Germany v Algeria odds, live steam, free bets and match preview

Up to date Germany v Algeria odds, free bets and match preview from World Cup Tuesday.

Having reached the knock out stages of the World Cup for the very first time, Algeria have the daunting task of Germany in the last 16.

Germany topped Group G after beating the United States 1-0 on Thursday, in a result that also saw the American’s qualify.

Match Facts

Thomas Muller scored the winning goal, his fourth strike of the competition already, following up his hat-trick in the romp over Portugal.

The win over Portugal was the big reason behind them qualifying top, with the four goal margin, meaning USA had to beat them to claim top spot.

Algeria’s 1-1 draw with Russia on Thursday saw them edge the European nation out for second spot in Group H.

Islam Slimani’s second half header earned them the point they needed, after South Korea failed to beat Belgium in the other fixture.

Algeria’s 4-2 win over South Korea in the second round of group games was the result that effectively secured their place in the knock out rounds.

Algeria have actually won both the previous meetings between the two nations, including a 2-1 win over the then West German side in the 1982 World Cup.

Controversially West Germany and Austria played out a result that saw them both qualify in the final round of group games, meaning Algeria were eliminated.

Germany players on yellow cards: Benedikt Howedes

Algerian players on yellow cards: Djamel Mesbah, Nabil Ghilas, Madjid Bougherra, Nabil Bentaleb

Team news

Mario Gotze is likely to return to the German starting XI, after Lukas Podolski failed to make an impact against the USA.

Miroslav Klose came on for Podolski at half-time in the match and is an option, however Gotze started the first two games and will probably get the nod.

Bastian Schweinsteiger made his first start of the World Cup against USA and expect him to keep his place ahead of Sami Khedira.

Algeria are expected to recall captain Madjid Bougherra after he missed the 1-1 draw with Russia.

That could be the only change by the African’s, who have been one of the best nations at the competition to date.

Porto forward Nabil Ghilas will once again have to make do with a place on the bench, with Islam Slimani preferred.

Germany (4-3-3): Neuer, Boateng, Mertesacker, Hummels, Howedes, Lahm, Schweinsteiger, Kroos, Gotze, Muller, Ozil

Algeria (4-5-1): M’Bolhi; Mandi, Bougherra, Halliche, Mesbah; Medjani, Bentaleb, Feghouli, Brahimi, Djabou; Slimani


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