Germany go against Switzerland as both teams are looking for their first victory in the 2020 edition of the Nations League.
Germany were held to a draw when they faced Spain in their opening match of this year’s Nations League. Die Mannschaft were reliant on their 1-0 lead and looked to drag it to the end of the match but it turned out to be a bad idea as Spain found an equalizer seconds before the full-time whistle.
Switzerland also encountered disappointment in the first match, only it was much more disappointing than their upcoming opponents. Rossocrociati dropped all three points as they suffered a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Ukraine.
The home team are at the rock bottom of Group D while the away side sit just above them.
The two teams will now be hoping for their first win when they go face to face at St. Jakob-Park in Basel on the weekend.
Switzerland vs Germany Form:
While the Swiss lost their last match, their recent form has been pretty decent. Prior to the previous match, they had won each of their last three games. Also, their home form has been marvelous as they are unbeaten in their last 16 matches at home, a streak that started way back in 2014.
The Germans, on the other hand, have not tasted defeat in their last six matches. In fact, in the last nine of their matches, they have lost just once.
Switzerland vs Germany Team News:
Vladimir Petkovic will be without several of his key players as Xherdan Shaqiri, Fabian Schar, Denis Zakaria, Remo Freuler, Admir Mehmedi, and Cedric Itten are all out due to injuries.
Kai Havertz is not available for selection by Joachim Low as the player earlier left to complete his move to Chelsea. Marc-Andre ter Stegen and Marco Reus will also miss Sunday’s clash due to fitness issues.
Switzerland vs Germany Head to Head:
Germany have won 37 times in their previous encounters against Switzerland. The two teams have faced each other 52 times in total and there has been a stalemate six times.
Switzerland vs Germany Betting Tips:
[All odds correct at the time of publishing and are subject to change, all odds as per bwin]
Sunday’s clash between the two teams is expected to be a close match and a draw is favored at 13/5.
A victory for Germany is favored at 83/100 while odds for Switzerland to register their first win in the tournament are 7/2.