UEFA Euro 2020 England vs Germany 29 JUNE
It’s an early clash between the international heavyweights at Euro 2020, with England facing off against Germany at Wembley. Gareth Southgate will enjoy the match-up, having achieved only England’s third-ever top-placed finish at the European Championship. Germany was just ahead of him.
Although the Three Lions were pragmatic in Group D, they weren’t convincing. They managed three results, including two wins and only one draw. Skeptics are rehearsing their pitchforks. But Southgate will point out the results. England kept three straight clean sheets.
Germany has looked similarly under the weather. This is not the same side that won 2014’s World Cup. Joachim Low’s final match was a close call. But they beat Hungary in a thrilling matchday three.
Die Mannschaft was in fact the only convincing performance. However, that win over Portugal (4-2) was a brutally cut-throat display from Germany’s swashbuckling attacks, which showed what they are capable of. England should therefore look to improve their defensive group performance and enter the knockouts.
MATCH STATS ENGLAND VS GERMANY
- Ilkay Gundogan scored two goals at Wembley Stadium, for Borussia Dortmund in 2013 Champions League final and Man City in the Premier League.
- So far, only Spain (2,291) has registered more passes in Euro 2020 than Germany (1,994).
- Germany has conceded at least one time in every eight of their major tournament matches (EURO and World Cup).
- England’s four most recent victories were by a score of 1-0, the same as their 26 previous wins.
- England has kept Euro 2020 clean as well as Euro 2012, Euro 2016 and Euro 2004 combined (3).
- England has kept three clean sheets at a major tournament’s group stage for the second consecutive time after the 1966 World Cup.
- England has never won a European Championship knockout game in 90 minutes.
- Germany has reached at least the semifinal in each of the three previous editions of European Championship.
GERMANY VS ENGLAND: CORNER STATS
England has registered 13 corners at Euros, up from the one they received in the Croatia win. Only Russia, France, Hungary, and Finland have recorded less precise corner passes than England’s three. This is a worrying set-piece statistic. Germany has done slightly better with 14 corners.
However, their strongest trait so far is their crosses. They have torched Portugal with whipped balls from the flanks. This is supported by the fact that they have registered the fourth most crosses per game (22). England should be cautious about the byline bombardments.
GERMANY VS ENGLAND: CARDS STATS
England is one of five countries that have received a single yellow card. Phil Foden was the first to take the step against Croatia. Germany has five yellow cards, while Slovakia, Turkey, Hungary, Turkey, and North Macedonia have more. Joshua Kimmich and Kai Havertz, Matthias Ginter and Leroy Sane were the offenders.
ENGLAND VS GERMANY – SQUAWKA SAYS
Scoreline prediction: England 2 Germany
Pick & Analysis of Betting
Both teams have huge potential, but they are still not able to fully realize it. England has been inconsistent against Germany in this tournament, despite having faced two of top teams in the world. You can watch Sport Soccer Euro 2020 FREE online at wclub365 for every single game of the tournament.
Since September 2020’s return to international play, England has only lost two games (to Denmark and Belgium). They have won every game except one since the Nov. 15 defeat by the Belgians (the draw with Scotland in the group stages), and seem to have an innate ability to find ways to win under Southgate.
People who read my Slack comments on England will be shocked that I picked them. However, neither team has been convincing in this tournament and England have shown a knack for winning. They will be in the 90.
GERMANY VS ENGLAND: HEAD TO HEAD
- 10 Nov 2017 – England, 0-0 Germany – International Friendly
- 22 March 2017 – Germany 1 – England – International Friendly
- 26 March 2016 – Germany 2-3 England International Friendly
- 19 November 2013 – England 0-1 Germany International Friendly
- 27 June 2010 – Germany 4-1 England World Cup