Stat Attack: France v Ireland

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Stat Attack: France v Ireland

Stat attack ahead of this evening's clash between France and the Republic of Ireland in Paris.
28th May 2018
  • Ireland have played France 16 times overall
  • Ireland have won 4, drawn 5, lost 7
  • The first ever meeting between the teams was in May 1937
  • The most recent match was the Last-16 game in EURO 2016 in Lyon where France won 2-1 after Robbie Brady netted a penalty
  • France are currently 7th in the FIFA World Rankings
  • France in Group 1 in League A of the UEFA Nations League alongside Germany and Netherlands
  • Didier Deschamps has been manager since 2012 and boasts a 62% win ratio
  • After our game tonight, France play Italy on June 1 and then United States on June 9 – all on home soil - while Ireland face USA on June 2 in the Aviva Stadium
  • France will take on Australia, Peru and Denmark in their 2018 FIFA World Cup group in Russia