France Vs Netherlands Prediction Team News, Line-Ups, Key Players

Match Information

Stade de France, Saint-Denis, France

šŸ•’     6:45 pm (GMT)

šŸ“…     31st August 2017

France Team News 

Didier Deschamps will be without the suspended Raphael Varane here in this match.  Hugo Lloris, despite his massive error, has been recalled and is expected to start in goal.  There is no place for left back Bernard Mendy, who has recently returned from injury, while winger Ousmane Dembele has been left out due to a lack of playing time.

Predicted Line up 4-4-2 

Key Player
Antoine Griezmann as the focal point in attack for the French.  The Atletico man will look to kick into form by taking the Netherlands down yet another peg in this match with his explosive speed and finishing abilities.  

Netherlands Team News 

Dick Advocaat has made no surprising call-ups or dismissals here but for possibly bringing in veteran striker Robin van Persie for this match in which he side must get a result.

Netherlands Expected Starting Line  up 4-2-3-1

Key Player
The Dutch are in big trouble, and a man that they have to turn to in this situation is Arjen Robben.  The left-footed right winger has come up big for both club and country numerous times over the years and will be asked to do it again here.

France vs Netherlands Head-to-Head Stats

Oct 10, 2016: Netherlands 0-1 France (WCQ)
Mar 25, 2016: Netherlands 2-3 France (Friendlies)
Mar 5, 2014: France 2-0 Netherlands (Friendlies)
Jun 13, 2008: Netherlands 4-1 (UEFA Euro)
Mar 31, 2004: Netherlands 0-0 France (Friendlies)

Score Prediction: France 2-0 Netherlands