The match between Germany vs Sweden will take place at the Fisht Olympic Stadium, Germany must win in order to keep the chances of surviving in the tournament in Russia longer. The defeat will send Joachim Loew’s team home.
Germany and Sweden have a long history of record meetings. They are 36 times face to face. Germany won 15 times, while Sweden won 13 times. The rest of the match finished with a draw.
In the period 2006 to 2013, there are only five games that bring Germany with Sweden. Germany also took aggregate with three wins and two draws.
Germany won victory in the last game, which finished with many goals. Meeting at Friends Arena, Solna, on October 16, 2013, finished with a final score of 5-3 for Germany’s victory. Hat-trick Andre Schuerrle helped Germany win in World Cup 2014 qualifying.
Julian Draxler became the player with the best performance when Germany lost against Mexico. He gets the highest score from Whoscored, the figure is 7.72.
Creativity Draxler needed if Mesut Oezil still not performing optimally. In the first game, the Arsenal player was not able to fire right on target. Germany fired 26 shots, only one that Oezil inscribed.
Draxler made a pretty good contribution to the donation of 3 key passes released throughout the game. He fired five shots, one on target.
For the spearhead position. Mario Gomez deserves trust. He showed a better performance than Timo Warner.
Gomez just played in the 85th minute in the game against Mexico. But, the number of experiments is the same as Werner who played 85 minutes. Gomez recorded three shots, one of which reached the target. With Gomez’s experience, he deserves to be trusted by Joachim Loew to be a starter against Sweden.
While in the Swedish camp, Andreas Granqvist will be the mainstay again in the back line. He solidly escorted the defense when duet with Pontus Jansson, to be able to isolate South Korea. There was no shot on target listed Taeguk Warrior in the match against Sweden.
Granqvist listed 3 clearances, 2 blocks, 2 intercepts, and one goal booked through the white dot. He can also occasionally help the attack, against South Korea making two shots in addition to a penalty, one on target.
Germany is declining lately. In the last seven games, Joachim Loew’s side have won just once. They swallowed three defeats and three draws.
The fragile back line becomes a hole in the heart of defense. They conceded a total of seven goals, and only booked a clean sheet.
One problem owned Loew in the back line staring at the crucial game against Sweden. They will likely not be strengthened Mats Hummels because of a neck injury during practice. Antonio Ruediger seems to be trusted
The performance of the attack side is also less okay with a record of six goals in seven games. Meanwhile, Sweden is also not appearing convincing. In the last six games, they recorded as many as two wins, two draws, and two defeats.
Sweden’s narrow victory against South Korea, a fast-breaking winner in four matches.
With the front lines of both teams that have not been sharp in the first game, there is the possibility of this game ended goalless.
European betting house is still a champion of Germany will win the game. William Hill provided a 4/9 coefficient for Germany’s victory, a draw in the 10/3 coefficient, and Sweden’s victory in the 13/2 coefficient.