Moldova and France meet in Stadionul Zimbru, in a match for this phase of the Qualifying Round. This will be the first direct confrontation between these two teams, as they have never faced each other before. Attention to the home factor, since Moldova usually conquers different results at home and abroad.
The home team had direct access to this group stage, so they will play their first match in this edition of the competition. This is a team that usually gets better results in away matches than at home, since in the last 30 matches they register 2 wins, 4 draws and 9 losses in away matches, with 6 goals scored and 22 conceded; against 1 win, 5 draws and 9 losses at their stadium, with 10 goals scored and 23 conceded. The team comes to this match after an away loss to Kazakhstan by (1-0). In the last 6 home matches for all competitions, Moldova won 1, tied 3 and lost 2. This is a team that usually scores few times first: they only opened the scoring in 3 of their last 15 matches, of these 3 He came to rest in an advantage in 1 and won at the end of the 90 ‘in 2. In 15 games, he suffered the first goal 7 times and never got the comeback.
Going into the next phase will be very complicated for the Moldova team, so if the team wants to surprise in the competition they will have to show high quality football in the field. In this round the difficulties will have to be even greater, because it will have ahead to the current world champion, so the attention will have to be redoubled. In the last match played, Moldova ended up being defeated by Kazakhstan by the score of 1×0. The technician must present in the field what is best in his template.
The visiting team will make its debut in this edition of the competition, as it did not have to play any of the eliminatory before this group stage. This is a team that usually maintains its competitive levels in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches they register 7 wins, 6 draws and 2 losses in away matches, with 18 goals scored and 9 conceded; against 12 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss at their stadium, with 31 goals scored and 16 conceded. The team comes to this match after a home win against Uruguay by (1-0). In the last 9 away matches for all competitions France have won 4, tied 3 and lost 2. Their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches. In 15 matches, they suffered the first goal 4 times and only managed 1 comeback.
France is one of the great favorites of this competition, because it has a staff full of stars. The team is the current world champion and wants to show the reason for having won this title, therefore, must enter the field with a desire to win. Playing away from home is usually a more complicated task, but France has all the conditions to leave the field with a great victory. In the last match, France defeated Uruguay by the score of 1×0. The coach must enter the field with maximum force.