Spain and France go all out against each other in the finals of the Nations League.
The match is scheduled to start at 6.45 p.m. GMT on Sunday, 10 October 2021. The match schedule is San Siro Stadium in Milan, Italy.
Betting tips and match predictions for the Spain vs France (October 10) game. Up next is a preview of the latest betting odds, key stats, team news and projected starting lineups.
Spain vs France (October 10) latest betting odds
International betting sites price Spain to win at 3.10 (+210 American; 21/10 Fractional). The odds for a draw are priced at 3.25 (+225; 9/4), while France to win is priced at 2.60 (+160; 8/5).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Spain — 32%, draw — 30%, France — 38%.
Latest betting odds on Spain vs France (10 October 2021):
- Over 2.5 goals — 2.25 (-125; 5/4)
- Under 2.5 goals — 1.74 (-135; 20/27)
- Asian handicap (+0.25) on Spain — 1.72 (-138; 50/69)
- Asian handicap (-0.25) on France — 2.10 (+110; 11/10)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.91 (-110; 10/11)
- Both teams to score (No) — 1.83 (-120; 5/6)
Spain vs France (October 10) match preview and statistics
Spain has reached the finals of the Nations League after defeating the champions of Europe, Italy. This time around, they got revenge for the Euros semi-final and ended Italy’s 37 unbeaten games run.
A recap of the game, Ferran Torres scored a brace in the game before going off due to injury. He scored the opener with a volley that found the bottom right corner, Mikel Oyarzabal assisted with a cross that found Torres. Leonardo Bonucci was shown the second yellow card and was sent off in the 42nd minute.
Torres doubled the lead in the 45+2 minute with a header from a perfect cross from Oyarzabal, just before halftime.
Lorenzo Pellegrini pulled one back in the 83rd minute in a counter situation, Federico Chiesa provided the assist. The goal wasn’t enough to salvage the scores and La Roja won 2-1 at full time.
Luis Enrique’s men dominated the Azzurri with 75% possession, 92% pass accuracy, 13 shots and 14 chances. They completed more passes 751 than Italy who had 222 passes. The Spaniards aim for a win on Sunday evening.
Spain team news: Ferran Torres is doubtful for the final.
France completed an impressive comeback against the No 1 ranked team by FIFA. Didier Deschamps’ side beat Belgium 3-2 to reach the Nations League final.
They were trailing by two goals at halftime. Yannick Carrasco gave the Red Devils the lead in the 37th minute and Romelu Lukaku made it 2-0 three minutes later. Kevin de Bruyne was on the other end assisting the goals.
In the 62nd minute, Karim Benzema pulled one back for France with style. The Los Blancos striker smashed the ball to the far corner, assisted by Kylian Mbappe. Mbappe levelled the scores with a great style to the top corner from the penalty spot. In the 90th minute, they completed the comeback with a powerful shot that flew past Thibaut Courtois into the net.
Top stats from the match, 49% possession, 16 shots, and 11 chances. It was a tight game as both sides pressed each other. They both had the same number of shots on target. Les Bleus have a shot at another trophy this weekend. Let’s see whether they can defeat the Spanish team.
France team news: Lucas Digne picked up a hamstring injury in the match against Belgium. He is sidelined for this game.
Spain vs France H2H
Both teams have gone head-to-head 35 times. The Spanish side has 16 wins, while the French team has 12 wins and two draws. The last meeting was a friendly match in March 2017, and Spain won two goals to nil.
Spain vs France (October 10) key players and lineups
Spain projected starting lineup:
- Unai Simon
- Cesar Azpilicueta
- Pau Torres
- Aymeric Laporte
- Marcos Alonso
- Sergio Busquets
- Pablo Gavira
- Pablo Sarabia
- Mikel Oyarzabal
- Ferran Torres
Ferran Torres had a top performance in the last game. He has always been clutch for the national team and has scored in three straight games for the national team. His brace from the last match sealed their spot in the final. Mikel Oyarzabal is another key player to watch out for in this team. He provided the assist to the goals scored in the semi-finals.
France projected starting lineup:
- Hugo Lloris
- Benjamin Pavard
- Raphael Varane
- Jules Kounde
- Lucas Hernandez
- Theo Hernandez
- Paul Pogba
- Adrien Rabiot
- Antoine Griezmann
- Karim Benzema
- Kylian Mbappe
The key player to watch out for is Karim Benzema. He has had a great impact since his return to the national team, with five goals in six games. In the last match, Benzema scored the first goal with style and started the comeback.
Spain vs France (October 10) betting tips and prediction
Both teams are strong sides with top quality players. To reach the finals, means you deserve to win the trophy. Spain and France are in good form ahead of this match. It depends on the team that makes the best use of their chances, who makes the best decisions in the final third. Any error can be costly in this match.
They are evenly matched, you can’t write off France until the final whistle and it’s hard to defeat Spain because of their mentality. Luis Enrique’s side to win the trophy at the end of the match.
Betting prediction: Spain — Nations League winner
Odds: 2.10 (+110 American; 11/10 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Both teams to score (Yes)
Odds: 1.91 (-110 American; 10/11 Fractional)