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World Cup Match Preview: Germany vs. Portugal

World Cup Match Preview: Germany vs. Portugal

Match Date: 16 June 2014 (local time)

Venue: Salvador

 

Germany

There is no doubt that Die Mannschaft is one of the most prolific squads capable of grabbing the title in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Two (2) of its previous appearances landed them on the 3rd spot. And in this year’s competition, the pressure to win the title has reached astronomic heights.

 

Germany brags an impressive resume when it comes to its roster of players. Many of them play in some of the biggest clubs across Europe such as Real Madrid and Bayern Munchen, for example. Moreover, they have also managed to build their reputation in the clubs where they belong.

 

There is no doubt that Germany is a definite powerhouse comprised of world-class members. A quick look at its provisional list shows the exceptional talent that Germany has.

 

This exceptional talent will be their biggest advantage and will definitely, help them overcome the pitfalls of injuries that have prevented some of its notable players, such as the striker Mario Gomez from making the cut.

 

Portugal

Contrary to popular perception, Portugal is not just about Cristiano Ronaldo. A Selecção is likewise comprised of world-class members who can propel the squad into the apex of success.

 

The likes of creative playmaker Joao Moutinho as well as the defensive strengths of Real Madrid’s Pepe and Fabio Coentrao are instrumental in their attempt of overcoming Germany. Nani could also feature in the said match. Lastly, if the worse comes to worst, Portugal can always rely on the versatile and ever reliable Ronaldo to skyrocket their team to victory.

 

Prediction: Germany

Germany is a definite favorite of the awaited match. The unstoppable squad is pegged to win at a lucrative value of 1.95, while handing over a 0.5 Asian handicap to Portugal.

 

Image Source: Eurosport

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