France vs Finland: times, TV and how to watch online
All the information you need on how and where to watch the France vs Finland World Cup 2022 Qualifying match at the Groupama Stadium on Tuesday.
France will be looking to secure three points against Finland in World Cup 2022 Qualifying Group D after a draw with Ukraine in their last match, while Finland came out on top in a 1-0 triumph against Kazakhstan.
While injuries affected Didier Deschamps’ team even before September's international break got underway, the loss of Kylian Mbappé with a calf issue has complicated things even more for ‘Les Bleus’.
France, with Dayot Upamecano, N'Golo Kanté, Corentin Tolisso, Benjamin Pavard and Lucas Hernández unavailable, haven’t won any of their last five games in all competitions, but they are still on top in Group D with nine points, four ahead of Finland and Ukraine.
Meanwhile, Finland, who are attempting to qualify for a World Cup for the first time in their history, remain unbeaten in the group after chalking up their first victory over Kazakhstan last weekend.
The good news for Markku Kanerva's men is that they are in second position, four points behind France with two games in hand, but they have only emerged victorious twice from their last 11 fixtures.
Despite beating France 2-0 in a friendly match in Paris in 2020, Finland have lost their other eight clashes against ‘Les Bleus’ by an aggregate score of 18-3.
What time does France vs Finland kick off?
The World Cup 2022 Qualifying soccer match between France and Finland will kick off at the Groupama Stadium, Lyon, on Tuesday 7 September 2021 at 2:45 pm US (EDT) and 11:45 am US (PDT).
That’s 8:45 pm CEST and 7:45 pm UK time.
Find out what time France vs Finland starts if you’re elsewhere in the world.
Where can I watch France vs Finland in the US and UK?
In the US and UK, the following television channels and online services will be broadcasting France vs Finland:
US: ESPN2, TUDN USA, TUDN App, Univision NOW, TUDN.com, UniMás.
UK: Sky Sports Red Button, SKY GO Extra.
Find out who is showing France vs Finland elsewhere in the world.
France vs Finland: live AS English coverage
You’ll also be able to follow live-text coverage of France vs Finland right here at AS English. We'll be building up to the game from about an hour ahead of kick-off, before taking you through the action as it unfolds.