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Portugal v Germany: Euros preview

The Germans and the Portuguese were drawn alongside France and Hungary in a bonafide ‘group of death’, and both nations head into this game in need of a win.

Portugal left it late to beat Hungary, with two Cristiano Ronaldo goals helping them to a 3-0 win in Budapest. As for Germany, they fell 1-0 to world champions France in a spirited but toothless dsplay.

Germany are clearly in need of a result to get out of the group, but will fancy their chances of three points in their final group match against the Hungarians. As for Portugal, a defeat here would likely leave them needing to get something against the French in their last fixture to progress.

Date, kick-off time and venue

Portugal vs Germany is scheduled for a 5pm BST kick-off on Saturday, June 19, 2021.

The match will be held at Allianz Arena in Munich.

Where to watch Portugal vs Germany

TV channel: The match will be televised on ITV for free.

Live stream: UK viewers will be able to watch the match online via the ITV Hub.

Portugal vs Germany team news

Goalkeepers: Bernd Leno, Manuel Neuer, Kevin Trapp

Defenders: Matthias Ginter, Robin Gosens, Christian Gunter, Marcel Halstenberg, Mats Hummels, Lukas Klostermann, Robin Koch, Antonio Rudiger, Niklas Sule

Midfielders: Emre Can, Leon Goretzka, Ilkay Gundogan, Kai Havertz, Jonas Hofmann, Joshua Kimmich, Toni Kroos, Florian Neuhaus

Forwards: Serge Gnabry, Thomas Muller, Jamal Musiala, Timo Werner, Leroy Sane, Kevin Kolland

Goalkeepers: Anthony Lopes, Rui Patrício, Rui Silva

Defenders: Diogo Dalot*, Nelson Semedo, Jose Fonte, Pepe, Ruben Dias, Nuno Mendes, Raphael Guerreiro

Midfielders: Danilo Pereira, Joao Palhinha, Ruben Neves, Bruno Fernandes, Joao Moutinho, Renato Sanches, Sergio Oliveira, William Carvalho

Forwards: Pedro Goncalves, Andre Silva, Bernardo Silva, Cristiano Ronaldo, Diogo Jota, Goncalo Guedes, Joao Felix, Rafa Silva

*Replaces Joao Cancelo, who tested positive for Covid

Portugal vs Germany prediction

Both teams look well drilled in defence, though Portugal had the finishing touch that Germany lacked in the first round of fixtures.

This is genuinely a game which could go either way, so a tense draw could be in store with a defeat for either team potentially fatal to their hopes.

Ronaldo pushes Coke bottles aside to drink water

Head to head (h2h) history and results

Last meeting: Germany 4-0 Portugal, 2014 World Cup, Group G |(16/06/2014)

Betting odds and tips

Cristiano Ronaldo to score anytime: 13/10


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