Endurance Test Defeat: U 21s lost to France

Nine months earlier than the European Championship, the German U21 staff confronted an actual problem in opposition to France. In Magdeburg, the DFB choice lost a bit.

At the top, 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 modifications 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 Alidu, Tiaw and Moukoko have been again within the beginning line-up.

France begin sturdy, DFB combat again

However, the primary jiffy 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 dwelling facet then progressively began to play, 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 completely different: Grande Nation once more obtained 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 just a few modifications, the German recreation has been revived. However, Krauss once more missed his finest probability to equalize and his shot was blocked on the final second (70′).

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

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