Germany and Mexico lock horns in the FIFA Confederations Cup Semi-final on June 29th, 2017 2:00 PM EST in Olimpiyskiy Stadion Fisht. FS2 will be doing the TV coverage while the game can be watched online live on FuboTV.
The last time both National teams met in 2005 FIFA Confederations Cup when Germany pulled off a 4-3 win over Mexico.
With Chile already in the 2017 Russia Confederations Cup Finals after taking out heavyweight Portugal, this match also promises some fireworks.
The winner will get a shot at Sunday’s final in St Petersburg.
Date and Time: June 29th, 2017 2:00 PM EST
Venue: Olimpiyskiy Stadion Fisht
TV: FS2, Telemundo (US)
Germany enters the matchup with a 13-match unbeaten streak, which saw ten victories and three draws. In the Group Stages, After defeating Australia 2-3, they settled for a 1-1 draw against Chile and then knocked out the Africa Cup of Nations winner- Cameroon 3-1, bagging seven points in total.
Probable starters: Marc-Andre ter Stegen (FC Barcelona/Goalie); Defenders- Shkodran Mustafi, Antonio Ruediger, Matthias Ginter; Midfielders- Joshua Kimmich, Leon Goretzka, Emre Can, Jonas Hector, Lars Stindl, Julian Draxler; Forward- Timo Werner
The road to the semifinals at Russia 2017 was filled with comeback performances from the Mexican team in all three of their group matches, first a 2-2 with one of strongest teams in the event- Portugal then a 2-1 victory over New Zealand and at last knocking out Host Russia by 2-1.
Mexico: Goalie-Guillermo Ochoa; Defenders- Miguel Layun, Nestor Araujo, Hector Moreno, Oswaldo Alanis; Midfielders- Jonathan Dos Santos, Hector Herrera, Luis Reyes; Forwards-Raul Jimenez, Javier Hernandez, Javier Aquino