England U21 vs Germany U21 Prediction, Lineups, H2H

England U21 vs Germany U21 Match Overview

England U21 will face Germany U21 in their final group stage match of the Euro Under-21 Championship on June 28, 2023, at the Adjarabet Arena in Batumi. England has already secured their place in the quarter-finals, having won both of their group matches against Czech Republic and Israel. On the other hand, Germany’s qualification is in doubt after their 2-1 loss against Czech Republic in their last game.


England and Germany have faced each other 18 times, with both teams winning seven matches and four ending in a draw. In their last meeting, England won 3-1. However, Germany won the previous competitive match between the two teams in the semi-finals of the U-21 European Championship in 2017, winning 4-3 on penalties after a 2-2 draw.

Recent Form

England U21 has been in great form, winning both of their group stage matches in the Euro Under-21 Championship. They defeated Czech Republic 2-0 and Israel 2-0, with goals from Anthony Gordon (Newcastle) and Emile Smith Rowe (Arsenal). Germany, on the other hand, has struggled in the tournament, drawing 1-1 with Israel and losing 2-1 to Czech Republic.

Predicted Lineup

The starting lineup for England U21 in their last match was as follows:

  • Goalkeeper: Josh Griffiths
  • Defenders: Ben Johnson, Charlie Cresswell, Jarrad Branthwaite, Luke Thomas
  • Midfielders: Oliver Skipp, James Garner, Cole Palmer, Harvey Elliot
  • Forwards: Emile Smith Rowe, Cameron Archer

The starting lineup for Germany U21 in their last match was as follows:

  • Goalkeeper: Noah Atubolu
  • Defenders: Josha Vagnoman, Aurel Yann Bisseck, Henning Matriciani, Luca Netz
  • Midfielders: Tom Krauss, Yannik Keitel, Denis Huseinbasic, Angelo Stiller
  • Forwards: Jessic Ngankam, Kevin Schade

Team News

England’s coach Lee Carsley has no injured or suspended players for this game. But since they already secured first place, heavy rotations are expected. Germany’s coach Antonio Di Salvo mentioned that Youssoufa Moukoko did not start against Czech Republic U21 after suffering a minor injury in the first match on EURO U21.


Although Germany has not won any of their group matches, they have played well in both games. The odds for the match are as follows:

  • England U21 odds: 17/10 (2.70) – 37%
  • Draw odds: 9/4 (3.25) – 30.8%
  • Germany U21 odds: 139/100 (2.39) – 41.8%

Given the current form of both teams, a Germany U21 win is predicted at odds of 139/100 (2.39). Additionally, Emile Smith Rowe is predicted to score anytime at odds of 10/3 (4.33).

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