Germany vs Northern Ireland will be facing each other in a Group C World Cup qualifier match that will kick off at 19:45 GMT +1 on Tuesday 11th October at the HDI Arena in Hannover. Both sides have started their World Cup qualifying campaign positively with Germany winning their first two group matches in style with 3-0 wins against Norway and Czech Republic. Northern Ireland managed four points from their first two matches with a draw against Czech Republic and a comfortable 4-0 win against San Marino.
Germany vs Northern Ireland Preview
These sides have faced each other this summer in a group match at the Euro. The match was dominated by Germany but they only managed a 1-0 win against a gritty Northern Ireland. In recent matches we have seen an in-form German side that wiped out its opponents with outstanding performances in free scoring matches were they even managed clean sheets. On the other hand, Northern Ireland have met expectations as they managed a draw against a potentially stronger side, Czech Republic and a comfortable win against San Marino. They also managed two clean sheets that highlights Northern Ireland’s defensive mentality. Both sides have no injured or suspended players within the squad that was called up.
Germany vs Northern Ireland Betting Odds
Betting odds strongly back a German win with their win being offered at 1.14 whilst a surprise Northern Ireland win is being offered at 17.00. Betting odds are also backing the match to have several goals scored with more than two goals being scored offered at 1.50 but less is offered at 2.50. Bookmakers are also backing Thomas Muller to score a goal with odds or 1.66 being offered for putting his name on the scoresheet. Kyle Lafferty is the player that bookmakers believe has the best chance to score for Northern Ireland with the betting odds offered being 7.00.
Germany vs Northern Ireland Prediction
Whilst every match has its own story the difference between these two sides is too significant not to predict a comfortable win for the Germans. Northern Ireland will definitely be playing a defensive match with their objective being that of holding onto a clean sheet for as long as possible. That said, once the German side will manage to find a first goal they will go on to register a comfortable win.
Foot Odds Prediction: Germany 5 Northern Ireland 0