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South Korea vs Germany Women’s World Cup predictions: tips, odds & team news

South Korea vs Germany Women’s World Cup predictions: tips, odds & team news

Germany will be hoping to seal their spot in the last 16 of the 2023 Women’s World Cup when they face South Korea on Thursday at 11am (UK time).

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South Korea Women vs Germany Women odds

South Korea vs Germany – WWC

*Odds correct as of 15:00 on August 1

Well who would’ve predicted this? As we go into the final round of group stage fixtures at the 2023 Women’s World Cup, Germany are in danger of going out of the tournament. They had started it so well with a 6-0 thrashing of Morocco but last time out Germany were beaten 2-1 by Colombia, a result which leaves them second. Their destiny is still very much in their own hands with Germany knowing a win would see them qualify, but they will be wary of a slip up as Morocco are lurking.

South Korea are a big name at the World Cup and they have struggled, with two defeats from their opening two games. But the Asian nation aren’t out of it just yet. If they beat Germany by a big enough margin they could overtake Die Nationalelf and still qualify for the last 16, providing Morocco also lose to Colombia. A pipe dream, or something that could happen?

South Korea Women vs Germany Women predictions

South Korea Women vs Germany Women: Predictions

Bet Prediction Best odds
BTTS? No 4/7 with Paddy Power
Correct Score South Korea 0-2 Germany 19/4 with BetUK
First Goalscorer Alexandra Popp 10/3 with BetGoodwin

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The stats behind our South Korea Women vs Germany Women predictions:

  • South Korea are yet to score at the 2023 Women’s World Cup.
  • Alexandra Popp has three goals in two games at the World Cup so far.
  • Only two teams have had fewer shots on target than South Korea’s (3) at the Women’s World Cup this summer.
  • Germany have alternated wins and defeats in their past six matches, losing last time out.
  • South Korea have lost five of their eight games in 2023.

South Korea Women vs Germany Women match tip

Alexandra Popp to score anytime @ 11/10 with Sky Bet

Water is wet, Alexandra Popp scores goals. The German was the joint-top scorer at Euro 2022 last summer and crucial to Germany’s run to the final, which she missed due to injury. She is once again in the running for the Golden Boot as things stand with only Hinata Miyazawa of Japan (four) scoring more goals so far at the 2023 World Cup.

South Korea Women vs Germany Women Bet-Builder tip

Germany to win, BTTS No, Alexandra Popp Over 2.5 shots on target, Lena Oberdorf to commit 2 or more fouls

Germany are heavy favourites to win especially with South Korea yet to take a point at the World Cup, but the Asian nation haven’t really tested the opposition goalkeeper either. Across their two games so far, South Korea have hit the target just three times, two fewer than Alexandra Popp. Last time out against Colombia, Lena Oberdorf returned from injury and it was like she never left, committing five fouls in 90 minutes.

South Korea Women vs Germany Women team news

Colin Bell switched from a 3-4-3 to a 3-5-2 against Morocco last time out, so has a decision to make with regards to his set up here. But there are no injury concernes.

South Korea Women team news

In  Out Doubtful
None None None

Lena Oberdorf is likely to start once again having come in following injury against Colombia. Svenja Huth is expected to continue out of position at right-back, with Felicitas Rauch out injured. Marina Hegering is a doubt.

Germany Women team news

In  Out Doubtful
None Felicitas Rauch Marina Hegering

South Korea Women vs Germany Women head-to-head record

Surprisingly, this will be the first ever meeting between these two nations.

South Korea Women vs Germany Women Squawka Says