In the first semi final match played between Portugal and Chile , Chile win the match in magical way by penalty shoot out after coming no result from the match. By this they become first finalist of this confederation cup and for the confirmation of second finalist ,the second semi final is going to be played between Mexico ,the runner up of group A and Germany ,winner of group B on 29th June,Thursday at Fisht Olympic Stadium , Sochi from 11:30 pm IST .
Both teams are looking for a spot in the Sunday’s final .Both have seven points in the group phase and are strong competant to each other . So, the fight between CONCACAF king Mexico and the reigning world champions is intriguing as both sides win two matches and one draw in their three group stage matches .When Mannshaft meets El Tri in Thursdy’s match , it will bring back memories of a thrilling FIFA Confederations Cup between both nations in 2005.
Germany ,the world champions are now fully intented to kick on this knockout match and lift up the FIFA confederation trophy.They are fully determined to get this match win as they are unbeaten from their last thirteen matches with ten wins and three draw.
Mexico is also looking forward to this match and want to win this match anyhow and fix their spot in the St. Petersburg match . So they are in good spirit and fully concentrated to encounter this game. Mexico become the king of comeback as they beat New Zealand and Russia by 2-1 and draw a game in which they equalised twice with Portugal by 2-2 .They want to retain this in the upcoming match.
Key Players of Both Teams
Though Germans have left many of their stars at home but their young brigade have full of talent and enthusiasm and are going to thirll this event .Players like Joshua Kimmich ,Lars Stindl and talented young striker Werner are in good form and showing great promise to their game.
Mexico will find hard to play without their player Andre Guardado ,get suspended for Thursday ‘s game.. Their star performer Javier Hernandez and Jonathan Dos Santos are important assets to win this match.
About Mexico Football Team
Association : FMF
Confederation : CONCACAF
Nickname : The Tricolor (El Tri)
Head Coach : Juan Carlos Osorio
Captain : Rafael Marquez
Top Scorer : Javier Hernandez
German national soccer team
Nicknames(s) : DFB-Elf (DFB eleven)
Die Mannschaft(The Team)
Association : German Football Association
Confederation : UEFA(Europe)
Head Coach : Joachim Low
Captain : Manuel Neur
Top Scorer : Lothas Matthaus
Match Venue Details
City : Sochi (Russia)
Stadium : Fisht Olympic Stadium
Stadium Capacity : 47,659
Refree : Nestor Pitana (ARG)
Date : 29th june 2017
Timing : 21:00 local time , 11:30pm IST
Possible Team Players
Mexico : Nestor Araujo , Oswaldo Alanis ,Luis Reyes , Jonathan Dos Santos , Javier Aquino , Javier Hernandez, Guillermo Ochoa, Miguel Layun , Hector Moreno ,Raul Jimnez , Hector Herrera.
Germany : Joshua Kimmich , Matthias Ginter , Antonio Rudiger, Jonas Hector ,Emre Can ,Leon Goretzka, Lars Stindl, Julian Draxler, Marc-Andre ter Stegan ,Shkodran Mustafi , Timo Werner.
Both teams are in good form and are ready to play in the Thursday match in a determined and passionate way . Both will try to create pressure on the opposite side as early as possible and wants to possess the game on their side .So this is going to be very exciting and fascinating to watch as their is an expectation of a lot of attacks from both side to conquer on each other in this game .So, their is nearly equal chance for both the team to win this match but the direction to win this match is more towards Germany.