Karim Benzema will be looking to get some goals for France © Getty Images
Karim Benzema will be looking to get some goals for France © Getty Images

 

Jun 15, 2014

 

France play Honduras in the FIFA World Cup 2014 in a Group E match at Porto Alegre on June 14. This is Match of the 10 FIFA World Cup 2014 held in Brazil. Switzerland and Ecuador are the other two teams in Group E. France are seen as the favourites to top Group E and progress to the knock-out stages. Honduras have it all to do as they face a strong French side in their opening match in the FIFA World Cup 2014.

 

FIFA World Cup 1998 winners France are ranked 17th in the world heading into this match. Honduras are placed 33rd in the FIFA World Rankings at the moment. France are led by goalkeeper Hugo Lloris. They have other star players in Karim Benzema, Patrice Evra and Olivier Giroud. On the face of it, France have the better line-up. But this FIFA World Cup has already shown that many upsets are bound to happen. France should be wary about their rivals in their Group E opener.

 

Catch live telecast of the France vs Honduras FIFA World Cup 2014 Group E match on Sony Six and Sony Six HD. Catch the live streaming of the match on LivSports here.

 

The FIFA World Cup 2014 will run for a month as the final is on July 13 in Rio de Janeiro. A total of 32 teams will participate in the tournament. There will be eight groups [Group A to Group H] with four teams each. All the teams will play three matches each in the group stage.

 

A win is worth three points, while a draw will gain one point and a loss means no points will be added. The top two teams will qualify for the Round of 16s. From there the winners will progress to the quarter-finals, then the semi-finals and the last two victorious teams will play in the final.

 

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