The representative of Germany will face Wednesday evening, at the hours of 21:30 the same representative of Ecuador in a friendly match. The two teams have only met once, in 2006 at the World Championship, the Germans winning the duel with a score of 3-0. Then, Ecuador went further up from the second position. The match will be played in Florida, Ecuador being advantaged this time, from the point of view of the distance.
Germany lays on the first position in the group C of qualifications for the World Championship, that will be held in 2014 in Brazil. The Germans have won five matches and have replayed with Sweden, the score of 4-4 in the Fall season, afterwards leading with 4-0 in one of the most spectacular matches of this qualification campaign. In the six matches played, the Germans have scored no less than 22 goals. In 2013, Germany has won all three matches played, two for the World Championship 2014 and a friendly game at the beginning of the year against France, ending with the score of 2-1. In all these matches, the Germans have scored a minimum of two goals. Low has not called for any player from Borussia Dortmund, Bayern Munchen or Real Madrid and this game will start with 10 players missing, players that came regularly at the national games.
Nevertheless, young players have been called for, such as Julian Draxler, Sidney Sam, Max Kruse, Andre Schürrle or the Bender brothers. Most probably, Low will start the game with Kruse on the offense line, behind him playing Draxler, Hunt and the start, Podolski. Mertesacker and Westermann will make a team in the center of the defense line, they being experienced players and Rene Adler will be the gatekeeper in the absence of Neuer.
Probable players for Germany : Adler - Höwedes, Mertesacker, Westermann, Jansen (Aogo) - Lars Bender, Reinartz – Schürrle (Draxler), Hunt, Podolski - Kruse
Ecuador has perfectly begun its campaign for the qualification of the World Championship, Brazil 2014. Ecuador lays on the second position with four points less than the leader, Argentina, but with a match yet to be played. In the last five matches from the qualification campaign, Ecuador was undefeated. In the previous nine matches, here including the friendly games too, Ecuador suffered no defeat. The last game lost dates back in the Summer of the previous year, a match played away against Argentina, that ended with the score of 0-3. This year, Ecuador has played two friendly matches with Portugal and Salvador, winning both with a score of 3-2 and implicitly 5-0. In the last match played in 2013, Ecuador has scored 4-1 against Paraguay.
Through the most important players listed in the team of Ecuador, we mention Felipe Caicedo, Jefferson Montero and Cristian Benitez.
Sport betting odds for Germany vs Ecuador:
Final outcome: 1.67 3.75 5.00
Total numbers of goals (more/less 2.5): 1.65 2.20
Odds are from this online bookmaker.
Considering the fact that the Germans will play in a new formation , we are expecting a game in which no team will risk anything. Ecuador will not be content with merely a tie. In the case of scoring precisely three goals, the stake will be returned.