Confederations Cup Match of the Week: Germany vs ChilePublished June 22, 2017 by Sol FH
A titanic Group B showdown in Kazan as Germany and Chile go head-to-head today at 19:00 GMT.
We have all been waiting for this match. The two strongest teams in Group B, both searching for their second win in the tournament. Experts say that this could lead to a very high scoring match, which should make for some incredible action, after both teams had a relatively tough start.
The reigning World Champions were almost overtaken by the Aussie team, but at the end of the game, Germany won 3-2. Chile almost tied with Cameroon in their opener, but luckily scored a couple in the last 10-minutes to go on to a shutout win.
Germany won the World Cup and Chile won the Copa America, and both have brought their toughest teams to the party in Russia. Both teams are well-known for their scoring capacity, but Chile's biggest weakness will be its defense, and Germany is also playing with lesser experienced players on their back line.
Germany is ranked (by FIFA), as the third strongest team on earth, while Chile are in fourth place overall. Chile may be the toughest squad at this year's tournament, as coach Juan Antonio Pizzi has brought his biggest stars in Vidal, Vargas, Alexis Sanchez, Gary Medel, Mauricio Isla and Charles Aranguiz. Even though the Germans are ranked higher than Chile according to FIFA, the odds posted for outright winner of today's match are in the slightest of favors to Chile.
Confederations Cup Odds
As said, Chile are slight favorites at 2.60, while the Germans are at 2.75. Pre-match odds at bet365 Sports include Correct Score, Double Chance, Half Time and Full Time Result, Over/Under and dozens of additional lines. Bettors are invited to test their skill using one of the most reliable online bookmakers in the business in bet365 Sports. Live In Play odds are also an excellent way to maximize profits, interactively throughout the game.