Germans have edge in third-place game

[GERMANY-URUGUAY] Germany has dominated Uruguay with six wins and two ties heading into Saturday's third-place game in which it is given the edge  (TV: ABC/Univision, live, 2:30 p.m. ET). For more on the game and the predictions of Soccer America editors ...

Predictions:
Paul Kennedy: Germany 2-1
Ridge Mahoney: Uruguay 2-1
Mike Woitalla: Germany 3-0

Past World Cup Meetings:
1986 -- Tie 1-1
1970 --
West Germany 1-0
1966 -- West Germany 4-0

Probable Lineups:
Germany -- 1-Manuel Neuer; 16-Philipp Lahm, 3-Arne Friedrich, 17-Per Mertesacker, 20-Jerome Boateng, 6-Sami Khedira, 7-Bastian Schweinsteiger, 8-Mesut Oezil, 13-Thomas Mueller, 10-Lukas Podolski; 11-Miroslav Klose.
Uruguay -- 1-Fernando Muslera, 22-Martin Caceres, 2-Diego Lugano, 3-Diego Godin, 4-Jorge Fucile, 16-Maximiliano Pereira, 15-Diego Perez, 17-Egidio Arevalo, 7-Edinson Cavani, 9-Luis Suarez, 10-Diego Forlan.
Referee:
Benito Archundia (Mexico).

1 comment about "Germans have edge in third-place game".
  1. Kerry Ogden, July 10, 2010 at 10:04 a.m.

    Well you stated Germany to have the edge over Spain and look how that turned out. I would say Uruguay is the better of these two teams. I hope bad refing isn't the case again today!!!!!

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