Endurance Test Defeat: U 21s lost to France

Nine months earlier than the European Championship, the German U21 staff confronted an actual problem towards France. In Magdeburg, the DFB qualifier suffered a slim defeat.

At the tip, the visitor from France was applauded in Magdeburg.
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After a profitable 2-1 European Championship qualifier in Poland, U21 nationwide staff coach Antonio Di Salvo made eight adjustments within the first leg. Among different issues, the coach was lacking captain Burkardt, who was injured, and Bella Kotchap, who was assigned to Hansi Flick’s Nations League. Only Alidou, Thiaw and Moukoko have been again within the beginning line-up.

France begin sturdy, DFB struggle again

However, the primary couple of minutes in Magdeburg went to the Equipe Tricolore. The DFB staff first had to get used to the dynamic and physicality of the guests. In the eighth minute, the French recorded Merlin’s first end of the sport, which was saved safely by Atubolu.

The hosts then slowly fought their manner into the sport however remained largely unscathed. A botched effort and a pointy cross from Krauss (29′, 40′) have been the one German assaults that did not stand out in a goalless first half.

Guiry’s particular person efficiency will resolve the sport

In the second half, it was totally different: Grande Nation once more bought the higher of the sport, however this time they have been rewarded for his or her profitable begin and took the lead by way of Guiry (52nd). An efficient strike, then Les Bleus clearly dominated the sport, and Le Fie conceded the second objective (59th).

After a spell of French problem, the hosts settled down once more. Thanks to a couple of adjustments, the German sport has been revived. However, Krauss once more missed his greatest likelihood to equalize and his shot was blocked on the final second (70′).

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For the DFB choice, the primary massive pre-EM spot is lost. However, a possibility to amend is pending on Tuesday. From 20.45 (LIVE! on kicker) the subsequent massive opponent shall be England.

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