Sane Replaces Injured Mueller For Germany Against Hungary

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Germany’s ahead Leroy Sane places on his train jersey throughout an MD-1 coaching session on the crew’s base on the Adi Dassler stadium in Herzogenaurach, Germany, on June 22, 2021, on the eve of their UEFA EURO 2020 Group F soccer match towards Hungary. (Photo by Christof STACHE / AFP)



Leroy Sane will begin for Germany in Wednesday’s crunch Euro 2020 match towards Hungary in Munich, changing Thomas Mueller who’s sidelined by a knee damage.

A attract Munich would safe Germany a spot within the final 16 whereas Hungary, who’re backside of the group, want a win to keep away from elimination.

Mueller was damage late in Saturday’s 4-2 win over holders Portugal, which put Germany’s European Championship marketing campaign again on observe.

Joachim Loew’s males sit second within the Group F desk behind France.

Sane is the one change to the German line-up because the 25-year-old makes his first begin of the event.

Loew had been anticipated to call midfielder Leon Goretzka for Mueller, however as a substitute opted for Sane’s tempo on the wing.

Left-back Robin Gosens, the man-of-the-match towards Portugal with a objective and two assists, in addition to centre-back Mats Hummels and midfielder Ilkay Gundogan, have all recovered from knocks.

Hungary coach Marco Rossi has named the identical beginning line-up which earned a 1-1 draw with world champions France final Saturday in Budapest.

Tensions are operating excessive off the pitch after the town of Munich was refused permission by UEFA to gentle the Allianz Arena in rainbow colors in solidarity with Hungary’s LGBTIQ group.


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Germany’s ahead Thomas Mueller reacts on the pitch throughout the UEFA EURO 2020 Group F soccer match between Portugal and Germany at Allianz Arena in Munich on June 19, 2021. (Photo by Matthias Schrader / POOL / AFP)


UEFA and the federal government of Hungary have each got here beneath a hail of criticism after Budapest’s new anti-LGBTIQ legislation and the soccer physique’s refusal to gentle the Munich stadium.

UEFA defended its choice however added the rainbow to its brand, whereas Budapest praised the governing physique for taking a stance towards what it sees as political “provocation”.

Germany skipper Manuel Neuer will put on a rainbow-coloured captain’s armband.

Starting line-ups:

Germany (3-4-3)

Manuel Neuer (capt); Matthias Ginter, Mats Hummels, Antonio Ruediger; Joshua Kimmich, Ilkay Gundogan, Toni Kroos, Robin Gosens; Kai Havertz, Serge Gnabry, Leroy Sane

Coach: Joachim Loew (GER)

Hungary (3-5-2)

Peter Gulacsi; Attila Szalai, Willi Orban, Endre Botka; Attila Fiola, Andras Schafer, Adam Nagy, Laszlo Kleinheisler, Loic Nego; Roland Sallai, Adam Szalai (capt)

Coach: Marco Rossi (ITA)

Referee: Sergei Karasev (RUS)

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Sane Replaces Injured Mueller For Germany Against Hungary

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