The international game for the first round of the UEFA Nations League Group 4 will matchup two European giants: Germany and Spain. The German national team coached by Joachim Löw will host Luis Enrique's Spain in Stuttgart today at 2.45 PM (ET). Check out everything there is to know about this exciting matchup: preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds, and how to watch or live stream the game.
Germany will be missing some of their key players as Löw has not called up most of Bayern Munich's players, who played in the UEFA Champions League and clinched the trophy. Manuel Neuer, Joshua Kimmich, Thomas Müller, and Serge Gnabry were not called up to be part of the German squad.
Luis Enrique called up some young players for the Spanish side. Ansu Fati, Ferran Torres, Eric García, and Pau Torres are some of them. Experiencied players such as Sergio Ramos, David De Gea and Sergio Busquets will be the team leaders among the young players, while Thiago Alcántara will be the playmaker.
Germany vs. Spain: Match Information
Date: Thursday, September 3, 2020
Time: 2:45 PM (ET)
Location: Mercedes-Benz Arena, Stuttgart
Germany vs. Spain Storylines
Both Germany and Spain will try to improve their performances shown during the last edition of the UEFA Nations League. Germany finished bottom of their group, while Spain falied to qualify to the semifinals after losing to Croatia in their last group phase.
It will be the 24th meeting between the teams. Although Germany have the advantage with 9 wins, 7 draws and 7 losses, they have won only one of their last five encounters vs. Spain. It's been almost a year since these national teams played a game: their last matches were for the Euro 2020 qualifying in November, 2019.
How to watch or live stream free Germany vs. Spain in USA
The UEFA Nations League game between Germany and Spain to be played on Thursday 3 at the Mercedes-Benz Arena will be broadcasted in the United States by TUDN.com, ESPN2, Univision NOW, UniMás, TUDN USA.
Germany vs. Spain Predictions and Odds
Although oddsmakers expect a very tight game, Germany are the favorites to win the three points. DraftKings gives the home side odds of +148, while Spain have odds of +188. The tie would result in a +230 payout.
* Odds via DraftKings