"Final Match - 18 December"
By cy.Reporter, 18 December, 2022
Argentina-France, final, stadium: "Lusaille", 17:00, RIK1
Argentina: With Messi for the trophy
The big moment for Argentina has arrived. The Albiceleste are a breath away from the dream with Lionel Messi leading them once again to a World Cup final after 2014. The captain of the team is the footballer who has stood out in this year's World Cup, but now he wants to catch in the hands the most important trophy of the football planet and to complete in the best way his appearances in the history of the World Cups.
France: To retain their title
For one more time and specifically for the second time in a row, France will be in the final of the World Cup. The "tricolor" after the victory over Morocco, want to make one more victory which will be the most important of the tournament and celebrate the third victory in the history of France. Didier Deschamps' men look to be in great shape and ready for the final and the trophy.
Argentina: 4-4-2: Goal: Martines, defenders: Molina, Romero, Otamendi, Acuña, midfielders: De Paul, Paredes, Fernandez, McAllister, forwards: Messi, Alvarez
France: 4-2-3-1: Goal: Joris, defenders: Kouté, Varane, Konate, Hernandez, midfielders: Tswameni, Rabiot, midfielders: Dembele, Griezmann, Mbappe, striker: Giroud
· In their last five games at the World Cup, Argentina scored first in the match.
· In their last five games at the World Cup, Argentina have scored in all of their matches
· France have found the back of the net in four of their last five World Cup games.
· Both teams have scored in three of France's last five World Cup matches.