World Wübbenhorst leads the first training session of Sportfreunde Lotte

15:41  13 july  2020
15:41  13 july  2020 Source:   rp-online.de

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Germany is very close to winning the title at the eight-nation tournament eFootball Play x Unite. In the group finals, the DFB duo defeated the selection from Poland on Friday evening thanks to another strong performance by Michael 'MegaBit' Bittner 5-3 in the overall accounts.

Dank eines 5:3 gegen Polen erreicht Deutschland das Finale bei eFootball Play x Unite. © DFB Thanks to a 5: 3 win against Poland, Germany reached the final at eFootball Play x Unite.

A 2-0 from Werder Bremen's eSport star ultimately secured Germany's entry into the tournament finals. Bittner defended concentrated in his encounter and hardly allowed any chances from Poland's Gracjan 'El Polako' Golebiewski. Thanks to two goals in the first half, he never came under serious pressure. His victory followed a 3: 3 by team-mate Umut 'Umut' Gültekin and decided accordingly on the outcome of the group final.

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"I have to praise him. He made it very strong and brought us home at the end of the day," Gültekin Bittner boasted after the final whistle. However, the performance of the Hamburg player was also decisive: the draw against the more experienced and supposedly better international player of the two Poles, Damian 'Damie' Augustyniak, gave 'MegaBit' a decent starting position for the second leg.

The roles had been reversed in the previous round. Bittner had played a draw against England and 'Umut' made it through to victory. This pattern already runs through the entire tournament: No one has yet completely failed. Instead, one of the two FIFA professionals always plays solidly, while the other shoots Germany to victory.

Who follows in the tournament finals?

Germany will face the last encounter at eFootball Play x Unite 2020 on July 22nd. The opponent for the final, however, has not yet been determined, as Group B will only start playing on July 13th. For their part, Sweden, Belgium, Portugal and Italy are competing for the final to face the DFB doubles on the virtual pitch and to claim the first title of the new national competition.

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