France take on Uruguay on Friday afternoon in Nizhny Novgorod in the first World Cup quarter-final.

The French overcame Argentina in their last-16 fixture in what was possibly game of the tournament so far, resulting in a 4-3 win for Les Bleus. The South Americans, meanwhile, dispatched Cristiano Ronaldo‘s Portugal 2-1 later the same afternoon.

Our unique algorithm has predicted the France side it believes will start the game.

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