League: WORLD: Friendly International
Match: 20:00 France – Iceland
Prediction: Over 2.5 Goals
Average odds: 1.52
Bookmaker: Bwin
Result: 2:2 WIN!!!


In a repeat of the 2016 Euro quarter-finals, France welcome Iceland to the Stade du Roudourou in Guingamp for this international friendly fixture. The Icelanders need to lift their spirits after losing their first two UEFA Nations League (UNL) games, however in France they face a side they have never beaten.
After a goalless away draw to Germany in their UNL opener, World Cup winners France found their way back to success by defeating the Netherlands (2-1) last month. In all competitions, including friendlies, Didier Deschamps’ men have lost just one of their last 21 games (W15, D5, L1).
In fact the French are now unbeaten in their last 13 matches (W10, D3) – their best streak since June 2012.
In polar-opposite form, the Icelanders are on a dreadful run of nine-straight winless games (D2, L7). A worry for Erik Hamrén will be that his side have conceded nine goals in their two UNL fixtures so far, without scoring a single goal themselves. Moreover, Iceland have conceded at least three goals in four of their last five clashes against France.
In 12 previous meetings, France have a superb record against Iceland of: W9, D3, L0, scoring over triple as many as they have conceded (GF 35, GA 10).
Players to watch: French striker Olivier Giroud scored the winning goal against the Netherlands (2-1), and netted two goals against Iceland in the Euro 2016 quarter-final. Alfreð Finnbogason (ICE) is in great form, scoring four goals in his last two games for Augsburg in the Bundesliga.
Stat attack: In five of the last seven H2Hs, France were leading at half-time.
Iceland have conceded 25 goals in their last nine games (2.7 goals per game).
Interestingly, the French have scored at least two goals in eight of their last nine friendly matches.

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