Key facts ahead of England -France clash

Key facts ahead of England -France clash
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Doha, State of Qatar
  • England are aiming to reach back-to-back FIFA World Cup semi-finals for the first time.
  • England have been successful in only one of their last five World Cup knockout ties against European nations.
  • England have scored 12 goals at Qatar 2022, equalling their best-ever tally in a World Cup final competition which they previously achieved in 2018.
  • Harry Kane is just one goal away from equalling Wayne Rooney’s record of 53 goals for England.
  • France have been successful in 14 of their last 16 FIFA World Cup knockout round ties (including one penalty shoot-out win).
  • France have been successful in eight of their previous ten FIFA World Cup knockout ties against European nations.
  • The last time that France were involved in extra time in a World Cup match was in the 2006 final against Italy.

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