Germany vs San Marino: Preview & Prediction
The Germans won all five of their games in the first round of the European qualifiers for Russia 2018. With 15 points, 20 goals scored and only one conceded, they lead Group C with five points in the comparison with Northern Ireland, Second place. It’s only a matter of time before your place in the next World Cup is confirmed.
This absolutely quiet situation made coach Joachim Low determine a differentiated strategy for this call, which will also serve as the basis for the Confederations Cup match, starting on June 17 in Russia. He called only three athletes among those who won the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. It gave rest to a series of absolute holders and called young people who can be integrated to the main team if they are approved in the experience.
The beginning of this work was not to enthuse. On Tuesday, June 6, the rejuvenated German team by very little did not lose to Denmark. Acting in the opponent’s field, he was a disadvantage and managed to equalize, 1 to 1, in the final minutes of the second half.
Certainly the San Marino team is not considered a test to know if the newcomers will revenge on the shirt of the four-times world team selection. A collective workout putting forward headlines and reservations would certainly be tougher. They will have to prove their competence even in the Confederations Cup. Germany are in Group B of the tournament alongside Australia, Cameroon and Chile. It will debut against the Australians on June 19.
Here are the players summoned by Low:
Goalkeepers: Bernd Leno (Leverkusen), Kevin Trapp (Paris Saint-Germain) and Marc-Andre Ter Stegen (Barcelona)
Defenders: Niklas Sule (Hoffenheim), Antonio Rudiger (Roma), Matthias Ginter (Borussia Dortmund), Shkodran Mustafi (Arsenal), Joshua Kimmich (Bayern Munich), Benjamin Henrichs Leverkusen, Martha Plattenhardt Hertha Berlin and Jonas Hector Cologne)
Socks: Diego Demme (Leipzig), Emre Can (Liverpool), Leon Goretzka (Schalke 04), Sebastian Rudy (Hoffenheim), Lars Stindl (Monchengladbach), Julian Draxler (Paris Saint-Germain) and Kerem Demirbay
Attackers: Timo Werner (Leipzig), Leroy Sané (Manchester City), Sandro Wagner (Hoffenheim) Julian Brandt (Leverkusen) and Amin Younes (Ajax)
San Marino gave an exact proof of his strength in a friendly preparatory shortly before the match against Germany. He faced Italy, another four times world champion, and took 8 to 0 on May 31.
Losing is not new for the country’s players. The failure on Italian soil was the sixteenth consecutive. Without scoring in the qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup, the selection has no pretension in the dispute. Scored only one goal and took 23.
The most recent success has more than a decade. It was a 1-0 victory against Licechtenstein in a friendly on 28 April 2004. Since then, there have been 77 failures that have not yet completed a sequence because they were stopped by a 0-0 draw against Estonia , In 2014, in the qualifiers for Euro 2016.
History of the matches Germany vs San Marino
It was only three meetings between Germany and San Marino in history, all with victory for the Germans. All successes were by thrashing (13, 6 and 8) and without the German defense was leaked.
Germany vs San Marino: Direct Matches
11.11.16 WC San Marino Germany 0 : 8
02.06.07 EUR Germany San Marino 6 : 0
06.09.06 EUR San Marino Germany 0 : 13
Germany vs San Marino: Betting Tips
Germany -6.5 AH – Odds: 1.45
Over 6,5 goals – Odds: 1.45