France play Denmark in the World Cup in Doha on Saturday.
When: Saturday Nov. 26, 1800 local
Where: Stadium 974, Doha, Qatar
* Denmark beat France twice in the recent Nations League campaign, winning 2-1 in Paris and following that up with a 2-0 victory in Copenhagen.
* The French are the current world champions, while Denmark made it to the semi-finals of Euro 2020 despite playmaker Christian Eriksen suffering a heart attack in their first group game against Finland.
* France have won the World Cup twice (1998, 2018), while Denmark’s best performance came in France in 1998, where they made the quarter-finals
* French striker Olivier Giroud needs one more goal to become his country’s all-time leading top scorer – the 36-year-old is tied with Thierry Henry on 51 goals after netting twice in their opener against Australia.
Previous meetings: The two teams have met 16 times in total, with eight wins for France and six for Denmark.