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Hungary wins and eliminates Germany

Hungary beat Germany 1-0 this afternoon (23), in a match legitimate for the fifth spherical of the Nations League group stage. The consequence was constructed with a purpose by Adam Salai, already within the first stage.

The consequence leaves Marco Rossi’s males remoted on the high of Group 3 with ten factors and near qualifying for the Nations League semi-finals. In the “group of dying”, with Germany, Italy and England, Hungary has had the very best marketing campaign. On the opposite hand, the Germans haven’t any extra probabilities to qualify.

In the opposite group conflict, Italy defeated England and finally relegated the English to the second division of the League of Nations.

In addition, the dedication of the ranked crew for the following stage of the competitors will solely be within the final spherical, within the direct confrontation between Hungary and Italy.

The Germans return to the pitch to face England on Monday (26), at 15:45 (GMT), for the ultimate spherical of the Nations League group stage. The Hungarians face Italy on the identical day and time.

Great purpose!

The first minutes of the conflict had been equal. However, Hungary didn’t waste their first likelihood of the match. After a nook kick on the entrance submit, Adam Salaj deflected the ball together with his heel and it went into the alternative nook of Ter Stegen, masking the goalkeeper.

The 34-year-old Hungarian quantity 9 has mentioned goodbye to the nationwide crew. His final match for Hungary can be in entrance of his followers subsequent Monday (26) towards Italy. In whole, he has 85 video games and 26 objectives.

Hungary’s Adam Salaj celebrates his purpose towards Germany within the Nations League

Image: Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images

Balance

After Hungary’s purpose, the match grew to become extra even. The Germans relied on possession to attempt to penetrate the opposition protection and create extra alternatives. The Hungarians, then again, began to play behind the ball, making life troublesome for Germany, and put pace into the counterattacks.

german depth

In the second leg, Germany started to be extra offensive and search for much more objectives. In their finest likelihood of the sport up to now, the Germans produced a phenomenal play that ended with Sane’s move, however Gulacci made a superb save together with his foot.

Soon after, Hoffman obtained a pitch from Gundogan and organized for Müller to ship it on purpose. The referee rapidly signaled an offside on the 18 shirt and disallowed the purpose.

assault vs. protection

As the final half got here, the confrontation was designed right into a sport of assault towards protection. The Germans put all their energy into attempting to equalize at house, attempting in each option to break by means of the opposition protection, however with out success.

Despite retreating and protecting rating, Hungarian counter-attacks stay harmful.

DATA SHEET:

GERMANY 0 x 1 HUNGARY

motive: The group stage of the League of Nations
place: Red Bull Arena in Leipzig (Germany)
Date and time: September 23, 2022, 3:45 PM (GMT)
Purpose: Ádám Szalai (17′ Q1 – HUN)
Yellow playing cards: Kimich (ALE), Adam Salai (HUN), Rüdiger (ALE)

GERMANY: Tether Stegen; Hoffman, Rudiger, Sule and Raum; Kimmich, Gundogan (Musiala) and Muller (Nmecha); Gnabry (Kerer), Sane and Werner (Haverz). Technician: Hansie Flick

HUNGARY: Gulachi; Lang, Orban and Attila Salai; Fiola, Nagy (Stiles), Shafer (Nego) and Kerkez; Gazdag (Kleinheisler), Szoboszlai and Ádám Szalai (Martin Ádám). Technician: Marco Rossi

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