The first-ever season of UEFA Nations League is just a few moments away and what could be a better kick-off game than Germany vs France? The World Champions to meet four times World Champions in the opening game of the UEFA Nations League. It was a disappointing campaign for Germany in the World Cup but it was the best for France. Anyhow, both teams are set to face each other in the brand new Football competition. The Germans will have the home support advantage but will it be enough to stop the dominant French force.
Germany Vs France 2018 India Time [IST]
According to Indian Standard Time [IST], it will start at 12:15 am on 7 November 2018. The Fubball Arena stadium located in Munich got the honor to host this mouth-watering fixture between the two European giants.
|Competition||UEFA Nations League 2018-19|
|Date||7 November 2018 [India]|
|Time||12:15 am [IST]|
|Venue||Fubball Arena, Munich|
Germany Vs France Telecast in India
As Sony Pictures Network holds the broadcasting rights of the competition in India, its television channels Sony Ten 1 or Sony Ten 2 are expected to cover the live telecast for the Indian fans.
Match Preview And News
The last meeting between both teams took place in November last year that turned out a 2-2 draw during the International friendly competition. In 2014 World Cup, Germany won against France in the quarterfinal and later won the title. Two years later, France won against the Germans in Euro 2016 semifinal.
French captain Hugo Lloris and goalkeeper Steve Mandanda both ruled out the UEFA Nations League campaign for this month due to injury. Head coach Didier Deschamps has retained almost the whole World Cup squad except these two players.
2018 World Cup best young player Kylian Mbappe sent off for shoving an opponent after he was fouled late in PSG vs Nmies. He will discover the length of his ban following a disciplinary hearing on Wednesday, but Deschamps was reluctant to be overly critical of his young striker.
Germany and France are playing in the Group 1 of League A. Only one team from this group will advance to the semifinal of UEFA Nations League. Only League A teams will have the chance to win the trophy in the following year.