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France U21 vs Slovakia U21 Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Fearsome France to slay Slovakia in Strasbourg

  • France host Slovakia in a 2021 UEFA U21 Championship qualifier
  • France U21 are 3 points behind  Switzerland U21 in Group 2
  • Match is being played in Strasbourg at 8pm BST on Monday
  • France have won 5-0 in 2 of their last 3 home matches
  • Slovakia lost 2 of their last 3 Euro qualifiers
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France beat Liechtenstein 5-0 in the U21 European Championships qualifiers on Thursday (Getty Images)

Slovakia U21 travel to Strasbourg to take on France U21 in a 2021 UEFA U21 Championship qualifier on Monday. France won 5-0 at the Stade de la Meinau last week and scored five goals in Slovakia last year. Will we see another five goals scored in Strasbourg?

France U21 Form


France U21 began their 2021 UEFA U21 Championship qualification campaign with a 5-0 win against Azerbaijan, 5-3 win in Slovakia and 3-2 win against Georgia U21.

Sylvain Ripoll’s side suffered their first defeat in a 3-1 loss in Switzerland. Odsonne Edouard’s penalty put France ahead but they were 2-1 down at half-time and couldn’t respond in Neuchatel.

France U21 won their next three matches to stay in touch of the Swiss. Les Bleuets won 2-0 in Georgia 2-0 and 2-1 in Azerbaijan before a 5-0 win against Liechtenstein on Thursday.

It was a comfortable win in Strasbourg, Amine Gouiri with two goals and two assists, Jonathan Ikoné and Romain Faivre on the scoresheet and Faivre missing a penalty. 

France U21 Team News


France are missing injured defenders Evan N'Dicka, Kelvin Amian, Ibrahima Konaté, Malang Sarr, and Dan-Axel Zagadou. Midfielders Jeff Reine-Adélaïde is also out.

Dayot Upamecano and midfielder Houssem Aouar have moved onto the senior side. Striker Odsonne Édouard scored 13 goals 8 appearances for the U21 side, he is not in the squad because of coronavirus.

France U21 have tremendous depth with Benoit Badiashile, Ibrahima Diallo and Maxence Caqueret coming off the bench against Liechtenstein, Moussa Diaby an unused substitute.

France U21 Squad


Goalkeepers: Alban Lafont, Dimitry Bertaud, Illan Meslier

Defenders: Colin Dagba, Rayan Aït-Nouri, Jules Koundé, Benoît Badiashile, Wesley Fofana, Melvin Bard, Yvann Maçon

Midfielders: Matteo Guendouzi, Boubakary Soumaré, Maxence Caqueret, Ibrahima Diallo, Romain Faivre

Forwards: Jonathan Ikoné, Moussa Diaby, Arnaud Nordin, Amine Gouiri, Randal Kolo

Slovakia U21 Form


Slovakia U21 have won three and lost four of their 2021 UEFA U21 Championship qualifiers. They started with a 2-1 loss in Azerbaijan before a 4-2 win in Liechtenstein.

Slovakia suffered a 5-3 home defeat to France before a 3-2 win against Georgia. It was Adrian Gula’s last match in charge as manager, replaced by Jaroslav Kentos.

Kentos’ first match in charge was a 4-1 defeat in Switzerland, followed by a 2-1 home defeat to the Swiss four days later. Their last match was 2-1 home win against Azerbaijan U21 on Thursday.

Lubomir Tupta scored first in Nitra, Azerbaijan equalised but Ivan Mesik scored a dramatic winner in added time.

Slovakia U21 Team News


Defenders Alexander Mojzis and Michal Tomic are injured.

The majority of the Slovakia U21 squad play in Slovakia. Defender Ivan Mesík (Nordsjaelland), Peter Pokorný (St. Pölten), Tomáš Suslov (Groningen) and Ľubomír Tupta (Ascoli) are the four exceptions.

Strikers Ľubomír Tupta and David Strelec have scored five goals each for the Slovakia U21 side. 

Slovakia U21 Squad


Goalkeepers: Dávid Šípoš, Samuel Petráš, Ivan Krajčírik

Defenders: Martin Šulek, Branislav Sluka, Kristián Vallo, Matúš Vojtko, Ivan Mesík, Lukáš Fabiš, Dominik Špiriak, Gergely Tumma

Midfielders: Christián Herc, Peter Pokorný, Marián Chobot, Martin Kovaľ, Ján Bernát, Dávid Ďuriš, Patrik Myslovič, Jakub Kadák, Tomáš Suslov, Miroslav Gono

Forwards: Ľubomír Tupta, David Strelec, Ladislav Almási

France U21 vs Slovakia U21 Head to Head


France U21 have a 4-3 advantage against Slovakia U21 in seven matches. France won 5-3 in Slovakia in October 2019 with Odsonne Edouard hitting a hat-trick.

France U21 vs Slovakia U21 Odds


France U21 are 1.20 favourites with Slovakia U21 listed at 9.00 at Unibet. A draw is available at 6.50 at bet365.

France U21 vs Slovakia U21 Match Up


France U21 beat Slovakia U21 5-3 early in the campaign and should perform better at home. After earning 5-0 home wins against Azerbaijan and Liechtenstein, this is set up to be a long game for Slovakia.

France U21 vs Slovakia U21 Stats


  • France U21 have won 8 of their last 9 matches including friendlies (all competitions).
  • France U21 have seen over 3.5 goals in 8 of their last 10 matches including friendlies (all competitions).
  • France U21 have won by 2+ goals in 6 of their last 9 matches including friendlies (all competitions).
  • France U21 have won 5-0 in 2 of their last 3 home matches (UEFA U21 Championship qualifiers).
  • Slovakia U21 have seen BTTS in their last 8 matches (all competitions).
  • Slovakia U21 have lost 2 of their last 3 matches (UEFA U21 Championship qualifiers).
  • Slovakia U21 have seen over 3.5 goals in 4 of their last 6 matches (UEFA U21 Championship qualifiers).

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Where is France U21 vs Slovakia U21 being played?

France U21 vs Slovakia U21 is being played at the Stade de la Meinau in Strasbourg, France.

When is France U21 vs Slovakia U21 being played?

France U21 vs Slovakia U21 is being played at 20:00 BST on Monday 12 October 2020.

What competition are France U21 vs Slovakia U21 playing in?

France U21 vs Slovakia U21 are playing in the 2021 UEFA U21 Championship qualifiers.

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Verdict

France U21 showed their superiority in a 5-3 win in Slovakia 12 month ago. France warmed up with a 5-0 win against Liechtenstein, a similar score would be no surprise in Strasbourg.

Best Bet: France U21 & Over 3.5 Win & Total Goals @-105.26 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Value Bet: France U21 -2 Handicap @+140 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units
Correct Score Tip: France U21 Win 5-1 Correct Score @+2000 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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