Euro 2016 – Italy Vs Germany Match Preview

It’s time for the most awaited match of the quarter finals of Euro 2016 it’s time for Italy Vs  Germany.  This match is set to be an exciting affair with the great German attack against the tactically and defensively superior Italy. It will be Match of Löw genius instinct vs Conte Tactical masterpiece.

The game will be played at Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux, or Matmut Atlantique in the city of Bordeaux

Team News

Germany –

Löw will have a fully fit squad to pick from as there is no Suspension or any Injury reports in the team

Germany possible starting XI: Neuer, Kimmich, Boateng, Hummels, Hector, Khedira, Kroos, Ozil, Muller, Draxler, Gomez.

Italy –

Conte will be without the services of midfielder Thiago Motta, who is suspended after picking up a booking in the 2-0 win over Spain while Daniele De Rossi suffered a knock to his hip

Italy possible starting XI: Buffon, Barzagli, Bonucci, Chiellini, Florenzi, Parolo, De Rossi, Giaccherini, De Sciglio, Pelle, Eder.

Recent Form –

Germany-

  • beat Ukraine 2-0 (group)
  • drew with Poland 0-0 (group)
  • beat Northern Ireland 1-0 (group)
  • beat Slovakia 3-0 (round of 16)

Italy

  • beat Belgium 2-0 (group)
  • beat Sweden 1-0 (group)
  • lost to Ireland 0-1 (group)
  • beat Spain 2-0 (round of 16)

Here’s What the coaches had to say about the match

Joachim Löw

We have never beaten them in a tournament but we have no Italy trauma.

I do not rate the past too much.

They are now a different team. That’s all cold coffee. A fresh espresso is better and I hope it tastes better on Saturday.

Conte

We now face the best side at the European Championship next Saturday. It’s going to be very, very hard in all aspects.

“For me Germany are on a higher level to everybody. So we’re going to have to regain our strength and prepare it well, with the same attention, desire and determination because we’re going to need something super-extraordinary for that game, not just extraordinary.”

Betting odds –

Germany to win: 5/4
Italy to win: 11/4

Our Prediction

Germany winning 3-2

Tv Telecast and Timing

The match will start at 12.30 AM and will be telecast ed live on Sony Six in India.

Vishal Pandey

Vishal Pandey

Vishal is a sports enthusiast who takes his daily dose of sports as religiously as his food, He loves his FIFA with his friends. Football is his favorite sports and Barcelona is religion to him.
Vishal Pandey

Latest posts by Vishal Pandey (see all)

Vishal Pandey

Vishal is a sports enthusiast who takes his daily dose of sports as religiously as his food, He loves his FIFA with his friends. Football is his favorite sports and Barcelona is religion to him.

Leave a Reply