The Argentina national football team and the France national football team have a long history of competing against each other in the world of football. Both teams have seen success over the years, with France winning the FIFA World Cup in 1998 and Argentina winning the FIFA World Cup in 1978 and 1986. This article will explore the timeline of their matches, from the first time they met in the late 1960s to their most recent meeting in 2018.
Argentina vs France: A Football Timeline
The Argentina national football team and the France national football team first met in a friendly match in 1966, with Argentina winning the match 4-2. Since then, the two teams have met a total of 11 times, with Argentina winning five of those matches, France winning three, and the remaining three ending in draws.
The two teams met again in the 1978 FIFA World Cup, with Argentina winning the match 2-1. Argentina went on to win the World Cup that year, and their victory against France was a crucial part of their success.
In the 1986 FIFA World Cup, the two teams met again, this time in the quarter-finals. Argentina won the match 2-0, and went on to win the World Cup for the second time.
The next time the two teams met was in the 1998 FIFA World Cup, with France winning the match 3-0. This match was significant as it was the first time France had beaten Argentina in a competitive match. France went on to win the World Cup that year, and their victory against Argentina was a crucial part of their success.
The two teams met again in the 2002 FIFA World Cup, with France winning the match 1-0. This was the second time France had beaten Argentina in a competitive match.
The two teams met again in the 2010 FIFA World Cup, with Argentina winning the match 3-1. This match was significant as it was the first time Argentina had beaten France in a competitive match.
The two teams met again in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, with France winning the match 1-0. This was the third time France had beaten Argentina in a competitive match.
The most recent meeting between the two teams was in a friendly match in 2018, with France winning the match 4-3. This match was the 11th meeting between the two teams, and the fourth time France had beaten Argentina in a competitive match.
A Look at the National Teams’ History
The Argentina national football team has been playing since 1901, and they have enjoyed great success over the years. They have won two FIFA World Cups,
On June 30th 2019, the Argentine National Football Team and the French National Football Team held a exciting match at Parc des Princes in Paris.
This was a crucial deciding game for the knockout stage of the UEFA European Qualification for the 2022 World Cup. The French National Team was looking to improve from the 2018 World Cup, where they were crowned the champion, on their home turf. Meanwhile, it was a huge opportunity for the Argentina National Team, who were going through a few inconsistent performances over the past few years, to finally turn things around.
The first half proved to be quite even, as the two teams kept the ball moving and created chances in attack, although neither could break the deadlock. The second half began with the same intensity as the first, and after sixty minutes of play, the French took the lead with a goal from midfielder Paul Pogba. Despite the Argentine’s countless attempts to equalise, the French would not back down and eventually prevailing with a 1-0 victory.
The match ultimately ended with the French clinching the win and the final score of 1-0, thus securing their continuous streak on the Uruguayan National Football Team, who have beaten them 4 times in the past five years. It was a thrilling encounter with both sides trying their best to score goals, but the French were eventually able to get the win and advance to the next round of the European Qualification.
This thrilling match showed how two great nations can come together and battle it out on the pitch. The French National Team, who are the reigning World Cup champions, were able to take on the powerhouse of the Argentinian National Team and come out successful. It was a great match between two great teams and we can expect similar exciting matches in the future.