Germany are targeting their second win on the bounce in the Euros by consigning Marco Rossi’s Hungary to a defeat this evening.
And the world’s twelfth best team will be looking to beat their opponents for their third time in 11 years when the rivals battle it out in Munich.
Kai Havertz and his Germany team-mates will be after maximum points against HungaryCredit: AFP
Robin Gosens is hoping to be on target for Joachim Low’s side who hope to win their final Group F gameCredit: Getty
Should Portugal triumph against France it would give Joachim Low’s side the chance to top Group F if they defeat Hungary.
The match at the Allianz Arena will kick-off at 8pm and will be aired on BBC Two.
What’s the form?
And they fell to a heavy 6-0 Nations League loss against Spain in November 2020.
But Low’s men brushed aside their rocky start to this year’s Euros sealing a 4-2 win against Portugal last time out.
Meanwhile Hungary have picked up a solitary point from their two opening group stage clashes
They help tournament favourites France to a 1-1 draw after losing 3-0 to Portugal with Cristiano Ronaldo netting twice
And a loss to Germany would see Rossi’s men exit the contest.
At a tournament you know how it goes, step by step. The next step will be Hungary, which will be hard as they park the bus in defence.
Joachim Low – Germany head coach
Who’s in and who’s out?
Reports claim Bayern Munich winger Leroy Sane, 25, could be in line to replace the veteran striker who helped his side win the 2014 World Cup.
The former Manchester ace has netted seven times in 32 senior international appearances for Germany.
And Mats Hummels is thought to be contending with a knee injury but it’s thought the defender could be starting in Low’s side this evening.
Meanwhile Nemanja Nikolic is expected to keep his place in Hungary’s attack with team-mate Adam Szalai recovering from a head injury sustained during his team’s 0-0 draw with France.
Germany are likely to be without Thomas Muller who sustained a knee injury during the team’s win against PortugalCredit: Getty
Nemanja Nikolic is likely to feature in Marco Rossi’s Hungary side following Adam Szalai’s head injuryCredit: Rex
Watch out for……
Robin Gosens. The wing-back who once dreamt of becoming a policeman, was in fine form for Germany during their win against Portugal.
The Atalanta defender netted a spectacular goal burying a header in mid-air
And the Serie A ace is reportedly a summer transfer target for LaLiga giants Barcelona.
And Hungary’s Laszlo Kleinheisler is another player to watch following his impressive midfield shift against France.
The 27-year-old who plays for Croatian club Osijek had the most the successful pass rate of any player during his team’s draw with the 2018 World Cup winners
And his efforts earned him Uefa’s man of the match prize.
Hungary will hope for another quality midfield performance from Laszlo Kleinheisler who impressed against FranceCredit: AFP
If the game’s rubbish
Izabel Goulart is a major Brazil fan and also the partner of Germany back-up goalkeeper Kevin Trapp who is 30.
The stunning Victoria Secrets model is a popular figure in her home country where she was chosen to lead a procession of 200 dancers at the closing ceremony of the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Goulart, 36, has also made guest appearances in US TV shows including Two And A Half Men and Entourage.
Kevin Trapp’s partner Izabel Goulart once led a parade of 200 dancers at the 2016 Rio Olympics in BrazilCredit: Eroteme
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