Still so dreadful, the German team remains more than ever in the running to access the Final Four of the League of Nations. Undefeated after four gamesthe Mannschaft are second in Group 3.
Two rounds from the end of this group stage, Hans-Dieter Flick’s men have their destiny in their hands as they defeated group leader Hungary on Friday at the Red Bull Arena in Leipzig. which only has a one-point lead over Germany. However, the German coach will be deprived for this shock of the top of the table of two executives.
The legendary goalkeeper, Manuel Neuer, as well as midfielder, Leon Goretzka, are positive for Covid-19 and in substantial packages. The 36-year-old goalkeeper with 113 caps and his Bayern Munich teammate will also miss the next meeting on Monday September 26 at Wembley against England.
The misfortune of some is the happiness of others. Barca’s last bulwark, Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Should keep the net and Oliver Baumann from Hoffenheim have been brought into the group to act as their 3rd goalkeeper. Borussia Dortmund midfielder Julian Brandt has also been affected by the coronavirus. This defection prompted the call-up of Wolfsburg player Maximilian Arnold.
On the side of Portugal, dolphin of Spain in group 2, the Selecçao moved without its taulier in central defense, Pepe. The Porto player suffers from physical problems detected following medical examinations.