NairaBet Preview: France v Croatia: Back Les Bleus for victory

Didier Deschamps men have improved as the competition progressed and are in good stead to nick the coveted trophy for the second time

France square up with Croatia at Stadion Luzhniki for the final of the 2018 global football showpiece on Sunday.

Les Bleus will be aiming to nick the biggest prize in world football for the second time in their history having secured the diadem in 1998 on home soil.

Didier Deschamps’ men pipped Belgium in the semi-final of the tournament thanks to Samuel Umtiti’s solitary goal coupled by their solidity in defence.

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Given the superior advantage over their opponent, having claimed victory in three of their previous five meetings, they have been tagged as favourites by NairaBet at the odds of (1.85).

Croatia came from behind to see off England 2-1 in extra-time to book a place in the final of the global tournament for the first time.

However, they will be aiming to go a step further by shocking their star-studded opponent at the price of (4.70).

The last two meetings between the sides ended with both settling for a share of spoils and it will not be out of place for a repeat at the end of 90 minutes of action backed by the same betting firm at (3.10).

The French have never lost to the Blazers and will be looking to maintain the impressive record at the odds of (1.20).

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Ivan Perisic was on the scoresheet for Croatia in their clash with the Three Lions and also assisted Mario Mandzukic with the match-winning goal. The Inter Milan man is (5.50) to find the net in this contest.

Olivier Giroud has not opened his goal account in this tournament despite featuring for 465 minutes, however, he is backed at (3.15) to notch anytime against Zlatko Dalic's men.

Kylian Mbappe has enjoyed an impressive campaign scoring four goals so far. The Paris Saint-Germain player is (3.05) to increase his goal tally in this encounter according to NairaBet.

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