Defending Champions Germany seems to be moving forward in the FIFA World Cup this time. They are in second place with three points at the group F. Germany’s next match will take place against South Korea on Wednesday at Kazan Arena at 7.30pm. Sweden and Germany teams aboard the same name for the Knock Out round. Both of them have three points and both teams have scored two-two goals each. In such a scenario, winning team in their group match will be able to get admission in the last 16. At the group level, Germany may be at the second place, but for that, securing a place in the knockout round depends not only their encounter but also on the second group match between Sweden and Mexico.
If Germany wants to keep its World Cup title hope alive, it will not only win against South Korea in its last group match but also have to score more goals. The final group match against South Korea cannot be considered difficult for the defending champions Germany, because South Korea’s team has not won a single match and they have already been out of the World Cup. In this match, Korean Republic will have to end their World Cup campaign with a victorious respect.
Four times world champion Germany got defeated against Sweden in the first match, while against Mexico in the second match, improved their game. Both Germany and Sweden stand in the knockout stage. If both teams win in their respective matches with the same score, then Germany will have a great opportunity to move forward for the final-16. Because in the end, the winner of the match between Germany and Sweden will get a place in the knock-out round.
Sweden is familiar with this circumstance. In such a way, he will try to win his match anyhow and get better results from Germany. Therefore, a challenge in front of Germany is not less than a do-or-die campaign.
Korea Republic: Jo Hyeonwoo; Lee Yong, Kim Younggwon, Jang Hyunsoo, Hong Chul; Hwang Heechan, Koo Jacheol, Jeong Wooyoung, Lee Seungwoo; Lee Jaesung, Son Heung-min
Germany: Manuel Neuer; Joshua Kimmich, Niklas Sule, Mats Hummels, Jonas Hector – Ilkay Gundogan, Toni Kroos; Thomas Muller, Marco Reus, Timo Werner; Mario Gomez.