As the UEFA Nations League proceeds to Week Four, Germany and Switzerland are ready to lock horns with each other in RheinEnergieStadion on Tuesday, 13th October 2020. The match is said to kick off immediately by 19:45 GMT.
The German Machine who is in the second place on the table of the UEFA Nations League with five points after their victory in their last match on Saturday, 10th October 2020, is ready to take the top position from Spain who is leading them with just two points. DFB-Elf is ready to make this happen as they battle with Rossocrociati.
The German-made their first win in the tournament as they defeated Ukraine playing 2 against 1 on Saturday after playing two stalemates against Spain and Switzerland in their first two matches. Switzerland on the other hand is at the bottom in their group of UEFA Nations League with just a point. The team received another defeat from Spain on Saturday after their first defeat from Ukraine in their opening match of the tournament followed by a stalemate against the German Machine.
Germany and Switzerland had already locked horns with each other in their first leg – A tough 90-minute game that later ended as a stalemate.
Following the head-to-head statistics between the two nations from their first meeting in April 1908 to date, we can see that Germany has taken the upper hand, as they won 35 matches, drawn 7 and lost 9 matches against Switzerland in 51 clashes.
According to the teams’ form in all competitions, we can also see that the German Machines have 3 wins and 3 draws without any loss while their opponent has 2 wins, and has lost 3 matches with just a draw.
Germany coach, Joachim Löw is likely to make some changes in the players who played against Ukraine on Saturday. Timo Werner, Emre Can, and Kai Havertz are likely to join the line-up to tackle Switzerland on Tuesday, with Toni Kroos and Joshua Kimmich holding the Middlefield.
Players like Lukas Klostermann and Marcel Halstenberg who were among the XI who played against Ukraine are likely to show up again in their next match.
Looking at Switzerland’s squad, we can see that Renato and Breel will not participate against Germany while Manuel Akanji will also be out of this game due to his health status as he was confirmed positive for Coronavirus.
Xherdan Shaqiri has bounced back to the team after his recovery from Coronavirus as his new test shows negative to the contagion. He was seen at the bench watching his colleagues doing great on Saturday in a match against Ukraine, and he is likely to join them in Tuesday’s game.
Looking at the statistics above, we think Germany should be able to add Switzerland to its victory list on Tuesday playing 2 without a reply from their opponent.
We predict a match odd of 1.5 for Germany to win, 6.25 for Switzerland to win, and 9.5 for them to play draw.