Les Bleues to take on Finland
The draw for the European group stages for the 2015 World Cup was held on Tuesday at 14:00. Top seeds France have avoided the Netherlands and will take on Finland, Austria, Hungary, Bulgaria and Kazakhstan.
The group stages kick off next September, after Euro 2013 in Sweden. The seven group winners will qualify automatically for the World Cup in Canada and the four best second-placed sides will go into the play-offs.