Germany vs Spain
Friday 23rd March 2018
International Friendly, Esprit Arena
Live on BT Sport 3, Kick-Off: 19:45 GMT
The international break is upon us and we have been treated to a jam packed long weekend of football. Possibly the most enticing match up will be this one, Germany vs Spain.
The two most recent World Cup winners will test and flex their muscle in the lead up to the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
International friendlies provide a great chance for managers to try out in form players and different formations. Both these sides like to dominate possession and the tempo of the match. Both also have an arsenal of world class players who can steal the spotlight.
This match will be the first meeting between these two countries since November 2014 where Germany ran out narrow 1-0 winners.
The hosts will be hoping to keep up their impressive 21 game unbeaten run this Friday. Joachim Low’s side are extremely clinical in attack and have scored 61 goals in this unbeaten run. The German side does not have one fresh face or uncapped player amongst their ranks. Leon Goreztka will be one to look out for as he is returning from injury. Thomas Muller, Mesut Ozil and Leroy Sane are just a few of the talents that will be featuring in a German shirt this Friday. The bookmakers are slightly favouring the Germans for this tie.
The visitors will see this friendly as a great opportunity to build for the summer tournament. Their players have been sublime during their club campaigns this season however in the past couple seasons they have struggled a little more to gel all their talents together. Chelsea’s Marco Alonso has earned his first senior side call up however his Chelsea teammate Alvaro Morata has been left out. Premier League star David De Gea will feature as well as ex Chelsea striker Diego Costa.
All this attacking firepower should make for an interesting encounter. In the 22 previous meetings between Germany and Spain, there has only ever been one goal less draw. However, amazingly both sides have only scored more than twice in only one of those meetings.
Germany vs Spain will be televised on BT Sport 3 in the UK and will kick off at 19:45pm.
Prediction: 1-1 draw.
Suggested tips – Germany vs Spain – (SKYBET):
- Correct score, 1-1 Draw – 5/1.
- RequestABet Specials Up to 10/1 – BTTS and 4+ corners each team – 7/4.
- RequestABet Specials 80/1 and above – Werner & Ramos to score a header – 200/1.
- Scorecast Boost: Leroy Sane to score first and Germany win 2-0 – 80/1.
- RequestABet Specials Up to 10/1 – BTTS and 3+ corners each team – 11/10.
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