The 2 outdated rivals will meet for the primary time in a aggressive sport because the 2010 World Cup with a spot within the match quarter-finals the prize.
England topped Group Dafter opening with a win over Croatia earlier than an underwhelming draw with Scotland of their second outing. The Three Lions then secured prime spot with the win over Czech Republic within the ultimate group stage sport. Germany completed second within the harmful Group F behind France however forward of Portugal. They misplaced to the world champions first up earlier than thrashing Portugal in Munich.They twice went behind towards group minnows Hungary earlier than a late Leon Goretzka aim lastly earned a draw and passage to the knockout part.
Gareth Southgate‘s aspect have impressed in flashes however have struggled for consistency with Raheem Sterling scoring the one two targets of the match to this point and skipper Harry Kane but to fireside. Nevertheless, they’re the one group on the competitors but to concede a aim and can hope that defensive stability stands them in good stead towards a German aspect who’ve proven loads of attacking risk of their very own.
Here is every part it’s essential know in regards to the last-16 sport:
When is the sport and what TV channel is it on?
The match takes place on Tuesday 29 June at Wembley Stadium. Kick-off is 5pm.
The match will probably be broadcast reside on BBC One. Additionally, you will be capable to stream it reside on the BBC web site and through the BBC iPlayer.
What are the percentages?
After 90 minutes
England 1-0 13/2
England 2-0 10/1
England 2-1 8/1
Draw 0-0 8/1
Draw 1-1 5/1
Draw 2-2 12/1
Germany 0-1 8/1
Germany 0-2 13/1
Germany 1-2 9/1
Harry Kane 4/1
Dominic Calvert-Lewin 6/1
Kai Havertz 7/1
Timo Werner 7/1
Marcus Rashford 15/2
All odds through Betfair
What’s the group information?
Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell signify the largest choice headache for England boss Gareth Southgate. The pair have been in isolation for 10 days following an “interplay” with Chelsea teammate Billy Gilmour following the sport with Scotland. Gilmour went on to check constructive for Covid-19. Each have been coaching away from the principle group however will probably be out there for choice with their isolation interval ending on Monday night time. Nevertheless, it stays to be seen whether or not Southgate opts for both having been exterior of his core group for such an prolonged interval.
Elsewhere, Southgate has a clear invoice of well being and a full squad to select from. Defender Harry Maguire, who missed the primary two video games of the match with an ankle harm, got here by way of towards Czech Republic unscathed whereas midfielder Jordan Henderson, out of motion for his membership aspect Liverpool since February, additionally received some worthwhile minutes underneath his belt within the final Group D sport.
Southgate’s predominant resolution seems to be whether or not he sticks with the again 4 that has proved profitable to date or switches to a again three to match up towards the Germans’ wing-back system. Attacking midfielders Jack Grealish and Bukayo Saka are each pushing to maintain their locations after being introduced in from the beginning and impressing towards the Czechs. Phil Foden, on a reserving and rested final trip, may come again in, nonetheless.
Germany are nonetheless with out defender Lukas Klostermann with a long-term thigh subject however Thomas Muller is ready to return from the beginning after solely being match sufficient to return on as an alternative towards Hungary.
The scorer of the winner within the Group F finale, Leon Goretzka, is pushing to begin in midfield and will change Manchester Metropolis’s Ilkay Gundogan alongside Toni Kroos. Versatile Bayern Munich star Joshua Kimmich is ready to proceed at wing-back with the spectacular Robin Gosens on the opposite flank. High scorer Kai Havertz will begin up entrance with Serge Gnabry prone to return alongside him rather than Leroy Sane.
England: Pickford; Trippier, Walker, Stones, Maguire, Shaw; Rice, Phillips; Saka, Kane, Sterling
Germany: Neuer; Ginter, Hummels, Rudiger; Kimmich, Goretzka, Kroos, Gosens; Muller, Havertz, Gnabry
What’s the head-to-head report?
The 2 international locations have an extended footballing rivalry peaking in 1966 when England met West Germany within the World Cup ultimate at Wembley, and Geoff Hurst’s well-known however controversial hat-trick, wherein his essential second aim was awarded regardless of it broadly thought of to haven’t crossed the goal-line, sealed the hosts’ one and solely World Cup triumph.
That was their first aggressive assembly. Their most up-to-date noticed Germany emphatically knock England out of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, successful 4-1 of their round-of-16 showdown which noticed one other goal-line controversy when Frank Lampard’s strike was not given as a aim regardless of replays exhibiting it hit the bar and clearly went in.
England’s most up-to-date victory over Germany got here in a pleasant in 2016, successful 3-2 in an exciting match having been 2-0 down, with targets from Harry Kane, Jamie Vardy and a Ninetieth-minute Eric Dier header. Their final aggressive win over the Germans got here in 2001 when Michael Owen scored a hat-trick in a 5-1 thrashing in World Cup qualifying.
England have received solely two of the 2 nations’ seven World Cup or World Cup qualifier conferences, and solely one among their 4 European Championship showdowns. In whole, together with friendlies and minor tournaments, England have performed Germany (or West Germany) 32 instances, with the Germans edging the face to face 15 to 13, with 4 attracts.
Of all the massive beasts from Group F that England may have drawn, Germany had been essentially the most fascinating opponents. Bar any sudden modifications in method, Jogi Low’s aspect will press and push ahead, maybe with sufficient drive to interrupt by way of, however will all the time be prone to enjoying into England’s arms. If Gareth Southgate can give you a plan to nullify Germany’s assault, his gamers ought to revenue on the break. England 1-0 Germany.