The two European giants Netherlands and Germany are all set for the group game of UEFA Nations League to be held in Amsterdam. Both teams will play their second game of the competition and are yet to win the first game. The Dutch side will have the home support advantage but they will need something more against the four times World Champions. It was not the start that the Netherlands wanted as they lost three points against defending World Champions France. Let’s check out the complete schedule of the game.
Netherlands Vs Germany India Time [IST]
According to Indian Standard Time, it will start at 12:15 am on 14 October 2018 [Sunday]. The Johan Cruijff Arena located in Amsterdam will host the game.
|Competition||UEFA Nations League 2018-19|
|Date||14 October 2018 [India]|
|Time||12:15 am [IST]|
|Venue||Johan Cruijff Arena, Amsterdam|
|Seating capacity||54,990 spectators|
Netherlands Vs Germany Telecast in India
If you are from India, watch this game live on Sony Channel probably on Sony Ten 1 or Sony Ten 2.
Match Preview and News
Germany will play without Ilkay Gundogan, Marco Reus, Antonio Rudiger. However, Juventus midfielder Emre Can has been called for the first time in almost one year and he is likely to play against the Dutch side.
While Germany endured pain at the World Cup in Russia, the Netherlands had the summer off having failed to qualify for the quadrennial competition. As a result, 2014 World Cup winners Germany are currently ranked 12th in the current FIFA rankings.
Die Mannschaft will again play against France in the return leg of the group stage this month. The French side is currently at the top spot in Group A of League 1 followed by Germany at the second spot.
So far, 40 head to head games has been played between the Germans and Dutch players. Germany has won 15 times, losing ten times after scoring 77 and conceding 64 goals.
Netherlands Vs Germany Possible Lineups
Netherlands: Cillessen; de Ligt, Blind, van Dijk; Babel, de Jong, Strootman, Dumfries; Wijnaldum, Promes; Depay.
Germany: Neuer; Hector, Boateng, Hummels, Ginter; Kimmich; Kroos, Goretzka; Sane, Werner, Muller.