Test match against France: Defeat for DFB U21 team – all day on Di Salvo’s anniversary

On: 09/23/2022 8:41 pm

The German U21s began the European Championship season with a loss against France.

The German was not capable of reward coach Antonio Di Salvo with a win on his anniversary as U21 boss. At the beginning of the European Championship season, the number of the German Football Association misplaced to France 0-1 (0-0) on Friday (09/23/2022).

In entrance of 5,427 spectators in Magdeburg, Amin Gouri scored the decisive aim with a advantageous flick (53rd minute). The subsequent high-class Test for European champions Germany is against England in Sheffield on Tuesday (September 27, 2022).

Strong efficiency with minor weaknesses

En path to the European Championship finals in Romania and Georgia from June 9 to July 2, 2023, Di Salvo, who changed Stephan Kuntz a yr in the past who switched to Turkey as nationwide coach, secured the coveted spot against a high European team. In the match, which Di Salvo described as “a vital take a look at”, the German choice confirmed stable defensive performances over lengthy durations, robust performances against the ball-protected French and loads of versatility in assault even with out lacking out injured. Captain Jonathan Burkard.

However, the team round Schalke strongman Tom Krause lacked nice penetrating energy in assault when making an attempt to beat the bodily robust French with fewer passes. After a quick begin, the company round Bundesliga gamers Georginio Rutter (Hoffenheim), Manu Kone and Nathan Ngoumou (each Mönchengladbach) weren’t concerned of their attacking actions for lengthy.

Even Gouri, whose market worth is estimated at round 35 million euros, demonstrated his further class. Jordan Bayer (Burnley FC) and Malik Thiau (AC Milan) couldn’t hassle the energetic Stade Rennes striker when he scored a technically masterful aim. After that, they set the occasions additional and let their particular person lessons flash repeatedly.

The successful streak ends after successful seven video games

How essential this thrilling worldwide pairing was to each nations was additionally underlined by the depth of the duel. Both groups had been robust. Even after falling behind, the German team fortunately countered, with Jan-Orel Bisek (Aarhus GF) sniffing an equalizer after his header (74th), as did Lazar Samardzik (Udinese Calcio/87th).

After seven wins in eight video games, lengthy-time Kuntz assistant Di Salvo, who used the final half hour to make a lot of modifications, suffered his second defeat as head coach of the U21s. “I did not know that at all,” Di Salvo stated on ProSiebenMaxx on the anniversary. “It does not really feel like that at all as a result of I’ve been a member of the team for a very long time.”

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