After some hot favourites have left out of the tournament including Germany, Spain, Argentina and Brazil; Final of FIFA World Cup 2018 will be played on July 15, Sunday night between France and Croatia in Moscow, Russia. Both Football finalists are unbeaten in this World Cup. France played one draw match to Denmark with 0-0 while Croatia has won all their competitions to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final in Russia. Both Teams are set to win 2018 FIFA World Cup and fully prepared for their Final game of this competition. But which team is Favourites to win this trophy on July 15. Below are the some odds and discussions about both the teams.
Players of Both the Teams
Both teams have great players in their sides. France has the real pressure to lift the trophy once again after 20 years with their major players Griezmann, Mbappe & Pogba etc. On the other hand, Croatia are playing likely to win their first ever FIFA WC with their players including Modric, Ivan Rakitic, Perisic & other talented guys.
World Cup Meetings Between France and Croatia
The only match of FIFA World Cup between France and Croatia was played in 1998 when France was the Hosts where France beats Croatia in the Semi Final by 2-1 and later on won their first ever FIFA World Cup. This Final will brings back the memories of 1998 Semi Final match while Croatia will try to break their record.
How Many Times Both the Teams Have Been FIFA World Cup Winners
France have Won 1 FIFA World Cup before 20 years ago in 1998 with the captain DESCHAMPS Didier who is the current coach of France side. Croatia has neither won a tournament and hoping to Win this time. Before this Final, France has qualified twice for final and Croatia is playing their first ever Final. World Cup History will definitely effect their play in the last match of FIFA World Cup 2018.
The Star Players of Football World Cup Finalist Teams
Griezmann is considered star player for France while Luka Modric is the star player in Croatia and currently considered as one of the finest player in the football world. Griezmann has made 4 goals and 4 assists during 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. He has been the top scorer in UEFA EURO 2016 and won player of the tournament award. On the other hand, Luka Modric is FIFPro World XI member player and he has been the part of three-time UEFA Champions league winner.
France are clear favourites by keeping their past records in the World cups and their players like Griezmann, Mbappe, Pogba, Hernandez, Matuidi, Umtiti which have reached level of maturity and have enough talent to Won their last game of this 32 teams tournament. Still, we cannot ignore Croatia who has qualified with top place in their group and unbeaten team of this World Cup.