Hhello and welcome to our Euro 2020 live blog for the heavyweight clash of this Tuesday night between England and Germany at Wembley. That last game of 16 should be good, as is so often the case when these two teams meet. In our live blog, we’ll bring you a content preview, team news, and minute-by-minute updates of the game.
England vs Germany LIVE: 0-0
This is the start of our England vs Germany live blog, with subsequent updates and with the most recent entries closest to the top. So, follow us as we enjoy this massive Euro 2020 round of 16 game!
Minute 9: Havertz’s free kick … is in the wall!
Toni Kroos and Thomas Muller handed the ball to Kai Havertz, who attempted a shot on goal, but it was blocked by Rice. A letting go for England.
Minute 7: Goretzka victim of a foul in a dangerous zone
Leon Goretzka made one of his trademark runs from midfield and was heading for the box before Declan Rice fouled him just outside. A free kick in a danger zone for Germany.
Minute 3: All of Germany so far
Germany started the game with a lot of confidence and dominated the ball in these opening minutes.
KICK OFF: Germany gets us started
Here we are! Germany kicked off this Euro 2020 round of 16 match at Wembley Stadium. Stay with us for updates from England vs Germany.
5:55 p.m. CEST: Who will advance: England or Germany?
We want to hear from you on who you think will advance to the quarter-finals between England and Germany. Give your opinion in our poll below.
17:50 CEST: German supporters at Wembley
There is a decent turnout from German fans inside Wembley, although they obviously outnumber the home support. Incredibly, the mood will go up a notch once the match starts.
17:45 CEST: Jurgen Klopp ready for England v Germany
A Jurgen Klopp lookalike went viral when Liverpool faced Tottenham Hotspur in the 2019 Champions League final, and the same person is at Wembley Stadium for tonight’s England-Germany fixture at Euro 2020. He certainly looks ready for this game, even if it’s not the real Jurgen Klopp!
17:40 CEST: England’s defensive approach
England started with just three players in attacking minds in Harry Kane, Raheem Sterling and Bukayo Saka today, so Gareth Southgate has made a clear emphasis on keeping things tight defensively. The Three Lions have plenty of offensive talent on the bench, however, in the form of Jack Grealish, Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho, Mason Mount and Phil Foden.
5:20 p.m. CEST: Memories of Euro 96
Germany look fondly on their victory at Euro 96 against England, which took place through penalties on British soil. They just watch the highlights “to pass the time”, say Germanyofficial account of.
5:00 p.m. CEST: One hour left!
It’s almost here. There is only one hour left before England vs Germany, the two teams having already arrived at Wembley for the big game. Stay tuned to this live blog for all the preparation.
4:50 PM CEST: The England vs Germany teams have arrived!
Here we go then! We have the official lineups of both teams. England start with: Pickford; Trippier, Walker, Stones, Maguire, Shaw; Rice, Phillips; Saka, Sterling; Kane. Meanwhile, Germanythe starting XI is: Neuer; Kimmich, Ginter, Hummels, Rudiger, Gosens; Goretzka, Kroos; Muller, Havertz; Werner.
4.30 p.m. CEST: Awaiting England vs Germany training
The starting XI of Gareth Southgate and of Joachim Bas are expected within the next 15 to 20 minutes. To see who will start for these two European giants in this great clash of the last 16.
4:10 PM CEST: Germany’s Fun Fact
Germany look back to 2009, when their U21s fought England 4-0. Two of their current players participated in this game 12 years ago, namely Neuer manual and Hummels rugs.
3:40 PM CEST: UK’s biggest capacity event since the pandemic
There are crowds of around 40,000 expected to Wembley for this last match of 16. This means that this England vs Germany game will be the event in the UK with the highest capacity since March 2020.
3:15 p.m. CEST: Who will start for Germany against England?
Germany should stick to their system of three in the back, which means their likely alignment is as follows: Neuer; Ginter, Hummels, Rudiger; Kimmich, Goretzka, Kroos, Gosens; Havertz, Gnabry, Muller.
3:05 p.m. CEST: England’s planned roster against Germany
Gareth Southgate has big decisions to make as he picks his team for this massive Last 16 clash. He might create a surprise, but predicts it England the starting XI is: Pickford; Walker, Stones, Maguire, Shaw; Rice, Grealish, Philipps; Foden, Kane, Sterling.
2:50 p.m. CEST: When does England vs Germany start? Where can you watch it?
This England vs Germany the game is in the time slot of the start of Euro 2020 at 6:00 p.m. CEST, either 5:00 p.m. BST or 12:00 p.m. EDT. For those watching from the UK, the match will be shown on BBC TV and streaming platforms. In the USA, ESPN has the rights. There are more details on when and where to watch this match here.