France vs. Poland start time, live stream: How to watch World Cup 2022 online, TV channels, tips, betting odds

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France and Poland meet at 10:00 ET at Al Thumama Stadium in Doha for their round of 16 tie. The defending champions led Group D while Poland managed to sneak into second place behind Argentina in Group C. The French lost 1-0 to Tunisia last time out, but Didier Deschamps turned his side around strong, while Poland lost 2-0 to Lionel Messi’s Argentine side. With strong performances from Saudi Arabia and Mexico, many consider Poland lucky to have made it this far, while France looked good against Australia and Denmark. Superstar couple Kylian Mbappe and Robert Lewandowski are both top scorers in Qatar, with the Paris Saint-Germain man coming into this encounter with three and the Barcelona hotshot with one.

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How to see and odds

  • Date: Sunday 4 December | Time: 10:00 a.m. ET
  • Location: Al Thumama Stadium – Doha, Qatar
  • TV: FS1 and Telemundo | Live broadcast: fuboTV (try for free)
  • Opportunities: France -350; Draw: +400; Poland +1100 (via Caesars Sportsbook)

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Team News

France: Theo Hernandez’ ankle injury should not prevent him from starting here at left-back, while reserve goalkeeper Alphonse Areola was the only other injury-prone player with back problems, which did not prevent him from being on the bench against Tunisia. Otherwise, Deschamps’ players are in good health and Mbappe, Antoine Griezmann, Ousmane Dembele and Olivier Giroud should all be in the starting XI after being rested from the start against the Tunisians. One more goal for Giroud and he will become his country’s undisputed top scorer ahead of Thierry Henry. Adrien Rabiot and Aurelien Tchouameni will once again form the basis of midfield after Jordan Veretout and Youssouf Fofana failed to impress against the Eagles of Carthage.

Poland: Czeslaw Michniewicz has a full-strength squad to choose from here, albeit with six players who may be suspended if they make it to the quarter-finals. Przemyslaw Frankowski and Karol Swiderski were substituted at half-time against Argentina but the RC Lens man is unlikely to lose his regular role, while Arkadiusz Milik or Krzysztof Piatek Lewandowski could join in attack.


Poland did well to get this far while France convinced until they started resting the players ahead of this game. Expect Les Bleus to pick up where they left off which is bad news for the Poles who will once again need Wojciech Szczesny to put on a great performance between the sticks to have any chance of an upset. Choose: France 3, Poland 1.

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