The hosts had a pretty good first two rounds of group play. The first round against the tough style of South Africa eventually set a good foundation with a 1-0 victory. The second round was a 2-1 victory over the strong Mexican National Olympic team. The team is now at the top of the group and has a firm grip on the initiative to qualify for the tournament.
Japan National Olympic Team, Takefusa Kubo, played very well. He scored the winning goal against South Africa in the first round, and scored the first goal against Mexico in the second round to help the team build up a lead. With a comprehensive lineup at home, they were not afraid of the strong French National Team.
France was beaten by Mexico in the first round of the group stage. The team’s defense was blown away by Mexico, conceding four goals in the match and only recovering a bit of face with a penalty kick. In the end, the team lost 1-4 to the Mexican National Olympic team.
The next round was against the inferior South African National Olympics. With the 35-year-old veteran Gignac’s extraordinary performance, he scored 3 goals and gave an assist, and finally won 4:3 against South Africa, contributing to the team’s hope of qualifying.
Facing the hosts Japan, the team must win as much as possible and need to win by more than 2 goals to ensure advancement. Otherwise, it will depend on the performance of other teams. Therefore, this game is extremely crucial for the French National Olympic team. Whether the fate of the team is in their own hands or in the hands of others, we will know at the end of this game.
From the recent matchups, Japan’s strength is above France. Japan’s form is very excellent, and the team is quite stable in both offense and defense.
The current odds on 1XBET for this match are 3.03 for France and 2.38 for Japan.The stats also look more favorable for Japan.
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Japan only needs to take one point to ensure the first place in the group. The French team is striving to win this game and will definitely need to attack with all their might, the defense will have holes and the probability of a big score is greater.
Prediction one：Japan -0.25
Prediction two：total over 2.5