The two teams are looking for their third Cup

Argentina vs France will be looking for their third World Cup today.

This will be the sixth final for the Argentine National Team, which was already in this instance in 1930, 1978, 1986, 1990 and 2014 winning it twice (1978 and 1986).

While for France it will be their 4th final (France 1998, Germany 2006, and Russia 2018) they won twice (1998 and 2018).

It will seek to be twice champion consecutively, the last one that achieved it was Brazil in 1960.

In the general history, France and Argentina met 12 times with 6 victories for Argentina, 3 for France and 3 draws.

It will be the fourth clash between the two in World Cup history. Although the statistic shows that the South Americans obtained better results, the last crossing was for the Gauls.

With a recent memory in the list of matches between Argentines and Gauls, the record is a little more extensive and has a dominator in the history of the World Cup.

The first duel between the two was for the first date in Uruguay in 1930. The South Americans won 1-0 with a goal from Luis Monti, who was a finalist in that edition, but four years later was crowned champion representing Italy.

The second time they met was in Argentina in 1978, for the second day of the group stage. César Luis Menotti’s team won at the Monumental by 2-1, with goals from Daniel Passarella, a penalty, and Leopoldo Jacinto Luque. The partial draw had been scored by none other than Michel Platini, who was 22 years old. After that defeat, the Gauls were eliminated.

And, the aforementioned. The most recent precedent was just four years ago, for the knockout stages of Russia 2018. Argentina arrived badly, with conflicts and little functioning. France was a candidate and had solidity. Those of Didier Deschamps eliminated those of Jorge Sampaoli after the 4 to 3 with goals from Kylian Mbappé (by two), Benjamin Pavard and Antoine Griezmann; for the defeated scored Angel Di Maria, Gabriel Mercado and Sergio Aguero.

Today there are some survivors of that crossing. For France, Hugo Lloris, Raphael Varane, Antoine Griezmann, Olivier Giroud and Kylian Mbappé; in Argentina, there are still Franco Armani, Nicolás Otamendi, Nicolás Tagliafico, Marcos Acuña, Paulo Dybala, Di María and Leo Messi.


It has already been officially announced which shirt each team will use in the World Cup final. Argentina will wear a traditional jacket, light blue and white (white shorts and socks). France will also go for its usual symbol, the blue one.

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