Germany coach Joachim Löw is delighted to challenge England in the round of 16 of Euro 2021 on Tuesday (9 p.m.) at Wembley.
Germany feared the worst for much of the evening on Wednesday. Long led and provisionally eliminated, she finally snatched the draw against Hungary (2-2) at the end of the match. A result which offers him second place in Group F and qualification for the knockout stages of Euro 2021 with a shock against England, next Tuesday at Wembley (9 p.m.). and this prospect enchants Joachim Löw.
“We must forget the first round”
“We’re going to England, it’s wonderful news to play in London, at Wembley, against England,” said the manager. We must forget about the first round, from now on it’s all or nothing. We know what we are capable of, but we also know that if we do not give the best of ourselves, it becomes difficult. The Hungarians threw themselves on all the balls, closed everything in their box. Against England it will be completely different, the game will be more open. From there we will have to correct some things, especially on the crosses in our area, we have to do things differently. “
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Germany and England will face each other for the first time in the finals of a major competition since their meeting in the round of 16 of the 2010 World Cup. The Germans won 4-1 in a match. marked by a big refereeing error. A Frank Lampard goal had not been awarded as the ball had largely crossed the line and would have allowed the English to equalize at 2-2.
Beaten by France (1-0) in the opening, Germany restored the situation by winning against Portugal (4-2) in the second game before trembling against Hungary in their last group match. Salvation finally came from a goal from Leon Goretzka in the 84th minute of play after the Mannschaft were twice behind. In office since 2006, crowned world champion in 2014, Löw will leave his duties as coach after the Euro.