Defeat in endurance take a look at: U 21 defeated by France

Nine months earlier than the European Championship, the German U21s performed an actual powerful take a look at in opposition to France. In Magdeburg, the DFB choice was narrowly defeated.

Finally, the guests from France cheered in Magdeburg.
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In the primary recreation for the reason that profitable conclusion of the 2-1 European Championship qualification in Poland, U-21 nationwide coach Antonio Di Salvo made eight substitutions. Among different issues, the coach was lacking the injured captain Burkhardt and Bella Kotchap, who had been appointed by Hansi Flick for the Nations League. Only Alidou, Thiau and Moukoko have been on the beginning line once more.

France begin robust, DFB combat again

However, the primary couple of minutes in Magdeburg went to the Equip Tricolor. The DFB crew first needed to get used to the dynamics and our bodies of the friends. In the eighth minute, the French recorded the primary finish of the sport via Merlin, who was safely crossed by Etubolu.

The hosts then progressively battled their method into the sport, however remained innocent for probably the most half. An unsuccessful try and a pointy cross from a transparent Krause (29′, 40′) have been the one German offensive actions that emerged in a goalless first half with none highlights.

Gauri’s particular person efficiency determined the sport

It was totally different in the second half: Grande Nation once more got here into the sport higher, however this time they have been rewarded for a profitable begin and took the lead via Gowrie (52nd). An efficient hit, after which Les Bleus clearly dominated the sport and Le Fee solely missed the second objective (59th).

After a French urging section, the hosts settled down once more. Thanks to a couple modifications, the German recreation turned extra alive once more. However, Kroos once more missed the perfect probability to equalize and his shot was blocked on the final second (70′).

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The first main place willpower earlier than the EM was misplaced to the DFB choice. However, the potential for enchancment is already ready on Tuesday. From 8.45 pm (Live! on Kicker) England would be the subsequent massive opponent.

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