Venue Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein, Tuesday 3pm

Odds France 7-5 South Africa 9-4 Draw 12-5

Referee O Ruiz (Col)


Radio BBC 5 Live

FranceManager Raymond Domenech

Fifa ranking 9

Doubtful None

Injured None

Suspended Toulalan

Unavailable Anelka (sent home)

South AfricaManager Carlos Alberto Parreira

Fifa ranking 83

Doubtful None

Injured None

Suspended Dikgacoi, Khune

Match pointers• Since Zinedine Zidane's retirement France have failed to win their five matches at international tournaments

• South Africa's 3-0 defeat by Uruguay was the largest ever suffered by a host nation in the first round of the World Cup

• Nicolas Anelka has scored just once in his 15 appearances at international tournaments – against South Korea at the 2001 Confederations Cup

• Carlos Alberto Parreira has failed to win any of his 10 World Cup matches with the four nations he has managed at the finals apart from Brazil – Kuwait in 1982, UAE in 1990, Saudi Arabia in 1998 and South Africa in 2010

• France have been eliminated in the first round in three of their four previous World Cup participations outside Europe (Uruguay 1930, Argentina 1978 and Japan & South Korea 2002)