England U21 vs France U21: Where to watch the match online, live stream, TV channels & kick-off time

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How to watch England U21 vs France U21 friendly from the UK, US, and India, as well as kick-off time and team news

England U21 will begin their preparations for the UEFA EURO U21 with a friendly against France U21 on Saturday.

England aced the qualification stage and topped Group G with 25 points from 10 matches, three points more than second-placed Czech Republic. Under boss Lee Carsley, the side only lost once during the group stage of the qualifiers and will confident of making an impact at the continental stage.

Both the France and England U21 teams are scheduled to play two friendlies during this international break ahead of the EURO U21 competition set to be co-hosted by Romania and Georgia in June 2023.

While England did well in the group stage of the qualifiers, France were even more impressive. They were unbeaten in their 10 matches and finished with 26 points.

GOAL brings you everything you need to know about how to watch the friendly between England U21 vs France U21, plus team news, recent form and more.

  1. Kick-off time

    Kick-off time


    March 25, 2023

    Kick-off time:

    5pm GMT / 1pm EDT / 10.30pm IST


    King Power Stadium, Leicester

    The game is scheduled for March 25, 2023 at the King Power Stadium, the home of Premier League club Leicester City. It will kick off at 5pm GMT in the UK, 1pm EDT in the US and 10.30pm in India.

  2. How to watch England U21 vs France U21 online - TV channels & live streams

    How to watch England U21 vs France U21 online - TV channels & live streams

    TV channels & streaming options

    CountryTV channelLive stream
    UKBBC Red ButtonBBC iPlayer & website

    In the UK, the match between England U21 and France U21 can be watched on BBC.

    The match will not be broadcast in the US and India.

  3. Team news & squads
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    Team news & squads

    England U21 team news

    U21 boss Lee Carsley has picked a 26-player roster for the two home friendlies as part of the preparations for this summer’s U21 EURO.

    Sunderland goalkeeper Anthony Patterson, defender Rico Lewis and Jarrand Brathwaite have been handed their first England U21 call-ups.

    Goalkeepers:Josh Griffiths, Anthony Patterson, Carl Rushworth, James Trafford
    Defenders:Max Aarons, Jarrad Branthwaite, Levi Colwill, Charlie Cresswell, Ben Johnson, Rico Lewis, Djed Spence, Luke Thomas
    Midfielders:Tommy Doyle, Harvey Elliott, James Garner, Angel Gomes, Curtis Jones, James McAtee, Jacob Ramsey, Oliver Skipp
    Forwards:Cameron Archer, Morgan Gibbs-White, Noni Madueke , Cole Palmer, Emile Smith Rowe

    France U21 team news

    The France U21 roster to take on England in the upcoming friendly includes familiar Premier League names such as Benoît Badiashile, Illan Meslier, and Michael Olise. There are no injury issues for the French team to deal with.

    Goalkeepers:Stefan Bajic, Lucas Chevalier, Illan Meslier
    Defenders:Benoît Badiashile, Melvin Bard, Valentin Gendrey, Pierre Kalulu, Castello Lukeba, Warmed Omari, Mohamed Simakan , Adrien Truffert
    Midfielders:Maxence Caqueret, Joris Chotard, Manu Koné, Enzo Le Fée, Michael Olise, Johann Lepenant
    Forwards:Amine Adli, Rayan Cherki, Amine Gouiri, Arnaud Kalimuendo, Matthis Abline, Bradley Barcola

    Head-to-head record

    June 19, 2019England U21 1-2 France U21UEFA EURO
    November 15, 2016France U21 3-2 England U21Friendly
    November 18, 2014France U21 3-2 England U21Friendly
    November 15, 2005France U21 2-1 England U21UEFA EURO
    November 11, 2005England U21 1-1 France U21UEFA EURO
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