European minnows Moldova clash with World Cup winners France in the opening qualifier match of the European Championship both sides keen bag their first three points of the campaign in an encounter that France is the hot favorite to bag the crucial three points in the much-awaited encounter by the home fans.
Moldova will be counting on their native support to stage an unlikely football upset against the World football powerhouse in what appears unlikely.
Moldova head into the match hoping to bounce back from their disappointing 1-0 away defeat to Kazakhstan in their latest international friendly encounter and down the visiting European giants at their backyard.
The Europen strugglers head into the match in relatively decent form recording two wins, two draws and suffered a single defeat in their last five matches and they will be craving for constituency against the French.
France travels to Moldova hoping for nothing less but a convincing win against tiny Moldova to kick start their European qualification campaign in style.
France head into the match buoyed by their recent 1-0 win over France in their latest friendly encounter and they will be hoping for a better performance against the European strugglers.
Didier Deschamps charges head into the match in decent form having won three, registered one draw and suffered one defeat in their last five matches and the veteran French tactician will be asking for nothing less than perfection in their upcoming European qualifier.
France will be seeking inspiration from inform Manchester United midfield maestro Paul Pogba and jet-heeled PSG hitmen Kylian Mbappe to fire them past their hosts and get the job done on the road and secure the maximum points.
Head to Head
The two sides will be meeting for the first time in a competitive match