The France national football team will host Germany in a mouth-watering international friendly at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais in Décines-Charpieu, France.

The France vs Germany football friendly will start at 1:30 AM Indian Standard Time (IST) on Sunday, March 24. Live streaming and telecast of the match will be available in India.

Under manager Didier Deschamps, France will head into the high-profile game after being held to a 2-2 draw by Greece in their final UEFA Euro 2024 qualifying fixture in November.

With seven wins and one draw, Les Bleus qualified for UEFA Euro 2024 after they finished on top of Group B qualifying standings with 22 points from eight matches.

The hosts are also scheduled to face Chile next week at the Stade Vélodrome to conclude the international break.

On the other hand, the Germany national football team will aim to bounce back after successive losses to Turkey and Austria in November.

Having registered seven victories and one defeat, Die Mannschaft finished on top of Group B qualifying standings with 21 points from eight matches.

Julian Nagelsmann’s men will be eager to test themselves against a star-studded French outfit ahead of the marquee UEFA Euro 2024 to be held in June-July in Germany.

Ahead of the marquee clash, France have suffered a massive blow as star forward Antoine Griezmann has been ruled out due to an ankle injury. 

Apart from Griezmann, Bayern Munich winger Kingsley Coman will also miss the game against Germany.

Germany will miss the services of their star goalkeeper Manuel Neuer and uncapped midfielder Aleksandar Pavlovic due to injuries.

Despite the injuries, the likes of Kylian Mbappe, Ousmane Dembele, Aurélien Tchouaméni, Eduardo Camavinga, Dayot Upamecano, Jamal Musiala, Ilkay Gündogan, Toni Kroos, Joshua Kimmich and Marc-André ter Stegen will be inaction.

France vs Germany football head-to-head

France hold a superior head-to-head record against Germany in international football. Les Bleus have won 15 of the 33 matches that they have played against Germany so far. On the other hand, Germany have registered 11 victories while as many as seven matches have ended in draws.

The last time these two sides met, Germany beat France 2-1 in an international friendly at the Signal Iduna Park in Germany in September 2023.

Where to watch France vs Germany international friendly 2024 live in India

The France vs Germany football international friendly 2024 will be telecast live on Sony Sports Ten 1 SD and HD TV channels in India.

Live streaming of the France vs Germany friendly 2024 will be available on the SonyLIV app and website in India.

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