Can the German U21 score against Serbia after the good start to the European Championship?
The German U21 national team caught a start to measure in the European Championship 2019 with the 3-1 victory against Denmark. Thus, the young football of Germany has been unbeaten for 13 games and brought in this period eleven wins and two draws. The Stadio Nereo Rocco of Trieste will host the second group match on Thursday night. With a victory against Serbia, the selection of coach Stefan Kuntz could make a big step towards the semi-finals.
Today’s Betting Tips Germany vs Serbia
The Serbs lost their start into the finals surprising with 0: 2 against the newcomer Austria U21. If Serbia faces another defeat against Germany, the men around superstar and ex-Frankfurt Luka Jovic can already pack their bags for the trip home. Before the duel Germany vs. Serbia’s bookmakers’ odds do not give the Serbs much hope. The defending champion from Germany comes into play as a very clear favorite. The betting base also expects that the German U21 selection does not lose. However, as the Serbs are good for a point and the odds of 1X are far too low, the betting base at the duel is Germany vs Serbia instead choose their tip on “both teams to score/yes“.
Germany – Statistics & Current Form
To kick off the European Championship in 2019 against Denmark, the German team needed some time to find their rhythm. But in the course of the game took over the team of coach Stefan Kuntz more and more in control and put the opponent with early pressing under pressure. The man of the evening was clearly the Augsburg Marco Richter, who scored two goals himself and one prepared. On the defensive, the chain around Captain Jonathan Tah had the events largely under control and left little chance for the Danes. Fittingly, Denmark came only with a hand penalty to the connecting goal. At the end there was a deserved 3-1 victory of the German U21 national team, which was superior to the opponent in all respects. Coach Kuntz saw, however, despite the successful start still air up.
“That’s going to be a tough job. That the Serbs have lost the first game against Austria, has nothing to say. They have great individual players and will demand everything from us. The Serbs have to win against us to have a chance to progress. We are therefore warned and will prepare ourselves with great concentration. ” – Mahmoud Dahoud
Especially at the beginning the team did not give the wanted access and sometimes the balls were too easy. Only after the lead the players became safer and increased. Even the 1: 3 in the 73rd Minute pocketed the team well and remained at their game. Thus, the DFB offspring since October 2017, when it set a 1: 3 in Norway, unbeaten. At the 2017 European Championship, which Germany won at the end, there were two wins in the group stage, against the Czech Republic and Denmark, before losing to their last group match against Italy. Germany is not afraid of the Serbs with their top striker Jovic. The Serbian team does not only consist of ex-Frankfurter. Against a scorching man like Jovic you have to defend as a whole team. It is quite possible that coach Kuntz sends the same team to Denmark from the start.
Expected formation of Germany:
↳ Nübel – Klostermann, Tah, Baumgartl, Henrichs – Maier, M. Eggestein, Dahoud – Öztunali, Waldschmidt, M. Richter
Last matches of Germany:
⚽️ 17.06.2019 – Germany U21 Vs. Denmark U21 3: 1 (U21 European Championship 2019)
⚽️ 26.03.2019 – England U21 vs Germany U21 1: 2 (Friendly Match)
⚽️ 21.03.2019 – Germany U21 Vs. France U21 2: 2 (friendly)
⚽️ 19.11.2019 – Italy U21 vs. Italy Germany U21 1: 2 (Friendly Match)
⚽️ 16.11.2019 – Germany U21 vs Netherlands U21 3: 0 (friendly)
Serbia – Statistics & Current Form
The prelude to the European Championship 2019, the Serbian U21 national team had certainly presented quite differently. Against the ÖFB selection, the Serbs went into the game as the clear favorite. But the team of coach Goran Djorovic got little access to the game and had against the defensively compact Austrians big problems. In addition, the Serbian offensive remained pale. The Euro U21 freshman could take superstar Luka Jovic almost completely out of the game. In a rather uneventful first half, Austria took the lead from scratch just before the break. At the start of the second round, the game of chances on both sides became significantly more lively. The game was overshadowed in the 75th minute by a brutal challenge from center-back Vukasin Jovanovic to Hannes Wolf, who gave his side a 1-0 lead. The Serb received the red card from referee Andreas Ekberg for this foul. Wolf, who moves from Salzburg to Leipzig this summer, but it pulled a break of the right outer sump and now drops out for several months.
Horvath took advantage of the direct free kick after the injury shock and put the ÖFB offspring 2-0 in front. This was the game decided. The Serbs must now increase dramatically, otherwise threatened them as in the last two U21 European Championship finals again the end after the preliminary round. The Serbs had played with eight wins and two draws in ten games a strong qualification for the European Championship 2019 and solved as a table first in Group 7 a direct ticket to the finals. The loss to Austria was the first defeat for the Serbian U21 after six unbeaten internationals. Overall, the selection of coach Djorovic in the last 14 internationals suffered only two defeats. However, Serbia has been waiting for a goal for 272 competitive minutes. In addition, there has been no victory for eleven games in finals.
Expected formation of Serbia:
↳ Radunovic – Gajic, Milenkovic, Babic, Bogosavac – Lukic, Masovic, Pantic – Zivkovic, Jovic, Radonjic
Last matches of Serbia:
⚽️ 17.06.2019 – Serbia U21 Vs. Austria U21 0: 2 (U21 European Championship 2019)
⚽️ 26.03.2019 – Poland U21 vs Serbia U21 0: 2 (friendly)
⚽️ 16.11.2018 – Macedonia U21 Vs. Serbia U21 0: 1 (friendly)
⚽️ 16.10.2018 – Serbia U21 Vs. Armenia U21 0: 0 (European Championship Qualification)
⚽️ 12.10.2018 – Serbia U21 Vs. Austria U21 0: 0 (European Championship Qualification)
Germany vs Serbia Direct Comparison
In 2015, both nations met in the group stage and parted with a 1-1. In the U21 World Cup 2006 Germany could get the only victory so far with a 1-0 in the group stage.
Germany vs Serbia our Betting Tips Explained
The Serbs are already standing with their backs to the wall after their defeat at the start. Only with a win against Germany, the Serbian U21 still chances to the semifinals. Accordingly, the men from the Balkans will throw everything in the balance and seek their salvation on the offensive. The German team should certainly play this in the cards. This results in spaces in half of the opponent.
Key Facts – Germany vs Serbia tip
✔️ The German U21 team is unbeaten for 13 internationals
✔️ Of the recent 14 international matches, Serbia lost only two
✔️ The Serbian U21 is still waiting for the first victory against Germany
Germany and Serbia were in Group B as clear favorites for the first two places. For many experts, the Serbian U21 was even a secret favorite for the title. After the first match day only Germany could do justice to this role. But you can not write off the Serbs yet. On the German team is a completely different game than against the offensively harmless Danes. The bookmakers see the German U21 selection in the second group match as a clear favorite. Quite so, however, are not the omens for us. For the DFB youngsters is a tough and close game. The Serbs, who are sure to be competitive and aggressive again, deserve a point.
Since we do not want to commit ourselves to a game outcome and the “Double Chance 1X” due to low odds is out of the question, we set in the second group match of U21 EC Germany vs Serbia our tip on “both teams to score“. Serbia will play forward and is always good for scoring with their offensive over Jovic and Co. But the attack of the German team with Marco Richter and Luca Waldschmidt will know how to use the available spaces. Four units are worth betting odds around 1.75.
Bet Tip: Both teams to score