To kick off at this coming Saturday is the match between Hungary and France at Puskas Arena for a match in the 2nd round of the Euro group stages. Hungary enter the Euro 2020 as number 37 in the FIFA world ranking, thus signifying the gap between these teams as France come here with a ranking of number 2.
Before heading into their first match Hungary ranked as hefty favorites with the bookmakers to finish bottom of the group. Failing to book their place directly through the group stages, Hungary sealed a place at the Euro 2020 the hard way through play-offs. As such they enter the Euro 2020 as heavy outsiders even for a place in the next round.
France were expected to go far at the Euro 2020 after coming away with a great win in their first outing have put them in a prime position. Booking a place in the next round could be done with already after the second match.
Hungary vs France stats and analysis
Hungary have not exactly set the world on fire lately when it comes to goal scoring. Hungary scored a lowly 11 times in the last 10 internationals creating an average of just 1.1 goals per game. They held on for a clean sheet in 2 of these matches, conceding 18 goals which is an average of 1.8 per game.
France begin their Euro 2020 campaign with very good stats in their last 10 internationals. France hit the target 2.2 times on average per game, scoring 22 goals along the way. They conceded a total of 5 goals, an average of 0.5 per game, as they held on for a clean sheet in 6 of those matches.
Coming away from their next Euro 2020 match with anything but a defeat for Hungary would be a huge surprise. It looks like a question of simply trying to minimize the defeat everyone expects them to suffer.
Missing out on a win in the upcoming outing at the Euro 2020 will be a massive blow for France who are looking to have a crack at the title.
Stats and facts for Hungary and France.
- Hungary has lost in the last 4 of 5 matches;
- Hungary conceded in the last 10 of 12 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Hungary's last 2 of 4 matches.
- France has won the last 3 matches in a row;
- France unbeaten the last 8 matches in a row;
- France has won the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
- France has won in the last 7 of 8 matches.
Lineup Hungary vs France
Form Hungary vs France
Hungary continue to collect points.
Hungary look to build on their current momentum with another positive result. In their last 3 matches, Hungary claimed a 1-0 win against Cyprus, followed by a 0-0 draw against Ireland. Their most recent match brought a 3-0 defeat against Portugal.
France keep on winning.
France look to have found a rich vein of form right now with yet another win last week. Looking back at the last 3 matches France demolished Wales in a 3-0 win before playing out a 3-0 win against Bulgaria. Their most recent task handed France a 1-0 win against Germany.
Hungary v France Fixture History
On 31 May 2005 these two nations went head-to-head against each other in their most previous meeting, when France came out on top with a 2-1 scoreline.
Full Time Betting
According to the bookmakers France are favorites to win. A bet on a win for France will get you odds 1.30, meaning the bookies predict they are in with a 77% chance of beating Hungary. If you want to bet your money on Hungary the best odds are 11.00.
Roland Sallai is the player to look out for as he will be gunning for more goals. He has been on target 2 times in the last 6 matches for Hungary. With Antoine Griezmann on 4 goals in the last 6 internationals for he has delivered the goods for France, who will be hoping he can add to to his total.