Germany vs. England Live Stream, TV Info, Predictions & Match Preview
on Mar 21, 2017 07:25 AM EDT
One of the biggest matches in this week's international break is the friendly game between rivals Germany and England. The Three Lions will visit the Westfalenstadion on Wednesday, March 22 in Dortmund. The match is also the final game for Lukas Podolski, who will retire from international competitions.
Where to Watch Germany vs. England
The Germany vs. England match kicks off at 3:45 p.m. EST and 7:45 p.m. GMT. It is going to be televised on ESPN 3 in the United States, and ITV in the United Kingdom. As for the live stream links, fans can watch the Germany vs. England match via WatchESPN and ITV Hub.
Germany vs. England Preview
According to Goal.com, the Three Lions won the last Germany vs. England match, 3-2, last year that was also an international friendly. Die Mannschaft, on the other hand, defeated their rivals 4-1 back in their last competitive matchup in the 2010 World Cup.
The Germany vs. England match will also be the 130th and final match for Lukas Podolski as a member of the national team. The 31-year-old forward has a total of 48 goals for his nation and he was part of the 2014 FIFA World Cup-winning roster.
As for injuries, the Germans will not have Manuel Neuer after suffering a muscle injury over the weekend. The Three Lions are more riddled with injuries. They going to be without Harry Kane and Jordan Henderson.
Possible Lineups and Predictions
Germany (4-4-2): Marc-Andre Ter Stegen; Joshua Kimmich, Niklas Sule, Antonio Rudiger, Jonas Hector; Leroy Sane, Julian Weigl, Emre Can Julian Draxler; Lukas Podolski, Timo Werner.
Other Call-Ups: Bernd Leno, Kevin Trapp, Mats Hummels, Shkodran Mustafi, Benedikt Howedes, Sebastian Rudy, Julian Brandt, Toni Kroos, Mesut Ozil, Sami Khedira, Thomas Muller, Andre Schurrle, Mario Gomez.
England (4-3-3): Joe Hart; Kyle Walker, John Stones, Gary Cahill, Ryan Bertrand; Adam Lallana, Eric Dier, Dele Alli; Jesse Lingard, Jamie Vardy, Raheem Sterling.
Other Call-Ups: Fraser Forster, Tom Heaton, Nathaniel Clyne, Phil Jones, Luke Shaw, Chris Smalling, Michael Keane, James Ward-Prowse, Nathan Redmond, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Ross Barkley, Marcus Rashford, Jermain Defoe, Jake Livemore.
Prediction: The Germans are motivated to get the win for Lukas Podolski to cap off his international career. The game will be his 130th cap, which is good for third behind Lothar Matthaus and Miroslav Klose. Germany beats England 3-1.
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