England v France World Cup prediction, tips, team news, kick-off time and date

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England are preparing to face the reigning champions in a blockbuster World Cup quarter-final clash.

The Three Lions remain unbeaten in Qatar but face the daunting prospect of needing to stop Kylian Mbappe and co if they’re to continue their journey.

Jordan Henderson, Harry Kane and Bukayo Saka were on target as Gareth Southgate’s side swept aside Senegal to book their place in the last eight, although France will provide a much stiffer test.

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Les Bleus also hit three goals in their last-16 win over Poland – Olivier Giroud opening the scoring before Mbappe bagged a brace – and look in decent nick as they bid to become the first nation since Brazil in 1962 to win back-to-back editions of the World Cup.

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You can check out the latest England v France odds on the Paddy Power website and Paddy Power app, otherwise everything you need to know about the World Cup quarter-final fixture is below.

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England v France date and kick-off time

England v France is scheduled to kick off at 19:00 GMT on Saturday, December 10. You can watch the match live on ITV1 and RTÉ2.

England v France team news and predicted lineups

Raheem Sterling missed the 3-0 win over Senegal in the last 16 after flying back to England for family reasons, although he is returning to Qatar ahead of this match. Declan Rice is fit to play after illness. Gareth Southgate could be tempted to switch to the three-at-the-back formation that served the Three Lions well at previous tournaments under his management.

Kylian Mbappe trained away from the main group on Tuesday but looks likely to make Didier Deschamps’ team.

England predicted lineup: Pickford; Trippier, Walker, Stones, Maguire, Shaw; Rice, Bellingham; Saka, Kane, Foden

France predicted lineup: Lloris; Kounde, Varane, Upamecano, Hernandez; Tchouameni, Rabiot; Dembele, Griezmann, Mbappe; Giroud

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England v France betting tips

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England v France prediction

Thommo: We’ve got a mouthwatering game on Saturday, with England facing France for a place in the semi-finals.

As much as I’d love to side with England, I feel France will get the job done. It won’t be a walkover and England will put in a performance but I’m going with France to Win.

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