Big Game Focus: France Women v Norway Women

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Two giants of women’s football, France and Norway, lock horns in a Group A clash in the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup. Both teams registered convincing wins in their opening matches. A pulsating encounter is expected when these top teams meet at the Allianz Riviera. Bet on the game here.

France had no issues in their first match against South Korea in the opening game of the tournament. They demolished the Koreans 4-0 to set up a second mouth-watering game against Norway. Les Bleus were dominant throughout the match but Norway presents a completely different proposition for them, where they’ll need to maintain the same concentration, swagger and energy.

Norway made relatively light work against Nigeria with a 3-0 win. The scoreline was flattering to say the least, given they created numerous chances and overwhelmingly dominated the Africans. France will definitely get a difficult game against the Norwegians.

Betting preview

France have won 14 of their last 15 matches in all competitions. France will also be playing in front of their own crowd. In the last seven encounters between these two, France have won three while Norway have won none. Therefore, you can back France Win at odds of 1.30.

Le Bleus last six matches in all competitions have seen at least three goals. Five of Norway’s last six games have seen Over 2.5 Goals. Therefore, you can back Over 2.5 Goals at odds of 1.65.

In the last five matches, France Women’s team has won four of them both in Halftime and Fulltime. Therefore you can back a France to win Half-time and Full-time at odds of 1.95.

Team news

Both teams have no injury concerns ahead of this huge showdown.

Possible line-ups.

France: Bouhaddi, Torrent, Mbock Bathy, Renard, Majri, Henry, Thiney, Bussaglia, Cascarino, Diani, Le Sommer

Norway: Hjelmseth, Moe Wold, Mjelde, Thorisdottir, Minde, Graham, Boe Risa, Engen, Reiten, Herlovsen, Utland