Spain vs. Germany Match preview
Spain will face Germany at Estadio de la Cartuja on Tuesday night eyeing a spot in the semi-final of the 2020-21 UEFA Nations League. DFB are currently top of League A Group 4 with nine points, one point clear of second-placed Spain.
Spain failed to yield all points against Switzerland by drawing 1-1; they would have been in charge of Group 4 heading into this match.
DFB is going into this match after thrashing Ukraine 3-1 and are confident on this one.
Spain vs. Germany Match Facts
- Spain have featured in five UEFA Nations League matches, winning twice, drawing twice, and losing once in the process.
- La Furia Roja have registered two clean sheets in their last five UEFA Nation League matches.
- Germany have failed to register any clean-sheet in five UEFA Nations League matches.
- DFB have played five UEFA Nations League matches this season, won twice and drawn twice.
- Spain have won all home UEFA Nations League matches this season.
- DFB won once and drawn once in the two away UEFA Nations League matches this season.
Spain vs. Germany Head to Head
These teams are equally strong, the last encounter the match ended 1-1 draw. In the last six matches between the pair, Spain have managed to win twice, 1-0 in European Championship in 2008, and met in the World Cup in 2010 where they grabbed a 1-0 win.
Germany have won once in International Friendly by 1-0; in 2014.
The pair have drawn thrice in their last six matches where the results have been 1-1 to all competition.
Enrique is expected to stick with a squad that started against Switzerland, although there is a likelihood of a few changes.
Gerard Moreno could earn a starting role after coming off the bench to equalize on Saturday, while Alvaro Morata is also likely to feature in his attacking spot.
Koke and Sergio Canales are campaigning to feature in IX, but Marco Asensio may not be available for last time and was not even on the bench against Switzerland.
Enrique is also likely to stick with Unai Simon between the goal, though he has many options with the Athletic Bilbao stopper currently the surprise choice in goal despite the presence of Manchester United’s David de Gea.
Germany Team News
Toni Kroos is available after serving a suspension against Ukraine, and the 30-year-old should return to the midfield spot to replace Robin Koch.
Julian Brandt and Luca Waldschmidt both started from the bench on Saturday and will be campaigning to earn starts.
Werner and Sane may come as substitutes to join Serge Gnabry in the final third, with Ilkay Gundogan and Leon Goretzka also retaining their spots in midfield alongside the returning Kroos.
Spain vs. Germany Prediction, tips and odds
These teams played out a 1-1 draw in the last encounter back in September, and it is difficult to choose a winner on this occasion. Germany is only aiming for a point to top the section, La Roja have not been convincing in recent games.
Our topbets pundit is predicting a draw and Betway is backing the results with 3.45 odds while 1XBet is giving 3.7 odds.
Goals – Under 2.5
These two teams have occasionally produced less than two goals in their previous encounters, Therefore chances of scoring less than two goals are likely to be recorded.
We expect few goals to be produced in this match therefore under 2.5 markets ascertained by our pundits
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