This will be the first time these sides have met in the knock out stage of a World Cup. France and Argentina is likely to probably soon be confronting eachother for the 12th time. Even the South Americans support the upperhand with six wins for two, keeping a clean sheet at eight of their previous 11 experiences. They have just played twice at the previous 32 decades, in friendlies at 2007 and 2009,
which were won by Argentina (1-0 and 2-0 respectively). The fixture would be your first between two previous world champions at this World Cup. Headtohead France and Argentina meet from the first Game of This round 16 of the World Cup 2018 at the Kazan Arena today. France improved because the winners of Group C as Didier Deschamp’s side managed to guarantee seven points out of possible 9 points in the group point. But, Lionel Messi’s Argentina fought as these were on the verge of removal however a 86th minute winner out of Marcos Rojo against Nigeria at Albiceleste’s last group stage game saw Argentina right through to the second round of their World Cup. The match is scheduled to begin at 8:00 pm at Bangladesh time. Here we start looking at several statistics ahead of the thrilling encounter. Argentina have gone beyond the initial round for the 12th time in their last 13 World Cup appearances, with the sole exception to arrive 2002.
Their last four knockout games in the tournament have generated just 3 goals (two goals for, one against). They have won each of these last 27 worldcup games by which they were leading at halftime, since a 4-2 defeat in the 1930 World Cup final against Uruguay. Argentina have now been involved in five World Cup penalty shoot-outs, a lot more than any other nation – winning a combined listing four. France have been involved in 3 months, winning double. They have reached the quarterfinal stage in four of their past five World Cups, just failing in 2002 when they failed to escape from these group. Three of Argentina’s four role-playing games in the 2014 World Cup went to extra time. France Argentina Didier Deschamps takes charge of his 80th game as France head coach, over-taking Raymond Domenech’s record. Excluding penalty shootouts, France have lost just one of these past 11 matches at the knockout stage of the worldcup (W8, D2), which has been a 1-0 defeat to eventual champions Germany in 2014. Since the coming of the round of 16 in 1986, Les Bleus have always made it past the stage whenever they’ve reached it (1986, 1998, both 2006 and 2014). France just surrendered five shots on target within their three group games. The single goal that they let in was a penalty from Australia’s Mile Jedinak. It’s initially they have not conceded a goal from open play at a World Cup group stage since 1998, a championship they went on to win.