FIFA World Cup 2022 is all set to begin at the weekend. For the first time in the history of the tournament, a Middle Eastern nation in Qatar will host the perennial event.
Hosts Qatar will face Ecuador in the inaugural match of this edition FIFA World Cup. The match will start at 9.30 pm IST.
European giants Belgium are coming as one of the huge favourites for the tournament. Belgium currently have one of the best squad of the world. The 2018 World Cup semi-finalists, Belgium are in Group F along with Croatia, Morocco, and Canada.
Defending World Champions France are another nation who are favourite for the upcoming FIFA World Cup. France have been drawn into Group D along with Australia, Denmark, and Tunisia. With both France and Belgium are expected to go deep into the World Cup, we might see them facing each other in the knockout stages.
France vs Belgium Head-to-head Statistics
Belgium and France are two of the biggest names in their regions. They have faced each other seventy-five times. France world cup squad currently have an edge over the Red Devils. France have won thirty matches against Belgium. Meanwhile, the Red Devils have got twenty-six victories against the French team. Nineteen matches between these two teams have ended in a draw.
Belgium’s biggest victory against France (by a goal margin) came in an international friendly in 1905. Belgium defeated France by 7-0. France’s biggest victory against Belgium came in the 1984 European Championship when they defeated the Red Devils by 5-0.
France vs Belgium Head-to-head Record
As mentioned earlier, France and Belgium have featured in 75 matches together. France have a better record against Belgium.
The Red Devils have got twenty-six victories against France. Meanwhile, the French side have won Thirty times against their Belgian counterpart. Nineteen matches between these two teams have ended in a stalemate.
Both sides met each other seven times in the World cup. Currently, France have a better record than Belgium. France defeated Belgium five times including a memorable victory 2018 World Cup semi-final. Belgium world cup squad have defeated France only once in the World Cup back in 1982. One match between these two teams ended in a draw.
How Many Matches Did Belgium Have With France?
Belgium and France have 75 matches till today. France have 30 victories while Belgium have 25 victories. 19 matches between these sides have ended in a draw.
Have France Ever Won a Football World Cup?
France have won the FIFA World Cup twice. They first lifted the World Cup in 1998. France then won their second World Cup in 2018.
What is France’s biggest football defeat in history?
France’s biggest defeat came against Denmark in 1908. They lost against Denmark by a margin of 17-1.