France vs Australia Live Stream: Watch the 2018 World Cup online for free
It’s the third day of World Cup 2018, and France, one of the competition favourites, are set to take on Australia at the Kazan Arena, in the first clash of Group C. Our guide reveals everything you need to know to watch the France vs Australia game on TV and online – and best of all, it’s free! Plus, full France vs Australia TV channel details, the kick-off time and more.
Les Bleus arguably have the most talented side in the tournament, boasting the likes of Kylian Mbappe, Ousmane Dembele, Antoine Griezmann, Paul Pogba, N’Golo Kante and Hugo Lloris.
The same can’t be said for the Socceroos, but they always seem to raise their game on the big stage. Veteran striker (and scorer of spectacular goals) Tim Cahill is expected to lead the line, with a support act featuring Mile Jedinak, Aaron Mooy and Mat Ryan, who’ll be familiar to Premier League watchers.
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This looks like a straightforward victory on paper, but as we all know anything can happen, especially when it comes to the France team and World Cups.
Without further ado, let’s get to the nitty-gritty of how everyone can tune into the game.
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France vs Australia: When is today’s World Cup match?
The France vs Australia kick-off time is set for 11am BST, which is 12pm local time in Kazan, Russia, where the game is being played.
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France vs Australia TV Channel: How do I watch France vs Australia on TV?
The BBC and ITV are splitting World Cup TV coverage here in the UK, and the France vs Australia clash has gone to the Beeb.
The exact France vs Australia channel is BBC One, with coverage set to start at 10:30am BST.
How to watch France vs Australia: Live stream the World Cup
To watch France vs Australia online, all you need to do is fire up BBC iPlayer, which doesn’t cost a penny if you’ve got a valid UK TV license.
There are iPlayer apps available for virtually every modern platform and device. Below are some of the most popular to help you on your way.
Worried that you might not be able to access BBC iPlayer where you live? A common workaround is to use a VPN – and our guide to the best VPNs is the obvious place to get started choosing the one that’s right for you.
France World Cup squad
Hugo Lloris, Steve Mandanda, Alphonse Areola; Djibril Sidibe, Benjamin Pavard, Adil Rami, Raphael Varane, Samuel Umtiti, Presnel Kimpembe, Benjamin Mendy, Lucas Hernandez; Paul Pogba, Blaise Matuidi, Corentin Tolisso, N’Golo Kante, Steven Nzonzi; Kylian Mbappe, Olivier Giroud, Antoine Griezmann, Ousmane Dembele, Florian Thauvin, Thomas Lemar, Nabil Fekir
Australia World Cup squad
Mat Ryan, Danny Vukovic, Brad Jones; Trent Sainsbury, Milos Degenek, Matt Jurman, Mark Milligan, Josh Risdon, Aziz Behich, James Meredith; Mile Jedinak, Aaron Mooy, Massimo Luongo, Jackson Irvine, Tomi Rogic, Dimitri Petratos, Mathew Leckie, Daniel Arzani; Tim Cahill, Tomi Juric, Andrew Nabbout, Jamie Maclaren, Robbie Kruse
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