UEFA Euro 2020

Germany predicted lineup vs Hungary - Euro 2020

Ross Jackson
Robin Gosens and Serge Gnabry are both expected to start
Robin Gosens and Serge Gnabry are both expected to start / Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images
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Usually as Germany head into their final group game at a major tournament they're just looking to secure top spot, but their clash with Hungary on Wednesday could be their last at Euro 2020.

Die Mannschaft's opening game defeat to France means they can't afford to slip-up against Marco Rossi's side, but if they produce anything like the attacking display they did against Portugal last time out it could be a demolition job.

Joachim Low has a couple of injury niggles to worry about heading into this one, so here's how 90min think Germany will line up for their crucial last group outing...


GERMANY PREDICTED LINEUP

1. Goalkeeper & Defenders

Manuel Neuer will take his place in goal again
Manuel Neuer will take his place in goal again / Matthias Schrader - Pool/Getty Images

Manuel Neuer (GK) - Yet to keep a clean sheet at Euro 2020 but there aren't many names in the Germany squad that get written onto the team sheet before his.

Matthias Ginter (CB) -
Looked shaky defensively against Portugal but made up for it with some quality crosses. Likely to be given more freedom to roam against Hungary so could be key.

Mats Hummels (CB) -
Has picked up a slight knock and so Niklas Sule is waiting in the wings, but Low has said nothing to suggest it's a bad enough injury to rule him out of Wednesday's game.

Antonio Rudiger (CB) -
Arguably Germany's best defender of the tournament so far. Looks to have carried his fine form from the second half of the Premier League season into the tournament and will continue in the backline.


2. Midfielders

Robin Gosens was brilliant last time out
Robin Gosens was brilliant last time out / Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images

Joshua Kimmich (RWB) - What else can you say about this man? Absolutely ran the show against Portugal and if it wasn't for his wing-back partner on the opposite flank stealing the limelight he'd have comfortably been the best player on the pitch.

Toni Kroos (CM) - Central to everything Germany do. Vital in the defensive third as he breaks up play and even more important to his team moving forward.

Ilkay Gundogan (CM) -
Does plenty of the dirty work in midfield that often goes unnoticed. Probably doesn't earn the plaudits with the national side that he does at club level but that's not to say he's any less important to the team.

Robin Gosens (LWB) -
There's been plenty of great individual performances at Euro 2020 so far but it'll be a miracle if someone plays better than the Atalanta man did against Portugal. If he can maintain that level of performance (somehow) then Germany could go all the way.


3. Forwards

Kai Havertz got his first goal of the tournament against Portugal
Kai Havertz got his first goal of the tournament against Portugal / Matthias Hangst/Getty Images

Serge Gnabry (RW) - Hasn't looked as sharp as many had expected him to so far but once he clicks into gear he's one of the most feared forwards in European football.

Kai Havertz (ST) -
After struggling in the opener against France he looked much better against Portugal and his movement just proved to be too good for Ruben Dias and co.

Timo Werner (LW) -
Thomas Muller's knee injury means he could be out of action until the quarter-final stage if his country get that far and so the Chelsea man is in line to be handed his chance.


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