At Euro 2020, 2018 World Cup winners France will face 2014 champions Germany in Munich on Tuesday night in the group of death. While Joachim Low hopes for a farewell with this summer European Championship, Didier Deschamps’ team is expected to revenge their 2016 final setback and win the tournament this year. Here’s what you need to know about France vs Germany Euro 2020 day 5 match.
France lineup: Lloris; Pavard, Varane, Kimpembe, Hernandez; Kante, Pogba, Rabiot; Griezmann; Mbappe, Benzema
Last week in a match against Bulgaria, Karim Benzema was substituted but now he has recovered and should be fit to start with Kylian Mbappe.
Kurt Zouma will be evaluated, although he would not have begun in the first place.
The battle for the third midfield slot is between Corentin Tolisso and Adrien Rabiot.
Germany lineup: Neuer; Ginter, Hummels, Rudiger; Kimmich, Kroos, Gundogan, Gosens; Havertz, Muller; Gnabry
Jonas Hofmann is unlikely to play against France from the start.
Leon Goretzka is likely to be ruled out due to a muscle injury recovery.
At Euro 2020, Jogi Loew is anticipated to have a three-man defense, with Joshua Kimmich starting at right wing-back.
France vs Germany Prediction
For the second time in their history, Les Bleus are attempting to win both the World Cup and the European Championship. France has a record of losing only one game in last 20 matches and is the pre-tournament favorite for Euro 2020.
Germany has failed to win any of the last five matches between Germany and France. Having the better team, the World Champions should take the prizes in Munich.
This intriguing tie might be decided by a flash of brilliance from Mbappe or Benzema, and Germany isn’t quite the power they once were, so we’re picking Les Bleus to win by the tiniest of margins.
Our Prediction: France 1-0 Germany