The German national football team will compete on Thursday (20.
45 o’clockRTL) against hosts Liechtenstein at Kipponpark in St. Gallen, Switzerland, their 979th international match.
Statistics: The balance sheet shows 566 wins, 201 draws and 211 defeats.
Qualification for the World Cup: It is the 98th match of the German Federation’s selection to the World Cup elimination. 76 wins face only three defeats. Even Germany was not defeated abroad. The last World Cup qualifier defeat was on March 31 in Duisburg, a 2-1 loss to North Macedonia Joachim Low. New national coach, Hansi Flick, is taking the mortgage with him in the remaining seven games of the playoffs, which the group must surely win. Only the first can buy a ticket for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. currently DFB- Sprite In third place in group J.
Liechtenstein: The Principality of Liechtenstein is ranked 189th in the FIFA World Rankings, behind Bangladesh and ahead of Brunei. There have been three defeats with 1:10 goals in the first three matches of the current World Cup qualifiers. Without exception, German victories are also in direct comparison. Four matches were played between 1996 and 2009: results: 9:1, 8:2, 6:0, 4:0.
Federal coach: Hansi Flick (56) is the eleventh coach of the national team. He started his tenure with three caps against Liechtenstein, Armenia and Iceland. The contract of former assistant Joachim Loew continues until after the European Championships in Germany in 2024.
Qader: Flick appointed 23 field players and three goalkeepers in his first team. The most experienced players are the people of Munich Thomas Muller (106 internationals) and Manuel Neuer (104). Behind him is another Bayern Munich professional Joshua Kimmich with 59 appearances. Ilkay Gundogan From Manchester City he faces his fiftieth appearance in the national shirt. Four European U-21 champions are hoping to make their debuts: Freiburg’s Nico Schlutterbeek, Hoffenheim’s David Raum, as well as Red Bull Salzburg’s Karim Adeyemi and Leverkusen’s young Florian Wirtz, who was invited by Löw but was not used.
Yellow cards: Six players from the current squad face a ban in the next qualifying match against Armenia on Sunday in Stuttgart if they receive a yellow card in St Gallen. Ruben Gossens, Kai Havertz, Joshua Kimmich, Jamal Musiala, Antonio Rudiger and Leroy Sane each saw one yellow in each of the first three matches in March against Iceland, Romania and North Macedonia, and are therefore biased according to UEFA regulations.
Goal Scooters: Thomas Muller is the most successful shooter in the current DFB squad with 39 goals. Serge Gnabry (16), Timo Werner (16), Leon Goretzka (14), Marco Reus (13) and Ilkay Gundogan (11) also have a double-digit number of hits.
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