France – Croatia World Cup Final Prediction
It is the game that everyone dreams of, to be present in the final of the World Cup, the largest and most prestigious event of selections from around the world. It ends a long marathon, from the first game, still in qualifying, and then an intense month of dispute among the 32 best teams in the world. In this edition we have France back in the finals, after being crowned champion in 1998 and being runner-up in 2006. For Croatia is the absolute debut at this stage because the best they have achieved in all its history was the 3rd place precisely in the 1998 World Cup. In other words, 10 years later we have the same high-level teams and are now in contention for the title. France were singled out as one of the main contenders for the title, while Croatia was seen as one of the outsiders. And so it was confirmed with the French always very cohesive and pragmatic, they won the group stage and then eliminated only Argentina, Uruguay and Belgium. The Croats also won their group, and brilliantly given the difficulty it had. Then they needed to go through all the games but eliminated Denmark, Russia and England. Two selections with generations of gold, but in the case of France impresses the quality and quantity, so it seems to have more solutions than this Croatia, in addition to reaching this phase with greater physical freshness. The favoritism is on the Gallic side, but will everything that made this Croatia not have the star of champion? This is what we are going to see at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow in a game that promises strong emotions.
STATISTICS AND IMPORTANT DATA
Both teams made 6 games and both won their group. France won 2 games and drew 1, but that tie served France’s interests perfectly, including the first place in the group.
Croatia have won 3 group stage wins. Outstanding in Argentina (0-3). Both teams suffered only 1 goal in the group stage and a penalty. This shows the defensive consistency of the two formations.
If the two selections were very similar, in terms of performances and results in the group stage, have already demarcated, and much in the phase to eliminate. France has grown from game to game. They eliminated Argentina (4-3), then Uruguay (2-0) and Belgium (1-0).
Croatia in the phase to be eliminated did not win a single game. You have always had recourse to prolongation and this can be decisive at this stage. He also conceded goals in all those games, one in each game, in regulation time. In this aspect also differs from France that suffered only in 1 game.
These are two excellent selections with talents to give and to sell, like Mbappé, Griezmann, Pogba, Kanté, Modric, Rakitic, Perisic, Madzukic, among many others. The title of world champion will be well delivered win whoever wins. However weighing all the weights, since the highest quality of the French team, even defensively, and the greater consistency in their game make her slight favorite. If it is a final and two very strong defensive teams, the cautious bet will be: Under 2.5 goals
Prediction Today: Under2.5 goals
Prediction of the Day: Victory of France