Opta Big Match Stats: Germany to blow England away

Joachim Low has made Germany one of Europe's most attractive and attacking teams

Lewis Jones has sneaked a peek at the Opta stats and is very confident about Germany being too strong for England at Wembley...

"The Three Lions have won just three of their last 11 games against Germany since 1987, drawing twice and losing six; all the wins came away from Wembley."
Best Bet: Back Germany to win @ 6/42.48

The Three Lions have won just three of their last 11 games against Germany since 1987, drawing twice and losing six; all the wins came away from Wembley
Germany hold the clear advantage when analysing recent encounters between the two and it's also very hard to make any sort of case for a positive England result when assessing the squads. Germany are without Mesut Ozil, who created more chances from open play in qualifying than any other player (36), Philipp Lahm, Manuel Neuer and Sami Khedira, but an England midfield including Adam Lallana and Tom Cleverley shouldn't cause too many problems, even for the German reserves. It's also worth noting that this historically highly-charged international clash tends not to produce many draws, highlighting that this is anything but a meaningless friendly. The last stalemate between the two in an international friendly came in 1930 - 15 matches ago. We would advise laying the draw outright at 5/23.5, but when you consider England's shocking recent record in this fixture, the bet has to be an outright away win.
Best Bet: Back Germany to win @ 6/42.48

England have failed to score on just two occasions (1991 and 2000) in their 12 games at Wembley against Germany
Though they possess a rotten home record against Germany, England rarely allow themselves to be dominated without replying, a point they also proved in South Africa at the last World Cup with the rally from 0-2 to what should have been 2-2 before ultimately caving 1-4. Admittedly, the 0-2 defeat to Chile doesn't augur brilliantly for a bet on both teams to score, but Roy Hodgson can drop in Steven Gerrard and Daniel Sturridge for James Milner and Jay Rodriguez. Friday's reverse was also their first Wembley shutout in over three years, and they have scored 23 in 10 home games since the former West Brom boss was appointed last year.
Recommended Bet: Back both teams to score @ 4/61.67

Germany have scored at least three times in nine of their last 10 internationals, scoring at least once in each of their last 11
Goals look on the menu. England themselves have a big attacking threat when Wayne Rooney and Sturridge are in the side, as proved by the six goals notched in the final two qualifying games. There have also been 17 goals scored in the last four England v Germany encounters across all competitions.
Recommended Bet: Back Over 4.5 Goals @ 11/26.4

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