France – Iceland SOCCER PICKS
France and Iceland face each other in Stade du Roudourou, in a friendly match. This will be the 6th of the year for France, after the previous ones against the United States, Italy, the Republic of Ireland, Russia and Colombia. In the case of Iceland, this is their 6th friendly of the year, after having already faced Ghana, Norway, Peru, Mexico and Indonesia. There is only record of 1 recent direct match between these two teams, on 07-03-2016, which ended with the victory of France by (5-2).
The team of the house disputes its 6th friendly of the year. In the previous friendlies he registered the following: France (1-1) United States, France (3-1) Italy, France (2-0) Republic of Ireland, Russia (1-3) France and France (2-3) Colombia. The team comes to this match after a home win against the Netherlands by (2-1). France won 2, drew 1 and lost 1 of their last 4 home matches for the Friendlies.
For this competition, he does not lose 4 games. The team has conceded goals in 4 of the last 5 matches, so it has not presented great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, since they have always scored at least one goal in the last 5 matches for this competition. This is a team that usually scores many times first: opened the scoring in 12 of its last 15 games, of these 12 came to the break in advantage in 9 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘in 10.
France left for this game with a home win, 2-1, at the reception to Holland, in a game for the League of Nations: the goals of the team were marked by Mbappé and Giroud. The French team has a high quality squad, in all sectors. So, unlike the adversary of this friendly, it is guessed that he chooses to act in a 4-2-3-1, favoring a faster style of play, of constant offensive transitions. The spearhead of Chelsea, Giroud, will be the most offensive reference, offering his team the possibility of creating a lot of danger through the passing game. For this game the coach does not have Nabil Fekir, due to an injury.
The visiting team disputes its 6th friendly of the year. In the previous friendlies it registered the following markers: Iceland (2-2) Ghana, Iceland (2-3) Norway, Iceland (1-3) Peru, Mexico (3-0) Iceland and Indonesia (1-4) Iceland. The team comes to this match after a home loss to Belgium by (0-3). In the last 10 away matches for all competitions, Iceland won 4, drew 2 and lost 4.
For this competition, they have not won any of the last 4 matches. They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered at least one goal in each of the last 5 matches, but their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 4 of the last 5 matches for this competition. In 15 matches, they suffered the first goal 10 times and only managed 1 comeback.
Iceland reach this friendly with a snub at home, by 0-3, at the reception to Belgium, adding in this way the fourth slight in several competitions. As in the previous game, it is guessed that Iceland enters the field using a tactical system in 4-4-2, with the objective of taking advantage of the two arrows that act near the lines: Skúlason and Sigurjónsson. It is guessed that the most creative midfielder is Gylfi Sigurdsson and that the most offensive reference is the spearhead of Reading, Bodvarsson. There are no important absences for this game.