Prediction for Match Day 1 in Group F

In this post we present our estimated results for the first matches in group F, the group of the World Champion’s from Germany. This group will start with Germany vs. Mexico. In the second match Sweden’s “Tre Kronor” team will face South Korea. We give predictions for the result of both matches in terms of probabilities, including predictions for the scores.

In the first match the “Nationalmannschaft”  is clear favourite against “El Tri” of Mexico:

GERMEX-result

Considering the estimated scores we favour a 2-0 victory of Germany:

GERMEX-score

The situation in the second match in group F is also quite clear. Sweden should win the first match, although South Korea has some minor chances:

SWEKOR-result

The predicted scores are as follows:

SWEKOR-score

Our model favours a 1-0 victory of Sweden, followed by a 1-1 and a 2-0 victory of Sweden.