The biggest match of the EURO 2020 round of 16 will take place at Wembley Stadium in London on Tuesday evening. England will have home advantage as they take on their old enemy Germany for a place in the quarter finals.
England and Germany haven’t squared off in a competitive setting since the 2010 World Cup. The Germans ran out 4-1 winners, but the game was marred by a disallowed Frank Lampard goal that was chalked off despite the ball clearly crossing the line. This moment acted as a catalyst for the introduction of technology that we see in today’s game.
Since then, the two sides have played each other three times in what was supposed to be a friendly match but that’s never the case with these old rivals. Both teams have picked up one win, one draw and one defeat from the games. Do you have a strong pick for who’ll win this tiebreaker? If so head to www.gg.bet/en/betting to back your team and hopefully win some money.
At EURO 2020, England have looked solid as they easily topped Group D but have failed to impress for the most part. Gareth Southgate’s side has picked up two wins, but each came by a single goal. They also failed to beat the low-ranked Scotland side whose only point of the tournament came against a team who is considered among the favourites to win the whole thing. Harry Kane appears to be out of sorts and the English fans are bemoaning their managers’ negative style of play.
Germany just about scraped the Group F which has become known as the Group of Death due to the fact they shared it with World Cup winners France and Portugal who are the current holders of the European Championship. Make no mistake this is not the best German side you’re ever going to see but they are still capable of grinding results out. They suffered a one-goal defeat to France before outscoring Portugal in goal bonanza of a game that finished 4-2 in their favour. It all rested on the final match against a plucky Hungary side buoyed by the fact they got the chance to play all of their games in front of a packed home stadium. Hungary twice took the lead but ultimately couldn’t hang on for the win with Germany secure a 2-2 draw and a second-place finish in the toughest of groups. Unlike their opponents on Tuesday, Germany have been free-flowing in front of goal scoring six times. They haven’t suffered at all from Timo Werner’s lack of goals with several other players stepping up to the plate including his Chelsea teammate, Kai Havertz who is the German top scorer with two goals at EURO 2020.
This game will be exciting no matter what happens. A newly conservative England side are set to battle it out with the free-scoring Germans. Who’ll emerge victorious? I guess only time will tell.
Who do you think will win on Tuesday? England or Germany?