‘Wembley Suits Us’ – Germany Relish Facing England In Last 16

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(L-R) Germany’s midfielder Toni Kroos, Germany’s goalkeeper Manuel Neuer, Germany’s ahead Kevin Volland and Germany’s defender Antonio Ruediger react after the UEFA EURO 2020 Group F soccer match between Germany and Hungary on the Allianz Arena in Munich on June 23, 2021. (Photo by Matthias Hangst / POOL / AFP)

 

 

Manuel Neuer says Germany are relishing a return to Wembley to face England within the final 16 of Euro 2020, 25 years after breaking English hearts on the event.

Germany have been going through elimination from Group F on Wednesday till second-half substitute Leon Goretzka fired within the essential late equaliser to seal a 2-2 draw with Hungary which put Joachim Loew’s aspect into the final 16.

Germany now face Gareth Southgate’s England in London subsequent Tuesday for a spot within the quarter-finals.

“It was a thriller, tough on the nerves,” mentioned relieved Germany goalkeeper Neuer.

“England will be a completely different game. We want to go further. And Wembley suits us,” he added with a smile.

 

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Hungary’s midfielder Andras Schafer (R) scores his staff’s second objective previous Germany’s goalkeeper Manuel Neuer throughout the UEFA EURO 2020 Group F soccer match between Germany and Hungary on the Allianz Arena in Munich on June 23, 2021. (Photo by KAI PFAFFENBACH / POOL / AFP)

 

England shall be seeking to avenge their Euro 96 semi-final defeat to Germany at Wembley when the hosts misplaced on penalties whereas the Germans went on to beat the Czech Republic within the closing.

Hungary took a shock lead in Munich by means of captain Adam Szalai. Kai Havertz headed in Germany’s second-half equaliser, however the guests scored once more lower than two minutes later by means of Andras Schaefer.

Goretzka spared Germany’s blushes when the Bayern Munich midfielder got here off the bench and smashed within the equaliser six minutes from time.

“I am delighted, we have no doubts now and are full of confidence,” mentioned Goretzka.

Germany coach Loew admitted his aspect made loads of errors, however vowed “we will be better against England, I can promise that.”

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