Euro 2020 Qualifiers News – Germany finished at the top of the Group C to qualify for EURO 2020 as they comfortably come back and cruised against Northern Ireland. Serge Gnabry was the star of the game and scored a hat-trick while Leon Goretzka got two and Julian Brandt too got involved in the action after Michael Smith opened the scoring with a super strike. Niklas Stark, the 23-year-old defender for Berlin made his debut for Germany after a string of injuries.
The visitors took a shocking lead in the seventh minute but the class of Germany prevailed during the 90th minute. Gnabry is quite possibly the best German player currently and has had massive performances with Bayern Munich against Borussia Dortmund in the Der Klassiker. The coach for Northern Ireland, O’Neill told the media that Gnabry was scary during the game and that his movement was unpredictable but his finishing was flawless.
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The manager was in awe of the 2014 World Cup winners and said facing Germany is always a good test for the squad to benchmark their own performance. Northern Ireland has now lost twice to Bosnia in the Nations League and will now face the Republic of Ireland or Slovakia in the play-off finals.
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Euro 2020 Qualifiers News – O’Neill who was just 10 days ago appointed as the manager of the Stoke City has agreed to take international responsibility till the playoffs. The Netherlands also won by a 5 goal margin against Estonia with the help of goals from Georginio Wijnaldum and Nathan Ake last night but the Dutch will have to settle for the second position in the group behind Germany.
Joachim Löw was full of praises for his side and was happy to see his team enjoying themselves on the field while they played an attractive and creative style of football. The Germans had 11 shots within the 90 minutes and surprisingly all of the 11 goals were on target.
Euro 2020 Qualifiers News – This was the last game for Low’s side in this calendar year and they ended it on a perfect note. Now the focus shifts to Bundesliga, the German football league which resumes this weekend. Borussia Monchengladbach leads the table in Germany.