The quarterfinal matches in the FIFA World Cup 2022 will be played from December 9. The England team defeated African champions Senegal in the pre-quarterfinal match of the World Cup 2022 in Qatar. At the same time, the French team has also taken entry in the quarter-finals by defeating Poland. Now both the teams will compete in the quarterfinal match on December 9.
England team in the quarterfinals for the 10th time
The England team is one of the strongest teams in the FIFA World Cup. The England team has reached the quarter-finals for the 10th time in the history of the FIFA World Cup. Earlier, the England team was successful in reaching the quarter-finals during the 1954, 1962, 1966, 1970, 1986, 1990, 2002, 2006 and 2018 World Cups. The England team had earlier finished fourth during the 2018 World Cup in Russia. England had scored a total of 12 goals during this World Cup, whereas in this year’s cup i.e. FIFA World Cup 2022, the England team has scored 12 goals. This has been the best performance from the England team.
France is the defending champion
The French team is the defending champion of the FIFA World Cup. In the FIFA World Cup held in the year 2018, the France team defeated the Croatia team by 4-2. At the same time, the French team has defeated Poland 3-1 in the quarter-final match. With this, France has also settled its 40 years old account. France’s team faced defeat against Poland in the 1982 World Cup match. Kylian Embappé, the young star of the French team, scored two goals in the match against Poland. Olivier Giroud also scored a goal in the match.
Oliver Giraud has achieved great success in this match. Giroud is the top scorer for France with 52 goals. With this achievement, Giroud has demolished the record of former veteran Thierry Henry. On the other hand, this is the ninth time for the French team when the team has made it to the last eight in the World Cup. The French team has entered the quarterfinals in 1938, 1958, 1982, 1986, 1998, 2006, 2014, 2018. Let us tell you that the French team has also been a two-time world champion. In the years 1998 and 2018 also the team has captured the title.
Youngest player to score nine goals in World Cup
Embappé has proved to be the most successful player of the French team in this tournament. The 23-year-old Kylian Mbappe scored five goals in this World Cup and four in the 2018 World Cup. Kylian Mbappe has become the youngest player in the world to score nine goals in two World Cups. At the same time, Kylian is the ninth player to score nine goals in the World Cup.