Germany vs Ukraine Predictions and betting : On Saturday, Germany are set to host Ukraine in a League A Group 4 fixture in what will be a tough fight for the place in the upcoming rounds. The Germany were forced to draw against Switzerland at the last minute despite the hosts dictating the play with possession and shots produced.
On the other hand, Ukraine are coming off an unexpected victory against Spain and would be looking to replicate that over the weekend. With club football paused for a week, this will more than compensate for the fans.
Germany vs Ukraine Predictions and betting Summary
Germany vs Ukraine Predictions and betting : Recent form
Germany have a strong side on paper with their players winning some prestigious trophies for their respective clubs. But when they have played for the national team, they haven’t looked as competitive as they should have been which is quite evident in their UEFA nations league games.
They have managed just one win in 4 games with the other games ending in a deadlock without a decisive goal coming from the German foot. But the one thing that will give them some confidence is that the only win came against Ukraine who they are facing on Saturday night.
It will be of prime importance for them to get back to groove and start winning games. In the last six games, they have scored 16 goals translating to 2.67 goals per game so far.
Ukraine national have had a roller coaster ride so far this season. Despite having a strong lineup, they haven’t been able to come up with consistent performances in competitions. This is evident when we look at their recent games.
They have managed to win 2 games out of 6 as opposed to a draw and most importantly 3 losses. The one that is going against them is that they are scoring at 1.17 goals per game which is hardly enough when facing a team like Germany.
It is important for the side to win this game to hope for a top spot in the Group 4 as they are down in 3rd place with 2 wins and 2 losses in the Nations League.
Germany vs Ukraine Nations League predictions and betting analysis: Head-to-head
Recent Meeting: Ukraine lost to Germany with a 2-1 margin in a UEFA Nations League fixture.
Germany vs Ukraine Nations League predictions and betting analysis: Offensive stats
The German forward Kai Havertz has proved to be a top performer for the side so far. He has scored 6 goals along with 3 assists and has 86.9% pass success with 0.8 shot and 1.3 key passes per game in recent past.
Timo Werner who was criticized for not scoring has finally arrived to the party with a goal against Switzerland that has instilled confidence in the young gun. There is no doubt in his finishing ability or in creating chances, but the German will have to bounce back quickly. He has 12 goals in 20 games with 81.7% success in passes in addition to 2.5 shots on target and 0.8 key passes per game so far.
Serge Gnabry looks to return after testing negative for Corona virus. The German striker has 7 goals in 13 games with 85.1% pass accuracy and 2.6 shots on target per game.
Looking at Ukraine’s attack, we have seen brilliance of Andriy Yarmolenko in the past along with Yaremchuk and Zubkov who are impeccable in the frontlines. In recent outings, Andriy has 6 goals and an assist along with 1 shot on target, 81% pass accuracy and 0.6 dribbles per game.
Roman Yaremchuk has 9 goals and 3 assists in 20 appearances along with 2.8 shots on target and 81.5% pass accuracy. Makarenko who is the attacking midfielder has 84.6% pass success rate along with an average of 1.8 aerials won per game recently.
Oleksandr Zubkov is a young gun who is a quality forward who is yet to open his account for the side. He has 69.5% pass success along with 1.2 dribbles per game.
The Ukraine defense will have Mykolenko, Sobol and Zabarnyi to guard the backlines. Mykolenko is an excellent defender who has 81% pass success whose strength is tackling and interceptions. He has 2 interceptions, 1.7 tackles and 4.3 clears per game in the recent past.
Eduard Sobol is the one with better experience who has 75% pass success and has 1.2 clears every game along with 1.9 interceptions and 2.3 tackles on an average. Zabarnyi will play in the extremes who has 89.6% pass accuracy along with 1.4 interceptions and 4.6 clears per game so far.
The German defense has the services of Rudiger, Ginter, Gosens and Klostermann. Antonio Rudiger strengths include passing and concentration who has 92.5% pass accuracy. Along with this, he has 1.2 tackles and 2 clears per game in the last 9 matches.
Matthias Ginter is exceptional in aerial dules having won 1.8 duels per game in addition to his 83.8% pass success. Additionally, he has 1 interception and 2.8 clears per match so far. Robin Gosens will be of great support who has a goal and 3 assists along with 80.6% pass accuracy and 1.7 interceptions per game.
Germany vs Ukraine Predictions and betting : Predicted Winner
The game between Germany and Ukraine is scheduled to be held in the Red Bull Arena Leipzig on 14th November at 8.45pm local time. Even though Germany has looked like a dominating team, they haven’t had breakthrough performances in the 4 games so far. On the other hand, Ukraine would be looking to pull off a surprise win to climb up the table.
The betting platforms and prediction experts are confident of a Germany so far.