Did you know that the FIFA World Cup is arranged in France at this very moment? It all started on June 7th and it will last for one full month. The opening match was played between France and South Korea at Parc des Princes in Paris on June 7th, and the final will be played at the Olympic Stadium in Lyon exactly one month later.
France is a great host for such competitions and not only are they a great host, but they are also very good at playing at home ground. During the European Championship in 2016, they almost won the trophy, but they ended up losing the final against Portugal. But, in 2018 France was able to get revenge as they won the FIFA World Cup 2018 for men. Can they win the FIFA World Cup in 2019 as the females compete?
France got a great start on the tournament winning 4-0 against South Korea, but they have some more tough group stage matches ahead before they will enter the knockout stage. Their toughest match during the group stage will be played against Norway on June 12th. You can find the ultimate FIFA World Cup streaming guide with schedules and much more here.
Most people agree on the fact that the French team is among the biggest favorites to win the entire World Cup. There are, however, some tough opponents, and the United States might be the biggest of them all. They started the World Cup with a 13-0 win against Thailand. That doesn’t have to mean a lot, but it sure says something about their attackers and their ability to score a lot of goals.
France will play their last group stage match against Nigeria on June 17th and after that it will be time for the knockout stage. But, will Norway or France win the group A? Most people expect it to be France, but a lot will depend on their performance in the match against Norway on June 12th.
Matches played in Paris during the World Cup
Quite a lot of matches will be played in Paris during the FIFA World Cup. But, it is also easy to travel around in France with car of with some of the rapid trains if you desire to see a match live at the stadium somewhere else than in Paris.
Enjoy the FIFA World Cup in France!