Germany vs Finland: Match Preview and Prediction

Germany vs Finland
International Friendly.
Date: Wednesday; 31-August-2016
Kick-off: 19:45 UK
Venue: Borussia-Park (Monchengladbach).

Germany national team will host the Finnish team at Stadion Im Borrusia-Park in an international friendly game on 31st August 2016.

Germany have been on a a good form, having finished the Euro Championship in the semifinals stage. The Germans were on an excellent form until they ere booted out by the host nation France, having won 3 games and drawn 3. They will use this game as an avenue to assess their squad ahead of the World Cup qualifiers against Norway.

On the other hand, Finland didn’t make it to the Euro 2016 Championship after they failed to qualify. They finished 4th in the qualifying group F behind Northern Ireland, Romania and Hungary respectively. Their last game was a 2-0 thrashing against the Italians. This game will serve as a warm up game as they prepare to face Kosovo for the World Cup qualifiers game.

Germany vs Finland: Head to Head

Both teams have played a total of 8 games in the past, which Germany have claimed a greater portion of victory. The Germans are unbeaten against the Finnish team, having won 3 games and drawn 5. Their last game together was a 1-1 stalemated in 2009.

Germany vs Finland: Prediction

Germany are seen as one of the European football giants, considering their recent good form. They are unbeaten in 6 of their last 7 games, while they have won 4 of their last 7 games. However the German team was shocked to a 3-1 defeat by Slovakia in may prior to the Euros. They will try to avoid such situations in this game.

Finland are currently having a poor form, they have lost 4 of their last 5 games which includes a 5-0 thrashing by Poland in march. Also they have failed to score in 4 of their last 5 games, scoring just 1 goal in their last 5 games.

Previous Games between these two nations have always been tough, but the German team are in a higher class compared to the current Finnish team.

Germany vs Finland: Tips

Germany to win first half at 1.57.