Club friendlies – Play off
Match start: 19:00 (GMT+2)
According to the results of the group tournament and semifinal battles the best two teams of the Confederations Cup in Russia are considered to be Germany and Chile.
And now on the first Sunday of July the World Champions and the Champions of South America will meet in Saint Petersburg. That will be the 9th official meeting of the modern teams of Joachim Löw and Juan Antonio Pizzi: Germany (BRD) – 5, draw – 1, Chile – 2.
During the last semifinal meeting against Mexico, Bundesteam has attacked the gates of Guillermo Ochoa from the very beginning. And on the 10th minute of the match the World Champions were leading with the score 2:0.
And after the break Germany was carrying the play and finished that match with a devastating score:
19.06.2017. Germany – Australia – 3:2 (Stindl, Draxler, Goretzka – Rogić, Jurić);
22.06.2017. Germany – Chile – 1:1 (Stindl - Alexis Sánchеz);
25.06.2017. Germany – Cameroon – 3:1 (Demirbay, Werner 2 – Aboubakar);
29.06.2017. Germany – Mexico – 4:1 (Goretzka 2, Werner, Younes – Fabian);
The experts and football analysts have called the semifinal match of Portugal and Chile in Kazan “a match of numerous mistakes and unused opportunities”. As, despite the fact that both teams had super stars football players, headed by Cristiano Ronaldo and Alexis Sánchеz, we didn’t observe any scored goals.
But the real hero of the match was Chilian goalkeeper Claudio Bravo who has saved all three penalties from the Champions of Europa:
18.06.2017. Chile – Cameroon – 2:0 (Vidal, Vargas);
22.06.2017. Chile – Germany – 1:1 (Sánchеz – Stindl);
25.06.2017. Chile – Australia – 1:1 (Rodriguez – Troisi);
28.06.2017. Chile – Portugal – 0:0 and 3:0 on penalties;
So, World Champions against the Champions of South America in the decisive match of the Confederations Cup. The experimental squad of the team of Joachim Löw against best players of Chile headed by Alexis Sánchеz (Arsenal) and Arturo Vidal (Bayern).
Germany – 2.40, draw – 3.30, Chile – 3.00;
Both teams to score (yes) - odds 1.83 10Bet
Germany will win the Cup - odds 1.75 Bet365