The new time was just seven minutes old when the North stand of the Wolfsburg Arena a little excited. A drum was heard, and a handful of Fans started singing to the rhythm: "Olé, super Deutschland, olé." One Minute they tried to animate the Rest of the stadium to Join in. On the Rest the ranks, not a creature was stirring. Super Germany may be in the case of the football team, no question. National coach Joachim Löw had said on the day before the test match against Serbia is that it could be on the way to the necessary renewal of setbacks. The worst thing that could prevent his team thanks to an increase in performance after the break, and especially thanks to the goal from Marco Reus after all. 1:1 (0:1) ended for the German in the first international game of the year.
For a complete change of mood can, however, be no question. An awakening was felt in the stadium for a long time. Before the break, the noise level is remembered in the Arena more of a graduation exam as a football game. While Bingo in the afternoon in the old people's home, the atmosphere is definitely. For the first Time, right after it was finished, when the referee the mid-term: From the ranks of angry whistles.
The goalkeeper wins
In four days for the national team, the lack of more important game in Amsterdam. National coach Löw had decided against the variant, the alleged best team in the main, so they could import for the start of the European championship qualifiers against Holland. Toni Kroos and Marco Reus, for example, sat first on the bench. For this, the Leipzig Lukas klostermann came to his international debut. Niklas has not been Strong moves from Hertha BSC and Bremer, Maximilian Eggestein, the other newcomers in löw's squad, on Wednesday.
"It was a pity that we are so early in the residue. You have noticed that the automation did not work in the first half. In the second half, the team has sent a very good Signal. In the end, the consistency was missing in the statements. With the mentality of the team and the pressure in the second half I was pleased,“ said Löw. Scorer Goretzka saw it similar to, but realized too. "It was too little. We need to make more of our scoring chances. In the game of interests, we should win," said Goretzka and looked to the next game: "Against Holland, you will need no Extra Motivation."
The national team began on Wednesday evening, as had been requested by the national coach Löw: dynamic and purposeful. 46 seconds it took to monastery man made his first shot as a national player, the Ball was deflected for a corner. Shortly thereafter, Kai Havertz came from a Central Position in the Serbian penalty area to the degree that Leverkusen was not able to place the Ball but sufficient.
the Efforts of the German team was not to deny until the very end. To the rear, all were hardworking, to the front, but it was missing against a good Serbian Defensive long ideas and creativity. A lot of possession, little output: The saw before the break, still arg according to the old national team. The Serbs, however, showed what he wanted to see Löw actually of his Team had. The guests were marked by great determination in the game to the front – if you played as forward.
Serbia sees Red
your guide but something came to be happy. After a corner Joshua Kimmich to his Serbs, of the torso, the Ball landed exactly at Luka Jovic, who had little trouble to overcome Manuel Neuer in the goal for 1:0. With two chances on the break, the Germans had more luck: Once a monastery, a man could clear just before the Frankfurt Jovic, and shortly before the break and Adem Ljajic put the Ball in a free-standing from eleven meters over the crossbar. On the other side of the fahrige Timo Werner had been awarded shortly before the great Chance to equalize when he failed out of four feet of goalkeeper Marko Dmitrovic.
The second half Löw is not the only goalkeeper Marc-André ter Stegen for Manuel Neuer, but especially Marco Reus. With the Dortmund more rigor to the German game and the fun came back. Reus had after a good hour the first good Chance after the break, but failed to Dmitrovic. In the result, the Germans were mandatory. Leroy Sané headed the Ball into the arms of the Serbian goalkeeper. Shortly thereafter, Ilkay Gündogan umkurvte, after new replacement, the new captain of the team, Dmitrovic, but Nemanja Maksimovic scratched the Ball of the line. Reus and Gündogan were finally in the 69. Minute prepared the compensation.More about
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After winning the Ball, good Gundogan Reus back laid the Ball to substitute Leon Goretzka, which met from 15 meters to 1:1. It might have been even much better. Shortly before the end, the Germans even played with a man more, because of Serbia Milan Pavkov flew after a bad Foul on Sané. They also had a goalkeeper so at least enough of a chance for a win – the Serbs this evening but with Marko Dmitrovic superior.