Third Quarterfinal match played today between Germany and Italy. World Champion team played like champ till now in the season.
In Round-16, Italy beat Spain the defending champions while Grmany beat slovakia and based on that Italy has more chances of winning but on the other end Germany is World Champion.
Germany have never beaten Italy at a major tournament (D4 L4).
Worse still, they have lost all four of their games against Italy in the knockout stages: three times at the World Cup (semi-final in 1970, final in 1982, semi-final in 2006) and once at the European Championship (semi-final in 2012).
Germany and Italy’s last encounter was earlier this year on 29 March: Joachim Low’s men won 4-1 in Munich.
Germany have reached the semi-finals in their last five major tournaments (WC 2006, Euro 2008, WC 2010, Euro 2012, WC 2014).
Germany: Neuer; Kimmich, Boateng, Hummels, Höwedes; Kroos, Khedira; Müller, Özil, Draxler; Gomez.
Misses next match if booked: Boateng, Hummels, Khedira, Kimmich, Özil
Italy: Buffon; Barzagli, Bonucci, Chiellini; Florenzi, Sturaro, Parolo, Giaccherini, De Sciglio; Pellè, Éder.
Out: Candreva (adductor), Thiago Motta (suspended)
Doubtful: De Rossi (thigh)
Misses next match if booked: Barzagli, Bonucci, Buffon, Chiellini, De Rossi, De Sciglio, Éder, Insigne, Pellè, Sirigu, Zaza
|Match||Germany vs Italy–Quarter Final 3|
|DATE||Saturday, 2nd July 2016|
|VENUE||Stade Pierre Mauroy (Lille Metropole)|
|KICKOFF TIME||9-00 PM Local Time (1 July June), 12-30 AM IST (2 July)|
|TV CHANNELS||Sony Six, Sony Six HD (India) ESPN & ESPN Deportes (Spanish) (USA) ITV & BBC (UK) TF1 & beIN Sports (France) Telecinco (Spain)|
Form guide (all competitions, most recent first)
Prediction, As per previous performance of Germany has more chance to win the match as they are confidence as a world champions and their strikers also did well.
But in other end Italy’s manager and his players showed his best against spain to out them from the tournament. Spain are defending champion of Euro Cup.
As per past meetings also Italy has uper hand on Germany but this time they try to chance their past.
So great contest we may have today, It hard to predict but as per our Prediction Germany has more chance of winning. This match we don’t find more goals but we may have cracker match.