Germany have always been a team to follow in the World Cup with consistently good performances and three World Cups to their name.
They may be starting to appeal only as an each way bet in the world cup odds though, there last major trophy was back in 1996 and the usual great German determination may not be present in this current generation of players, as talented as they are.
|Year||Stage of Exit|
|2010||Third Place. Eliminated against winners Spain in the Semi Final|
|2006||Third Place. Eliminated in extra time against Italy in the Semi Final|
|2002||Runner Up. Beaten 2-0 against Brazil in the Final|
|1998||Eliminated against Croatia in Quarter Final|
|1994||Eliminated against Bulgaria in Quarter Final|
|1990||Winners. Beat Argentina 2-0 in the final|
The top five bets on Germany at the most recent World Cup were:
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Germany will have to qualify for the World Cup in the same manner as all the other European sides, most qualification groups will have six teams in and one team will qualify from each group. The eight runners up from the groups with six teams will compete for four spots in playoff games over two legs.
|Date||Home Team||Result||Away Team|
|07/09/2012||Germany||3-0 (1-0)||Faroe Islands|
|12/10/2012||Republic of Ireland||1-6 (0-2)||Germany|
|11/10/2013||Germany||v||Republic Of Ireland|
This is the Germany World Squad that reached the semi final of the World Cup, only to be knocked out by winners Spain. Germany went on to win the third place playoff against Uruguay.
|Goalkeepers||Joerg Butt (Bayern Munich), Manuel Neuer (Schalke), Tim Wiese (Werder Bremen)|
|Defenders||Dennis Aogo (Hamburger SV), Holger Badstuber (Bayern Munich), Andreas Beck (Hoffenheim), Jerome Boateng (Hamburger SV), Arne Friedrich (Hertha Berlin), Marcell Jansen (Hamburger SV), Philipp Lahm (Bayern Munich), Per Mertesacker (Werder Bremen), Serdar Tasci (Stuttgart), Heiko Westermann (Schalke)|
|Midfielders|| Sami Khedira (Stuttgart), Toni Kroos (Bayer Leverkusen), Marko Marin (Werder Bremen), Mesut Oezil (Werder Bremen), Bastian Schweinsteiger (Bayern Munich), Christian Traesch (Stuttgart), Piotr Trochowski (Hamburger SV)
|Forwards||Cacau (Stuttgart), Mario Gomez (Bayern Munich), Stefan Kiessling (Bayer Leverkusen), Miroslav Klose (Bayern Munich), Thomas Mueller (Bayern Munich), Lukas Podolski (Cologne)|
Here are the most important goal stats from Germany's World Cup 2014 qualifying group. Use these to pick the best goalscorer bets on Germany's games at the World Cup.
|Player||Games (Sub)||Goals||Games Scored In||First Goals||Last Goals||Hat Tricks||Pens Scored|
|Toni Kroos||2 (1)||2||1||0||0||0||0|
|Mario Gotze||2 (2)||2||2||1||0||0||0|
*All stats reflect bookies rules for own goals and 90 mins play in their respective markets.
Check Germany's yellow and red card stats below to help highlight the best bets in the cards markets for Germany's World Cup matches.
|Player||Games (Sub)||Yellow Cards||First Yellow Card Of Game||Red Cards|
Germany's team stats can be found below, these stats can be applied to a multitude of match markets during the World Cup.
Germany Goal Stats
Germany Results Stats
|Games||5||No. Of Games||5|
|Goals||19||No. Of Games Won||4|
|Conceded||7||No. Of Games Drawn||1|
|First Goals||5||No. Of Games Lost||0|
|2||No. Of Games Winning At Half Time||5|
Over 1.5 / 2.5 / 3.5
|5 / 5 / 3||
No. Of Games Drawing At Half Time
|Under 1.5 / 2.5 / 3.5||0 / 0 / 2||No. Of Games Losing At Half Time||0|
|1||No. Of Games Team Won Both Halves||2|
|First Half Clean Sheets||5||No. Of Games Won To Nil||1|
|Second Half Clean Sheets||0|
|First Half Goals||10|
|Second Half Goals||9|
|Team Scored In Both Halves||2|
|Games Both Teams Scored||4|