Portugal head into their match with Germanythis coming Saturday. This is their second of three matches in their group stage at the Euro 2020 and scene of the action is Fussball Arena Munchen. Portugal bring a ranking of number 5 in the FIFA world charts to the table, sitting fairly close to Germany who come here with a ranking of number 12.
Whilst outsiders for topping the group Portugal should have far too much quality to not reach the next stage. In fact a strong performance are to be expected with the abundance of talent in their squad. While only qualifying via a 2nd place in the group stages their points tally would have been enough for Portugal to top most groups.
Before the first match at the tournament, Germany were favorites with the bookmakers to get through to the next round as winner of their. Germany had few problems taking a highly anticipated 1st place in the group stages and is expected to go far in the tournament. Starting with a defeat left the Germans on a sour note though as they were expecting more.
Portugal vs Germany stats and analysis
Portugal embarked on their Euro 2020 campaign with splendid stats in their last 10 internationals. Portugal hit the target 2.6 times on average per game, scoring 26 goals along the way. They conceded a total of 6 goals, an average of 0.6 per game, as they held on for a clean sheet in 6 of those matches.
Germany joined the Euro 2020 with imposing stats in their previous 10 internationals. Germany pulled off 3 goals per game, scoring 30 times and conceded 10 which is an average of 1 per game. In 5 of the matches they also accomplished a clean sheet.
As they enter their next match as outsider Portugal will have identified this Euro 2020 game as one in which a positive outcome is within their reach. Losing this encounter makes it look very tough to reach the next stage.
Germany had to succumb to a 1-0 defeat in their first match at the Euro 2020 tournament. While they can take some positives from the first match, they will be very cautious of not slipping up again and face early exit.
Stats and facts for Portugal and Germany.
- Portugal has won the last 3 matches in a row;
- Portugal unbeaten the last 11 matches in a row at home;
- Portugal has won in the last 6 of 7 matches;
- Portugal scored in the last 21 of 23 matches.
- Germany has won in the last 4 of 5 matches;
- Germany has won in the last 5 of 6 matches when playing away;
- Germany scored in the last 11 of 13 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Germany's last 5 of 7 matches.
Lineup Portugal vs Germany
Form Portugal vs Germany
Portugal mean business.
Portugal look to build on their current momentum with another positive result. In their last 3 matches, Portugal split the points in a 0-0 draw against Spain, followed by a 4-0 win against Israel. Their most recent match brought a 3-0 win against Hungary.
Germany hope to boost points tally.
One can't really point a finger on the results for Germany in past weeks as they have performed according to their level. In their previous 3 matches, Germany ended with a 1-1 draw against Denmark and went on to a 7-1 win against Latvia. Their latest match served up a 1-0 defeat against France.
Portugal v Germany Fixture History
When these two nations last faced off against each other, Germany ended up taking all 3 points in a 4-0 victory. Portugal managed to win 20%, while Germany took home 80% of their last 5 encounters in various competitions or friendlies resulting in a total of 1-0-4 history.
Full Time Betting
Following odds are available for this match with the bookmakers: Portugal to win pays out at 3.10, the best prize for a draw is 3.25, while an away win for Germany returns you odds 2.30.
Looking at the market for a goalscorer, it would seem a good idea to side with Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portugal international has found the back of the net 4 times in their last 6 matches. Managing 3 goals in his previous 6 internationals for Germany makes Ilkay Gundogan a player every opponent will have marked as one to keep an eye on.