The 2022 World Cup has concluded with France beating England 2-1 and moving on to the final next week. A brilliant goal from Aurelien Tchouameni set off the match for Real Madrid. Referee Wilton Pereira Sampaio ignored Harry Kane’s earlier penalty appeal after the break. Despite Kane’s dramatic miss, France won with late goals from Olivier Giroud and Jean-Louis Kane. The reigning world champions France defeated England 2-1 in the World Cup quarterfinals after Harry Kane missed a penalty in the 84th minute.
It ended 90 minutes after Olivier Giroud’s skied penalty kick and six minutes after he restored France’s lead. In the first half, Kane had scored a penalty – but was denied one after an outside-the-area foul by Dayot Upamecano. The French are now set to play Morocco in the semifinals on Wednesday after Aurelien Tchouameni put France ahead in the first half.
A close-range header from Olivier Giroud and Harry Kane’s missed penalty in the Al Bayt Stadium decided France’s quarterfinal victory over England at the 2022 FIFA World Cup. After tying Wayne Rooney’s 53-goal record for England in the second half, Kane fired a penalty over the crossbar six minutes from time to ensure that England would not level again.
France made it to the 2022 FIFA World Cup semifinals with a close-range header from Olivier Giroud and a missed penalty by Harry Kane at the Al Bayt Stadium. As England was battling for a 2-2 draw in the second half, Tottenham striker Kane scored a penalty that sailed over the crossbar six minutes from time to ensure the team did not equal the record of 53 goals for England set by Wayne Rooney.
France vs. England Highlights Score
On Sunday, France beat England 2-1 in the quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup 2022 at the Al Bayt Stadium in Qatar. Aurelien Tchouameni’s long-range effort gave the defending champions the lead in the 17th minute. The game was leveled in the 54th minute when Harry Kane converted a penalty, and France’s authority was restored when Oliver Giroud scored in the 78th minute. Once again, Kane missed a penalty opportunity to equalize for England. Morocco will face France in the semifinals after France wins.
It’s done! As the full-time whistle blows, the referee signals the end of the game. A hunched Kane leans against the wall. There is dismay in England. There is a celebration in France. It’s semifinal time for them. It’s over for England! It was a close call for the Three Lions. There was a chance for Kane to level the score, but he didn’t take it. For England, it wasn’t meant to be. It is the first time in 60 years that France is on the verge of becoming back-to-back champions. Didier Deschamps’ team will face Morocco next.
It was a match with two record goalscorers, but the results were contrasting. Olivier Giroud scored the winner in France, and Harry Kane missed a penalty in England. On Sunday, holders France advanced to Qatar’s FIFA World Cup 2022 semifinals by defeating England 2-1 at the Al Bayt stadium. Morocco, who eliminated Portugal from the tournament on Saturday, will face the defending champions in Thursday’s final.
France vs. England Head-To-Head Records At The World Cup 2022
The victory over Senegal earned England a quarterfinal matchup against France, who beat Poland 3-1 in Round 16. Neutrals will be delighted to see Jude Bellingham of England and Kylian Mbappe of France in superb form, with their respective sides topping their groups and advancing to the knockout stages. There has never been a higher stakes contest between the Three Lions and Les Bleus, with the winner advancing to the semifinals against either Portugal or Morocco on Saturday. Could Didier Deschamps’ experience of winning a World Cup prove decisive in the World Cup final? Do you think Gareth Southgate has what it takes to conjure up another English masterclass? Looking back at the history of England vs. France, Sporting News looks at the game.
The two countries have only met 11 times over the last three decades despite being close geographically, with Les Bleus’ two World Cup triumphs. Since England and France played out a goalless draw in 1992, France has won five of their six games against England, including a thrilling 2-1 win at the 2004 European Championships.
There have been 17 wins for England in 31 international matches against France since May 1923. England defeated Les Bleus 3-1 in group-stage action at the 1982 World Cup and won both encounters against Les Bleus during England’s glorious 1966 World Cup campaign. Since the 2012 European Championships, England and France have mostly fought to a 1-1 tie, with Didier Deschamps’ team winning the last competitive match.
France vs. England Final Score
|Team||1 Half||2 Half||Final Result|
France vs. England Goals:
- 84’ – Kane PEN miss | ENG 1-2 FRA
- 78′ – Giroud goal | ENG 1-2 FRA
- 54’ – Kane goal (PEN) | ENG 1-1 FRA
- 17’ – Tchouameni goal | ENG 0-1 FRA
List of Confirmed Line-ups:
France lineup (4-2-3-1, right to left): 1. Lloris (GK) — 5. Kounde, 4. Varane, 18. Upamecano, 22. T. Hernandez — 8. Tchouameni, 14. Rabiot — 11. Dembele, 7. Greizmann, 10. Mbappe — 9. Giroud.
England lineup (4-3-3, right to left): 1. Pickford (GK) — 2. Walker, 5. Stones, 6. Maguire, 3. Shaw — 8. Henderson, 4. Rice, 22. Bellingham — 17. Saka, 9. Kane, 20. Foden.
France vs. England HEAD-TO-HEAD RECORD
|10 May 1923||France v England||W||1-4||International Friendly|
|17 May 1924||France v England||W||1-3||International Friendly|
|21 May 1925||France v England||W||2-3||International Friendly|
|26 May 1927||France v England||W||0-6||International Friendly|
|17 May 1928||France v England||W||1-5||International Friendly|
|09 May 1929||France v England||W||1-4||International Friendly|
|14 May 1931||France v England||L||5-2||International Friendly|
|06 Dec 1933||England v France||W||4-1||International Friendly|
|26 May 1938||France v England||W||2-4||International Friendly|
|03 May 1947||England v France||W||3-0||International Friendly|
|22 May 1949||France v England||W||1-3||International Friendly|
|03 Oct 1951||England v France||D||2-2||International Friendly|
|15 May 1955||France v England||L||1-0||International Friendly|
|27 Nov 1957||England v France||W||4-0||International Friendly|
|03 Oct 1962||England v France||D||1-1||UEFA European Championship|
|27 Feb 1963||France v England||L||5-2||UEFA European Championship|
|20 Jul 1966||England v France||W||2-0||FIFA World Cup|
|12 Mar 1969||England v France||W||5-0||International Friendly|
|16 Jun 1982||England v France||W||3-1||FIFA World Cup|
|29 Feb 1984||France v England||L||2-0||International Friendly|
|19 Feb 1992||England v France||W||2-0||International Friendly|
|14 Jun 1992||France v England||D||0-0||UEFA European Championship|
|07 Jun 1997||France v England||W||0-1||Tournoi de France|
|10 Feb 1999||England v France||L||0-2||International Friendly|
|02 Sep 2000||France v England||D||1-1||International Friendly|
|13 Jun 2004||France v England||L||2-1||UEFA European Championship|
|26 Mar 2008||France v England||L||1-0||International Friendly|
|17 Nov 2010||England v France||L||1-2||International Friendly|
|11 Jun 2012||France v England||D||1-1||UEFA European Championship|
|17 Nov 2015||England v France||W||2-0||International Friendly|
|13 Jun 2017||France v England||L||3-2||International Friendly|
|10 Dec 2022||England v France||L||1-2||FIFA World Cup|
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