France vs Brazil: 2019 World Cup host France takes on Brazil on Sunday in one of the more intriguing round of 16 battles. France won Group A with a 3-0-0 record and just one goal conceded.
== MATCH INFO ==
Women World Cup 2019
Team : France vs Brazil
Date : Sunday, June 23
Start Time : 3:00 Pm Et
Watch 2019 Women’s World Cup online originally appeared on France, the host of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, went undefeated in Group A play. But now, things get harder as they take on Brazil in the Round of 16 knockout match on Sunday at Stade Océane in Le Havre.
The winner of the France-Brazil match will advance to the quarterfinals where they will take on the winner of Monday’s USA-Spain match. cementing itself as a favorite to win the cup, while Brazil was 2-0-1 and finished in third place in Group C, getting through as the first third-place team with Marta and Cristiane leading the way. France is the favorite, but Brazil has the talent and pedigree to pull off the upset.
France: After blowing out South Korea in the opener, France had to squeak out one-goal wins over Norway and Nigeria. Those close contests should boost them in any tight games moving forward, and they should be confident in pulling them out. They’ve received just one shot on goal in the last two games and have been dominant in defense with Wendie Renard leading this team. Expect them to play a bit cautious against Brazil because of the threat Marta poses in attack.
Brazil: Hard to believe that if there weren’t third-place teams in the next round, Brazil would be home. With three teams finishing with six points in the group, Brazil is the one with some serious momentum after beating group winner Italy in the last game to move on. Consistently quality in attack, the concern is the defense, which at times can be a bit slow to react. They’ll have their hands full with France, but they have the players to pull off the upset.