The Republic of Ireland and France are two national football teams that compete in different leagues and tournaments. In recent years, France has continued to perform well, reaching the final of UEFA EURO 2016 and winning the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia. However, the team has experienced some setbacks, such as an early exit from the UEFA Euro 2020 Tournament.
Both teams have had mixed performances in their recent matches. The Republic of Ireland has won 3, drawn 1 and lost 2 matches in the last six matches, while France has won 4, drawn 0, and lost 2.
Will they win the UEFA EURO Champions 2024 with the all-time best team in their history?
After 1984, France never won any UEFA EURO Championship. Fans hope they will win the UEFA EURO Champions 2024 with the all-time best team in their history. France is on top of the table in their group in qualifier matches with one win in their last encounter with the Netherlands, in which they won that match by a France starting Playing XI score.
France played in the FIFA WORLD CUP 2022 final but lost the final match to Argentina in a penalty shootout, one of the major setbacks for the France team in recent times.
What is the history of both these teams?
France and Ireland have a long history of football matches, and The first ever match between France and Ireland was played in 1973 in Dublin and France won by (2-0). They played 19 times against each other, In this Rivalry France won nine matches whereas Ireland won four, and six ended with a draw.
Key Players to watch in France vs Ireland Match
For France, players like Kylian Mbappe, Antoine Griezmann, and Konate are known for their skill and ability to make a difference in games. For Ireland, players like Shane Duffy, Jeff Hendrick, and Aaron Connolly have shown their quality in previous matches.
France Vs Ireland Expected Playing XI for today’s match
|France starting Playing XI||Ireland starting Playing XI|
|Mike Maignan||Gavin Bazunu|
|Jules Kounde||John Egan|
|Ibrahima Konate||Nathan Collins|
|Dayot Upamecano||Dara O’Shea|
|Theo Hernandez||Matt Doherty|
|Aurelien Tchouameni||Josh Cullen|
|Adrien Rabiot||Jayson Molumby|
|Kingsley Coman||Jason Knight|
|Kylian Mbappe||Callum O’Dowda|
|Kolo Muani||Evan Ferguson|
|Antoine Griezmann||Michael Obafemi|