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France World Cup Defence Begins as England Roar | The Data Day Live

After England’s tournament got off to stunning beginnings against Iran, we turn our focus today on The Data Day Live to the start of France’s World Cup defence.

Our panel were joined by special guest Alexandre de Moussac from OptaJean to break down how the France team are shaping up as their World Cup defence begins, starting with an opening match against Australia. And then Duncan Alexander, Matt Furniss and Graham Bell dove deeper into England’s success against Iran, as well as all the other action from the first day of multiple games in Qatar.

Each weekday through the 2022 World Cup, The Data Day Live will bring you up to date with the latest from the tournament. Want to catch the shows live? Make sure you are following us on Twitter or you can also watch the show on our YouTube channel.

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