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France vs Germany: Match Analysis & Betting Tips

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Ace Football previews the Group F match between France and Germany in Euro 2020 and offers betting tips, the best odds, and form guides.

France take on Germany at Fussball Arena Munchen, where an exciting match is shaping up. It is one of 12 matches in round 1 of the group stages at the Euro 2020 and takes place this coming Tuesday. Les Bleus rank number 2 in the FIFA world rankings, thus indicating a close match against the 12th-placed Germans.

Prior to their first outing at the Euros, France are expected by the bookmakers to at least challenge for 1st place in their group. The world champions hammered their way to a powerful 1st place in qualifying for Euro 2020 and they are among an elite group considered favorites for the title.

Before the first match at the tournament, Germany are favorites with the bookmakers to get through to the next round as winners of the most terrifying group at the Euros. They have their eyes set on a title after a dismal World Cup in 2018. They last won the European Championship 25 years ago.

Stats and Analysis

France embark on their Euro 2020 campaign with splendid stats in their last 10 internationals. Didier Deschamps’ side hit the target 2.5 times on average per game, scoring 25 goals along the way. They conceded a total of 6 goals, an average of 0.6 per game, as they held on for a clean sheet in 5 of those matches.

Germany get their Euro 2020 campaign going with grand stats in their previous 10 internationals. The three-time European champions averaged 3.7 goals per game, scoring 37 times and conceded 15. That makes an average of 1.5 goals per game, as they pulled off a clean sheet in 5 of the matches.

Judging by the prices from the bookies, we have a fairly even match on our hands. Claiming 3 points in such a tough opener could lay the groundwork for a great tournament for either team.

The two sides seem rather evenly matched on paper and we might have a cautious match on our hands. Both France and Germany look to avoid missing out on points in their first match.

Stats and facts for France and Germany.

Fun stats France

  • France unbeaten the last 7 matches in a row;
  • France unbeaten the last 14 matches in a row at home;
  • France has won in the last 6 of 7 matches;
  • France has won in the last 8 of 9 matches at home.

Fun stats Germany

  • Germany has won the last 4 matches in a row;
  • Germany has won the last 5 matches in a row when playing away;
  • Germany has won in the last 7 of 8 matches;
  • Germany has won in the last 8 of 9 matches when playing away.

Form Guides

The French look formidable.

France brushed aside all resistance to add yet another win to their collection last time out. In their 3 latest outings, Les Bleus claimed a 1-0 win against Bosnia-Herzegovina and went on to a 3-0 win against Wales. Their latest game produced a 3-0 win against Bulgaria.

Germany mean business.

It has been a rollercoaster couple of weeks for Germany with performances showing little sign of stability. In their 3 latest internationals, Joachim Low’s side went down 2-1 in a match against Macedonia and went on to a 1-1 draw against Denmark. Their latest game produced a 7-1 win against Latvia.

France v Germany Fixture History

When these two nations last faced off against each other, France ended up taking all 3 points in a 2-1 victory.

France have won 50%, while Germany have won 20% of their last 10 encounters in the European Championship resulting in a total of 5-3-2.

Top marksman

Olivier Giroud hit the target 4 times in the last 6 internationals for France, and he will be hoping to expand on that tally here. With Ilkay Gundogan on 3 goals in the last 6 internationals, he hopes to deliver the goods yet again for Germany.