We’ve reached the final quarterfinal of the 2022 World Cup with England taking on France for the last semifinal spot. Here’s a look at the starting lineups for both sides in this colossal clash of European heavyweights.
Lineups: ENG v FRA— Superbru (@Superbru) December 10, 2022
England (4-3-3): Pickford; Walker, Stones, Maguire, Shaw; Henderson, Rice, Bellingham; Saka, Kane, Foden.
France (4-2-3-1): Lloris; Kounde, Upamecano, Varane, T. Hernandez; Tchouameni, Rabiot; Dembele, Griezmann, Mbappe; Giroud.#FIFAWorldCup
England remain unchanged, with Jordan Henderson remaining in the lineup. Marcus Rashford should see some action off the bench eventually but he won’t start. Phil Foden, Bukayo Saka and Jude Bellingham continue to get the starting nod for Gareth Southgate.
France are also unchanged, with Kylian Mbappe headlining the attacking trio of him, Antoine Griezmann and Olivier Giroud. Jules Kounde has taken over the second wingback position.
According to DraftKings Sportsbook, France are very slight favorites to win in regular time at +165. England are +195 and a draw comes in at +210. France are -125 to advance from this game, and England are +100. We’ll see how it all plays out in this last quarterfinal of the round.