Classics Löw wants to see dominance: Last test and recent anniversary
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Joachim Löw wants to see a dominant, compact and effective appearance of the German football national team at the EM-General sample.
"We have to present ourselves so that the opponent has to adapt to us completely," said the national coach to today's test part (20.45 pm / RTL) against outsider Latvia.
In Dusseldorf, for the first time since November 2019, a home game also fans will be back in the stadium. The falling incidence in the Corona pandemic allows 1000 spectators to enter. The DFB has given part of the tickets to helpers in the vaccine centers.
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for the Löw divided by the pan-European tournament, it is the last way to sample some personnel and tactical variants under competition conditions. "Of course it's about importing. But I also plan some changes because it was very intense in the training camp, "said the 61-year-old. On the day after the game against the Latvians, the entire DFB-Tross travels into the EM base quarter in the Franconian Herzogenaurach. On June 15, the tournament begins for the Löw team with the preliminary round match in Munich against France.
Personal I: Rio World Champion Toni Kroos is available as a midfield stabilizer after its corona infection, domestic quarantine and the training recovery a week ago. Behind the use of the Leipziger Lukas Klostermann there is a question mark because of a knee decline. Possibly, the Gladbach Jonas Hofmann occupies the right exterior. In training, Löw had to practice that a few times: "Jonas did that well. It is certainly an offensive variant with us. »
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Personal II: Returner Mats Hummels is available for problems with the patella tendon. Bayern-Profi Leon Goretzka is not ready to play after his muscle injury and will also miss the first em game.
England Professionals: Löw also wants to use the Champions League winner Kai Havertz, Timo Werner and Antonio Rüdiger from FC Chelsea and Final Shorters Ilkay Gündogan of Manchester City, which were later came to the training camp after Seefeld. Your burden but wants to dose the national coach: "We do not want to risk injury. The final setup for the tournament start is decided in the week before the France game. »
Tactics: The threesome chain wants to optimize Löw to insist on the strong Frenchmen in the first seriousness. "There are several plan games," Löw said: "France is an opponent that is madly variable and creative in the offensive." The second group opponent Portugal games «already different». In any case, you have to look to keep the counterparty away from your own goal. But Latvia wants to act differently because he expects the outsider very defensively oriented. "That's not the finger for France."
Anniversary: as the 16th national player pulls manuel new in the elite "club of hundreds" and is at the same time the first German goalkeeper with 100 internationals. "The hundreder brand meets me with pride. This is something very special, as a goalkeeper to make so many games for his country, "said the World Champion of 2014 in preparation for his sixth great tournament as number 1 (three times World Cup, three times EM).
opponents: Latvia is number 138 of the current world ranking list. However, Germany has already steamed strongly against the outsider: At the European Championship in Portugal, the team under team boss Rudi Völler did not go out over a 0-0 in the second group game and then left the preliminary round. The two victories against the Letten dite already from the years 1935 and 1937.
senses sharpening for first test - Löw: Defense problems Loosen .
for the returnee Duo Mats Hummels and Thomas Müller and all other German EM players stands for the fifth day in Tyrol the immediate preparation for the test match against Denmark on the program. © Christian Charisius / DPA In the EM training camp, national coach Joachim Löw is working on the form of his players. At 5:30 pm Joachim Löw asks in the Innsbruck Tivoli Stadium its 19 available and ready-to-use actors for the final training for the game a day later.