England draw 3-3 with Germany in an exciting summit of the European Nations League
A positive 3-3 draw settled the fiery confrontation that took place between England and Germany this evening, Monday, at Wembley Stadium in the British capital, London, in the sixth and final round of the group stage of the current edition of the European Nations League.
England vs Germany
Ilkay Gundogan of Germany scored the first goal in the net against his English counterpart through a penalty kick in the 52nd minute of the match.
Germany won the penalty kick after England defender Harry Maguire interfered against Jamal Musila and dropped him inside the penalty area.
Kai Havertz scored the second goal for Germany in the 67th minute of the match.
Luke Shaw scored the first goal against his German counterpart in the 72nd minute of the match, before Mason Mount scored the second goal in the 75th minute of the match.
Harry Kane added England’s third goals through a penalty kick in the 83rd minute, before Kai Havertz scored the equalizer for the machines in the 87th minute of the match.
The England squad was as follows:
Goalkeeper: Nick Pope
Defence: John Stones, Eric Dyer, Harry Maguire
Midfield: Declan Reese, Bellingham, Luke Shaw, Reyes James
Forwards: Harry Kane, Phil Foden, Raheem Sterling
While the German national team was as follows:
Goalkeeper: Marc-Andre ter Stegen
Defenders: Thilo Keirer, David Ram, Nicholas Zule, Nico Schlutterbeek.
Midfield: Ilkay Gundogan, Joshua Kimmich, Hoffman.
Forwards: Kai Havertz, Jamal Musiala, Leroy Sane.
The German national team is in third place in the Group C table with 7 points from a win, 4 draws and a defeat, while England is at the bottom of the standings with only 3 points.
Today’s confrontation between the “Three Lions” and the German machines is a foregone conclusion, as the England team is officially relegated to the second level of the competition next season, while the German team is out of the competition to qualify for the next round.
England failed to win 5 consecutive matches for the first time since 2014, and did not win 5 consecutive non-friendly matches for the first time since 1992.
England have also failed to score a goal in their last three matches, their longest streak without a goal since November 2000.
It is worth noting that the top places in the four groups will qualify for the semi-finals, which will be held in mid-June, and the host of the semi-final matches and the final match will be determined from the four qualified teams.
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