Germany U23 will play Ivory Coast in Round 3 of the group stage in Group D. Germany won its first game of the tournament defeating Saudi Arabia U23 (3-2) in the previous round. Ivory Coast was held to a goalless draw by Brazil U23. In other matches, the Germans lost to Brazil (2-4), while the Cote d’Ivoire squad had a win over Saudi Arabia.
The Germany vs Ivory Coast match up will be played on Wednesday, 28 July 2021, at the Miyagi Stadium, Rifu, Japan. The game will start at 8:00 a.m. GMT. Match betting tips for Germany vs Ivory Coast (July 28) are available in our prediction below. Let’s discuss the latest betting odds, team statistics and their predicted lineups to choose a bet.
Germany vs Ivory Coast (July 28) latest odds on betting sites
The current betting odds are on Germany to win — 1.95 (-105 American; 20/21 Fractional). Ivory Coast’s odds are 3.40 (+240; 12/5) while odds on a draw are 3.50 (+250; 5/2). The approximate probabilities of these outcomes: Germany — 43%, draw — 29%, Ivory Coast — 28%.
Latest betting odds on Germany vs Ivory Coast (28 July 2021):
- Over 2.5 Goals — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
- Under 2.5 Goals — 2.00 (+100; evens)
- Asian Handicap (0.0, +0.5) on Germany — 2.00 (+100; evens)
- Asian Handicap (0.0, -0.5) on Ivory Coast — 1.85 ( -118; 50/59)
- Both Teams To Score (Yes) — 1.66 (-150; 2/3)
- Both Teams To Score (No) — 2.10 (+110; 11/10)
Germany vs Ivory Coast (July 28) match preview and stats
Germany U23 won over Saudi Arabia U23 in the Round 2 of the Olympic football tournament. This marks their first win at Tokyo. Felix Uduokhai’s 75th-minute goal sealed the win for the Germans. Felix won 6 duels, had 5 clearances with 4 ball recoveries. Germany had 47% of the possession with 86% pass success, 18 shots, 19 chances created and 1 red card
Ivory Coast drew 0-0 with Brazil U23 at the Nissan stadium. Cote d’Ivoire is currently second in the table with 4 points and 1 goal difference. Their game by numbers: 46% possession, 84% pass accuracy, 5 shots, 3 chances created, 2 yellow cards and 1 red card. Franck Kessie was the top performer, completing the most dribbles (2) and creating the most chances (1).
Germany vs Ivory Coast (July 28) key players and lineups
Germany projected starting lineup:
- Florian Muller
- Benjamin Henrichs
- Amos Pieper
- Jordan Torunarigha
- David Raum
- Maximilian Arnold
- Nadiem Amiri
- Arne Maier
- Max Kruse
- Cedric Teuchert
- Marco Richter
Max Kruse is the key player to watch out for in the match up vs Cote d’Ivoire. Kruse created 4 chances in the last game for the Germans.
Ivory Coast projected starting lineup:
- Eliezer Ira Tape
- Wilfried Singo
- Kouadio-Yves Dabila
- Eric Bailly
- Ismael Diallo
- Idrissa Doumbia
- Kouassi Eboue
- Franck Kessie
- Amad Traore
- Max Gradel
- Christian Kouame
The key player to watch out for on the side of the Ivory Coast team is Franck Kessie. This central midfielder completed the most dribbles (2) in the game and made 11 ball recoveries.
Germany vs Ivory Coast (July 28) betting tips and prediction
Germany needs this win to increase its chances of qualification for the next stage. The Germans are currently 3rd in the table with 3 points. Lately, Germany has been clinical in the final third. They have scored 5 goals in the last 2 games. The odds are on Germany to win this round.
Betting prediction: Germany to win
Odds: 1.95 (-105 American; 20/21 Fractional)