Germany and Hungary meet in Round 5 of the 2022-23 UEFA Nations League Group A games.
The match is scheduled to start at 6:45 p.m. GMT on Friday, 23 September 2022. The match venue is Red Bull Arena, Leipzig, Germany.
Latest odds on betting sites
Germany to win odds are priced at 1.25 (-400 American; 1/4 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 6.00 (+500; 5/1), while Hungary to win odds are priced at 11.00 (+1000; 10/1).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Germany — 80%, draw — 11%, Hungary — 9%.
Latest betting odds on Germany vs Hungary (23 September 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.53 (-188; 25/47)
- Under 2.5 goals — 2.40 (+140; 7/5)
- Asian handicap (-1.5, -2.0) on Germany — 1.96 (-104; 25/26)
- Asian handicap (+1.5, +2.0) on Hungary — 1.94 (-106; 50/53)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 2.00 (+100; evens)
- Both teams to score (No) — 1.71 (-140; 5/7)
Match preview and statistics
Germany has not lost any of the last 13 matches played. At the same time, they have won just one of their last five games. Die Mannschaft beat Italy 5-2 in their last match. The last fixture was this year on June 14.
Joshua Kimmich opened the scoring in the 10th minute as he controlled the cross from David Rsaum and put it past Donnarumma. IIkay Gundogan doubled the lead on the stroke of halftime from the penalty spot with a powerful shot into the back of the net.
Thomas Muller scored the third in the 53rd minute with a half-volley into the ground, and it bounced off the keeper. Timo Werner scored the fourth following a perfectly-weighted cross from Serge Gnabry in the 68th minute. A minute later, Werner scored another, which made it his second of the night as he placed it into the empty net. Gnabry assisted the goal again.
Wilfried Gnonto pulled one back from the rebound of Dimarco’s shot that was saved. Alessandro Bastoni scored another for Italy in the added minutes with a header into the near post.
Team statistics: 65% possession, 17 total shots, six big chances, nine shots on target, 594 accurate passes, 88% pass accuracy, eight fouls committed, one offside, five corners and two yellow cards.
In the group standings, Germany is second with six points and a +3 goal difference from one win and three draws.
Germany team news: Marco Reus is ruled out for the game, while Jamal Musiala and Manuel Neuer are doubtful.
Hungary has three wins, a draw and a loss in their last five matches. They are top of the Nations League Group A table with seven points and a +4 goal difference from two wins, a draw and a loss. Magyarok beat England 4-0 in their last match.
Roland Sallai dropped a top performance in the fixture. He opened the scoring in the 16th minute with a volley home past the goalie at close range. Assisted by Adam Lang as he got the last touch. Sallai put Hungary up by two goals in the 70th minute with the shot using the outside of his foot beneath Ramsdale. Martin Adam with the assist.
Zsolt Nagy made it 3-nil in the 80th minute with a strike into the bottom left corner. Martin Adam got his second assist of the game from the goal. Daniel Gazdag sealed the win in the 89th minute as he dinked the ball over Ramsdale from 10 yards. Adam Nagy assisted with the lovely throughball.
Team statistics: 31% possession, six total shots, two big chances, five shots on target, 221 accurate passes, 78% pass accuracy, 11 fouls committed and three yellow cards.
Hungary team news: Bendeguz Bolla has a knock and is doubtful for the tie.
Germany vs Hungary H2H
Both teams have faced each other three times. Germany has one win, and the remaining two have been drawn. They have drawn the last two meetings. The last time both teams met was on June 11 and played a 1-1 draw.
Lineups and key players
Germany projected starting lineup:
- Manuel Neuer
- Antonio Rudiger
- Niklas Sule
- Lukas Klostermann
- Jonas Hofmann
- Joshua Kimmich
- Leon Goretzka
- David Raum
- Thomas Muller
- Leroy Sane
- Timo Werner
Timo Werner is the key player to watch out for. He has scored 24 goals in 53 appearances for the National team. Werner scored a brace in the big win against Italy. This season, the attacker has four goals in nine matches for Leipzig.
Hungary projected starting lineup:
- Denes Dibusz
- Adam Lang
- Willi Orban
- Attila Szalai
- Attila Fiola
- Andras Schafer
- Callum Styles
- Zsolt Nagy
- Dominik Szoboszlai
- Roland Sallai
- Adam Szalai
Roland Sallai is the key player to watch out for. He dropped a MOTM performance in their previous game against England, scoring a brace. The attacking midfielder hasn’t scored a goal this season. Expecting him to net one in this fixture.
Prediction and betting tips
Both teams are in good form ahead of their game. Hungary tops the group table with seven points, while Germany is a point behind them. They are fighting for first place with two games left. The winner of this tie has a higher chance of progressing.
Predictions for this match are HT/FT — Hungary/Draw, and both teams to score (Yes). Both teams have scored in each of the last two meetings. The h2h games have ended in a draw as well. Hungary is likely to take the lead, but it will be a draw at full-time.
Betting prediction: HT/FT — Hungary/Draw
Odds: 21.00 (+2000; 20/1)
Betting prediction: Both teams to score (Yes)
Odds: 2.00 (+100 American; evens)