Germany vs Mexico
League: FIFA Confederations Cup Semi-Final
Date: Thursday, 29th June 2017
Time: Kick off at 19:00
Venue: Olimpiyskiy Stadion Fisht
Jogi Loew was not afraid to make changes to his team during the group stages but he should revert to his strongest XI for their semi-final clash against Mexico.
Germany have only lost one of their last 20 matches. In that time, they have also kept 13 clean sheets, although they have conceded in all three of their Confederations Cup matches up until this point.
Probable Lineup Germany
Germany: Trapp – Mustafi, Hector, Rüdiger, Kimmich – Draxler, Can, Goretzka, Stindl, Brandt – Werner
Chicharito, Hector Moreno and Diego Reyes are all doubts for Mexico ahead of their semi-final clash with Germany, while Carlos Salcedo is ruled out for the remainder of the tournament. with a shoulder injury.
Andres Guardado is suspended for an accumulation of yellow cards.
Probable Lineup Mexico
Ochoa; Salcedo, Marquez, Moreno, Layun; Fabián, Herrera, Fabian; Vela, Hernandez, Lozano
Germany vs Mexico Head to Head [H2H]:
26.03.11 FI Portugal Chile 1 : 1
27.05.28 OG Portugal Chile 4 : 2
Chile are into the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup despite only winning one group game. Portugal, meanwhile, have won two of their three matches in the Confederations Cup and haven’t conceded a goal in their last two matches.
Portugal are favourites to progress to the final as they look to follow up their Euro 2016 success and should overcome a Chile side that have not really got going in this tournament.
Germany to Win.