Canada Comment on the EM-Start: Germany starts with end games, which has never been given
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of this EM tournament where so much is unusual, it also starts for the German football national team with something never done: with end games. It is normal that on the journey to a great title of the reigning world champion and European champion stand in the way. But that they do this in the first two games of the tournament, the Football Great Power Germany has never happened and also says a lot about their current status than currently twelfth of the world rankings.
Since the embarrassing failure in the World Cup preliminary round in 2018 against Sweden, Mexico and South Korea spread the DFB-eleven frightened little horror. The option to collect the point and a victory over the large outsider of Hungary in the second half of the outskirts as a group of fractions and a victory opposite to France and Portugal. But she could secure the survival in this tournament to the last project of the outgoing national coach Joachim Löw.
Germany warms up for Euro 2020 with 7-1 rout of Latvia
DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Germany warmed up for the European Championship with a 7-1 rout of Latvia on Monday in its last friendly game before the tournament. Kai Havertz was involved in three of Germany’s five first-half goals before making way for Chelsea teammate Timo Werner for the second half, and Thomas Müller also scored – his first since he was recalled to the team in time for the tournament that starts on Friday. Latvia reported aKai Havertz was involved in three of Germany’s five first-half goals before making way for Chelsea teammate Timo Werner for the second half, and Thomas Müller also scored – his first since he was recalled to the team in time for the tournament that starts on Friday.
should succeed, would be the good news: it will not be harder. The German squad may have no potential world footballer and no classic gatever in his ranks, he likes to be full of players who still have to find their role in this ensemble, he likes an extreme imbalance between class in midfield and doubt in the defensive, but he Has so much footballing class and winning types, that in a co-game every trainer of an enemy team has to drive the fear of the forehead.
Neuer, Kimmich, Gündogan, Kroos, Müller, Goretzka, Hvertz, but also Gnabry, Sané and even Werner are, in different ripples, players who can make the difference in every second. It is not difficult to predict that you will get better in the correct compilation with every minute of the tournament as a team.
Here are the crucial questions: Will Joachim Löw be left one last time his recruitment, which has removed him from the reality of football since the World Cup victory 2014? And above all: Will the team survive the three finals with which this pan-European pandemet tournament begins for them? Should that succeed, and be it through the loophole of a third group place, which is good enough, then the tournament for Germany started again. And then right.
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