The 58th match of the ongoing 2014 FIFA World Cup which is also the 2 match in the quarter finals stage will have Germany playing against France. The match is scheduled to play on the 4th day of July at Estadio do Maracana, a stadium that is situated in Rio de Janeiro city, Brazil.
The official time the game of Germany vs France will be commencing is 17.00 GMT. France qualified to be in this level by securing victory over the African team, Nigeria. They won within the normal 90 minutes of the match.
The counterparts on the other hand won against Algeria after going into the extra time of the match. The two teams are determined to move into the next level which is the semifinals hence their clash will be very tough. It is a determining match as far as moving forward is taken into considerations.
France vs Germany: Quarter Final Match Preview
From the previous matches that France has played, their performance has been consistent. They have had a very good time in this ongoing tournament. The team managed to score a total of 8 goals in the 1st 2 matches of the tournament.
The French team however showed some shaky feelings when they played against Nigeria but finally managed to clinch the three points. The match which France failed to clinch all the points was the one they faced Ecuador in the group stages.
This match ended up in a barren draw though they had many opportunities to score. The team as it faces the Germans who are also one of the favorite teams in the 2014 FIFA World Cup are focused to secure the 3 points and have their place safe in the semifinals.
The team however has a very hard task ahead as Germany is not a team to be underrated. Both the two teams are eying to clinch the 2014 FIFA World Cup title and hence it will be one of the most competitive match of the ongoing tournament. This is therefore a must watch match!
Germany have been able to prove the fact that they came into the tournament as one o0f the favorite teams. The performance of Germany so far in this world cup can only be compared to the selected few.
The team is optimistic and has its attention and focus directed to the finals of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The team however had it rough during their last match in the knockout stages. They played against Algeria, one of the small teams based in Africa.
It was shocking that Germany after managing to score a total of 4 goals against Portugal failed to score any in the first 90 minutes of the match against Algeria.
The European giants only managed to secure the victory after going into extra time. Germany have to up their game ahead of the match which will determine their fate.
France vs Germany: Best Players of The Match
France will have to rely mostly on the efforts and skills of Karim Benzema. The player has showcased his ability to perform extremely well in the past matches. Moussa Sissoko is another player who will be of great need to the French team.
The two players will combine their skills and work together with other players to ensure that they secure the victory against Germany.
Thomas Muller is the key player for Germany in this match. He has had a good time in the previous group and knockout matches with his team. He will work together with Lukas Podolski if they need to win this great match.
France vs Germany: Head To Head Matches
25 is the total number of times that the two teams, Germany and France have been able to face each other over the past years.
11 out of this matches were won by France, 8 by Germany and the remaining 6 ended up in a draw. 42 out of the 83 goals were scored by Germany and France managed to net 42 times. This will therefore their 26th time playing against each other.
France in 2014 FIFA World Cup:-
- France 3-0 Honduras
- France 5-2 Switzerland
- France 0-0 Ecuador
- France 2-0 Nigeria
Germany in 2014 FIFA World Cup:-
- Germany 4-0 Portugal
- Ghana 2-2 Ghana
- Germany 1-0 United States
- Germany 2-1 Algeria
France vs Germany: Probable Lineups and Formation
Germany have played with 2 different types of formation in their 4 world cup matches. Germany played with formation 4-5-1 against Portugal, USA, Algeria and for against Ghana, Germany played with 4-3-3 formation.
France have played with 4-3-3 formation against Nigeria, Honduras and Ecuador, while formation 4-5-1 was against Switzerland.
France’s Probable Formation Against Germany:- 4-3-3
Germany’s Probable Formation Against France:- 4-5-1
Probable Squad of France:- Hugo Lloris, Bacary Sagna, Laurent Koscielny, Mamadou Sakho, Lucas Digne, Paul Pogba, Blaise Matuidi, Antoine Griezmann, Karim Benzema, and Moussa Sissoko.
Probable Squad of Germany:- Manuel Neuer, Jerome Boateng, Per Mertesacker, Mats Hummels, Benedikt Howedes, Sami Khedira, Philipp Lahm, Mesut Ozil, Toni Kroos, Mario Gotze, and Thomas Muller.
France vs Germany: Who Will Win/Lose?
France despite qualifying for this stage will not be able to outsmart the Germans. They have in the previous matches not showcased the best of their side.
Germany on the other hand will really be reckoning and will stay dominant throughout the match. At the 90th minute, the score line will be 3-1 in favor of Germany.
France vs Germany: Where To Watch Live Streaming Online?
If you need to watch France vs Germany live stream online, then click on the below link. For normal stream, you can click on Free Link, and for HD Quality Online Stream, You can click on Paid Link. Choice is yours
Free Link:- ESPN
Paid Link:- Satellite Direct (HD)
TV Channels for Germany vs France Quarter Final Match:- SuperSport Streaming, Sony Six HD, TIMVision Live Streaming, Canal+ Ouest, beIN Sports 1, PTV Sports, Sky Cable PPV, Univision Deportes En Vivo, ESPN Deportes, and BBC One UK.
Match Result:- France 0-1 Germany. Goal Scorer:- Mats Hummels at 13′