Opponents in the final of the World Cup in Qatar, this Sunday (18), Argentina and France have faced each other 12 times since 1930, with 6 wins by the South Americans, 3 by the Europeans and 3 draws.
Three of these clashes took place in World Cups, the last being in the round of 16 of the Russian tournament in 2018. The Bleus (Blues), on their way to the second world championship, won by 4 to 3.
The other two World Cup meetings took place in 1930 and 1978 (Argentina won 2-1).
France’s biggest victory came in March 1986, when they won 2-0 in a friendly at the Parc des Princes in Paris.
Argentina had two wins, both also in friendly matches, by the same score. In January 1971 in Mar Del Plata and in February 2009 in Marseille.
Five last matches between Argentina and France
- France 4 x 3 Argentina – Russian Cup (Jun.18)
- Argentina 2 x 0 France – Friendly (Feb.09)
- Argentina 1 x 0 France – Friendly (Feb.07)
- France 2 x 0 Argentina – Friendly match (mar.86)
- Argentina 2 x 1 France – Copa Argentina (jun.78)
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