An In-Depth Forecast of England vs Germany

Being two of the most prestigious footballing nations on earth, England and Germany have long-standing rivalries that has only gotten more intense throughout the years. Both teams have played on the last day of 2018’s World Cup, the excitement anticipation for the game between these two nations is evident. The article below we’ll examine in depth the history and current of both teams as well as the major players that could be the difference in the match. We will also look at the strategies of both teams and examine the injuries that could alter the game before formulating a prediction for the game.

The history of England against. Germany

England as well as Germany first played each other in 1930. Since they first met, the two nations have played 34 games. In these matches, Germany have won 18 and England have won 8 with eight of them ending in draw. The most well-known match between the two nations occurred in the year 1966 World Cup Final, in which England defeated Germany 4-2 after extra time to take home the trophy.

Recent Form of Both Teams

England have enjoyed a successful run since their year 2018 World Cup, with their most impressive performance occurring in the UEFA Nations League, where they were runners-up following falling to Netherlands at the end of. They also took home wins in the last three games by beating Montenegro 5-1. They also beat the Czech Republic 5-0, and Bulgaria 4-1.

Germany On their own, has seen mixed results in the wake of their World Cup. They were eliminated from the Nations League in the semi-finals by the Netherlands and have been unable to defeat any of France or the Netherlands as well as France in their two most recent games. But, their recent performance is impressive with two wins and an draw in their final three games.

Key Players for England

England have many important players that can make a difference in this game. Harry Kane, the captain of the team, is considered to be one of the top strikers in the world and is usually the one who is the one who has the most impact on the team. Kane is joined by the players like Raheem Sterling Jadon Sancho and Declan Rice, who all are able to create opportunities and create goals.

Key Players for Germany

Germany has a number of stars who can make a an impact on the field. Manuel Neuer, the captain of the team, is the top goalie anywhere, as his role in the goal is crucial in the German team. Neuer is with the likes of Joshua Kimmich, Timo Werner as well as Toni Kroos, who will be looking to create opportunities as well as score goals.

Player Injuries

Each team has a lot of players currently suffering from injuries and will likely not be playing in the match. England is without the likes of Jordan Henderson, Dele Alli as well as Harry Winks, while Germany have players like Marco Reus, Leon Goretzka as well as Nico Schulz.

Tactical Analysis

Both teams will form a formation of 4-3-3 and with England trying to construct their attack from behind and being very aggressive in attacking. Germany is expected to prefer the possession-based football style and will try to take advantage of England’s weaknesses in counter-attack.


With the current situation and the players on the rosters of each team, it’s likely that this game will be one that is highly contested. England will try to make the most of their home fans and control the game, whereas Germany will try to make use of their knowledge and experience in order to prevail. The end result is that it’s likely that the game is decided with one goal and England beating Germany in a close match.