France is currently ranked 25th in the world, disappointing by the side's standards. The draw against world No. 97 Georgia on Sept. 6 couldn't have helped. It means the French may be tagged with a low seeding and, thus, face stronger opposition moving forward. Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris said, via ESPN. com: "(The ranking) could be troublesome for us, but we will have to deal with it. It also shows us how much we still have to achieve.
Let's take a look at the Group I clash on Tuesday in France. When: Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 3 p. m. ETWhere: Stade de France, Saint-Denis La Plaine, FranceWatch: TF1, ESPN3 (live stream)Betting Line (via OddsChecker. com): France (2/9), Draw (6/1), Finland (14/1)Top Storyline: Will France Build Momentum? Antoine Antoniol/Getty ImagesFrance may still be set for the World Cup playoffs, but if the French are to do some serious damage down the road, they will have to be better on the pitch.
"France isn't likely going to surpass Spain in Group I to grab an automatic qualifying bid for the 2014 World Cup, but manager Didier Deschamps will surely be looking for progress from his players. The side still has a lot of work to do if it expects to compete with some of the world powers. Prediction: France 2, Finland 1David Rogers/Getty ImagesI just don't see how Finland is going to muster up enough offense to outscore France on Tuesday.
France vs. Finland: Date, Time, Live Stream, TV Info and PreviewDavid Rogers/Getty ImagesFrance looks to gain some momentum in World Cup qualifying action against Finland on Tuesday at Stade de France. The French (14 points, 4-2-1) currently sit in second place in Europe's Group I, trailing leader Spain by three points. In their last qualifying match, they beat Belarus, 4-2. Finland (nine points, 2-3-2) has already been eliminated from World Cup consideration, but that won't stop the Finns from giving France a battle. Finland is coming off a 1-0 victory over Georgia in September.
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