class=”article_teaser__2t5do”>With Low's men looking well short of their best recently, Al Hain-Cole is backing Deschamps' talented world champions to kick off with a big win
World champions France will begin their bid for Euro 2020 glory with a heavyweight clash against Germany in Munich on Tuesday.
Les Bleus come into this tournament as favourites after lifting the World Cup three years ago, as well as finishing runners-up at the last European Championship back in 2016.
France vs Germany Latest Odds
Having won three and lost none of their last five matches against this opposition, they are slight 17/10 (2.70) favourites with bet365 to lay down a significant marker by coming out on top at the Allianz Arena.
Joachim Low’s men endured a humiliating group stage elimination at the last World Cup but are available at 7/4 (2.75) to go some way to putting that behind them by pulling off a big win here.
The last two meetings between this duo on German soil have both resulted in draws, and you can get odds of 21/10 (3.10) on them cancelling each other out once again.
France vs Germany Team News
Karim Benzema should be fit to start despite coming off injured in the final warm-up game against Bulgaria, although Kurt Zouma will need to be assessed.
Jonas Hofmann is unlikely to feature as he recovers from a knee injury, while this match will also come too soon for Leon Goretzka as he struggles with a muscle issue.
France vs Germany Preview
Having recorded a memorable semi-final victory over this opposition on home turf at Euro 2016, Didier Deschamps’ men will be confident of asserting their superiority once again.
While they have gone from strength-to-strength since suffering a painful defeat against Portugal in the final of that competition, Die Mannschaft comes into this tournament with confidence at an uncharacteristically low ebb.
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As well as their World Cup 2018 failure, the three-times Euros winners have since recorded just two victories from 10 UEFA Nations League fixtures – suffering a heavy 6-0 defeat to Spain in their final match last November.
France vs Germany Tips and Predictions
Having also come unstuck 2-1 at home to North Macedonia in their most recent World Cup qualifier back in March, it is hard to see the Germans handling a France side that has looked extremely dominant in recent years – with those 17/10 (2.70) odds on a French victory looking well worth backing.
All odds correct at time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.