Favourites to qualify for the Second Round as group winners, France are set for their toughest test in Group E when they face Switzerland in Salvador.
Otmar Hitzfeld's side are usually effective at limiting their opponent's chances, but France have enough attacking talent in their squad to get on the score-sheet and are taken to just edge the game at a shade above even money in the Match Odds market. Betting on a one goal Winning Margin is advised on this clash between European neighbours, as is a Correct Score bet of 1-0 to Les Blues and Draw/France in Half-Time/Full-Time betting. Both sides will look to cancel eachother out, but Didier Deschamps' players can find the breakthrough after the interval. With a tactical battle anticipated it may be worth taking advantage of bet365's Bore-Draw offer which enables punters to get a refund on losing Correct Score, Half-Time/Full-Time or Scorecast bets if the game ends 0-0.
The player most likely to get the decisive goal for France is Karim Benzema making the Real Madrid front man is an appealing bet in the First Goalscorer market, while Franck Ribery regularly chips in with a few goals for his country from midfield and is good shout in the Anytime Goalscorer market. Should Switzerland find the net then Xherdan Shaqiri could well be the scorer as he often looks to support the forwards and he is an interesting Anytime Goalscorer selection.
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