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Germany to pull rank on Sunday

Frank Monkhouse | 25 June 2017

Favourites will do the business vs Cameroon

Top of the bill for football fans on Sunday sees Germany face-off against Cameroon in the Confederations Cup. A meeting of joint-top vs joint-bottom, Coral traders expect this one to fall into line, but there’s all to play for.

Group B leaders Chile, ahead on goal-difference, are also in action, aiming to blast Australia, and you can bet on well over 140 markets in each match, including winner, correct score and half-time/full time. Let’s see where the smart money goes.

Anything can happen in Group B

Germany go into game three of their Confederations Cup push on four points, following an entertaining 3-2 win over Oz in round one with a 1-1 draw vs Chile on Thursday. Bottom club Cameroon could finish as pool winners, while pace-setters Chile could be eliminated. There’s just three points between top and bottom at present.

Joachim Low’s side found themselves behind after just six minutes against Chile in midweek, Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez scoring an early goal, a strike which made him his nation’s top all-time scorer, passing great Marcelo Salas in the process. He had fellow Gunner Shkodran Mustafi to thank for the gift too.

Favourites to win a high-scoring game

Borussia Monchengladbach’s Lars Stindl forced in an equaliser just before the break, but that was to be the final moment of note in the match, and the rivals battled to a share that appeared to be a fair result.

Germany are favourites to return to winning ways at the first time of asking, and Coral have them picked to get the desired result, currently trading at 2/5. Punters after a bit more for their money should know that the favs have conceded three goals in their two previous matches, making both teams to score in a German win worth a second look at 15/8.

Cameroon have never beaten Germany

This will be the first meeting of these sides since 2014, when fighting out an exciting 2-2 finish. Eto’o and Moting were on the scoresheet for The Indomitable Lions, Germany hitting back through Muller and Schurrle. Fans would settle for a repeat of the drama saw that day.

Cameroon have never beaten Germany in competitive action, and our football guys don’t expect to see a first here, offering the upset at a chunky 13/2. The underdogs have already lost 2-0 to Chile and drawn 1-1 with Australia.

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