Austria host defending champions France in their UEFA Nations League 2022-23 League A Group 1 clash at the Ernst Happel Stadion in Vienna on Saturday, June 11. The match will kick off at 12:15 AM IST (Indian Standard Time).
Under head coach Didier Deschamps, France have struggled in the ongoing edition of UEFA Nations League, having claimed just a solitary point from their opening two matches in League A Group 1. Les Bleus are currently placed third in the standings, five points behind leaders Denmark.
On the other hand, Austria have registered one win and one loss in UEFA Nations League 2022-23 so far. Under new head coach Ralf Rangnick, Austria are placed second in League A Group 1 standings with three points on the board.
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Austria vs France recent form
Austria will look to bounce back after suffering a 1-2 defeat against Denmark in their previous fixture on Tuesday. Pierre-Emile Højbjerg and Jens Stryger Larsen scored for Denmark while Xaver Schlager netted the solitary goal for Austria.
In their last five matches in all competitions, Austria have registered two wins and as many losses while the other match ended in a draw.
Title holders France were held to a 1-1 draw against Croatia in their last match on Tuesday. After midfielder Adrien Rabiot opened the scoring for France in the 52nd minute, Andrej Kramaric equalised for Croatia by converting a penalty.
France have secured three wins in their five matches while playing out one draw and suffering one defeat.
Austria: L, W, D, L, W
France: D, L, W, W, W
Austria vs France head-to-head in international football
France have a superior head-to-head record against Austria in international football, winning 12 of the 23 matches that they have played so far. Austria have secured nine victories while two matches have ended in draws.
The last time these two sides met, France defeated Austria 3-1 in the 2010 FIFA World Cup Qualifier encounter.
Austria vs France prediction and football betting tips for UEFA Nations League 2022-23
France have the odds in their favour against Austria going into Saturday’s UEFA Nations League 2022-23 encounter. Going by recent form and past head-to-head record, France are likely to return to winning ways and get an important win against Austria.
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