World Cup 2022: The historic beatings of the France team against England

After their victory over Poland (3-1) in the round of 16 of the World Cup, the France team will find an old rival in the quarter. Indeed, England got the better of Senegal (3-0) and will face the Blues. The Habs have never been successful at the World Cup against the Three Lions, whom they will face for the first time in the final phase of a major tournament. They even took quite a beating…

L’French team knows his opponent for his quarter-final. The teammates of Kylian Mbappe will face theEngland for an unprecedented poster at this stage of the competition. Never the Blues had crossed paths with the English in the final phase of a major tournament. The two teams have already faced each other earlier in the competitions, but this will be a big first for a knockout match. The stakes are all the greater for Blues who have a revenge to take after all the disappointments of the past.

The Blues have never beaten the English at the World Cup

Saturday, the band at Didier Deschamps must put an end to English domination. This will be the third time the nations will meet in world Cup. The first two, the Blues had fallen. In 1966, at Wembleythem Tricolors lost 2-0 in the last group match. Sixteen years later, during the Global organized in Spain, the English had won 3-1, scoring a goal after only 27 seconds of play.

Monumental beatings

If the rivalry between the two nations is less strong than in rugby, it still exists. Unfortunately, the balance sheet is negative for theFrench team. In 41 clashes, the Blues have fallen 24 times, drawn 6 times and won 11 times. In these 24 setbacks, there are sadly historic beatings. At the beginning of the 20th Century, england crushed the Blues. In 1906, it inflicted a heavy 0-15 on them, before the 0-12 of 1908, the 0-11 in 1909 and finally the 1-10 of 1910. A very heavy liability which will weigh on the shoulders of the Tricolors.

Significant victories for the Blues

Not everything is to be thrown away, fortunately. The french team has reared its head in recent years. In 1999, the Blues won in a friendly Wembley thanks to a double Nicolas Anelka. They had done it again in 2010 on the core of 2 goals to 1. Same story in 2017, at the Stade de France this time, with success 3 goals to 2. The victory in a major tournament dates back to 2004 when the Blues had imposed themselves in hens at the euro. Zinedine Zidane had delivered his own in the very last moments by scoring a double (2-1). See you on Saturday for the rest of this chapter, definitely not like the others.

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