The German national coach Joachim Löw hopes his players learn the lessons of the tie in the practice duel with Serbia on Wednesday (1-1). ‘Die Mannschaft’ Sunday in Amsterdam compared to Orange.
The strong young team of Löw – Germany played for the first time without Mats tiny toddlers, Thomas Müller and Jérôme Now – convinced-especially for not resting against the Serbs.
“We now have a few days to recover. We are going to the competition analyse and watch from Friday forward. We will be a lot of talk and situations to look back to see what could be done better,” said Löw.
“We still have two days to our tactics. That’s not much, but in the conversations can be clearly. We have in the Netherlands also a better image of Serbia.”
The institution was, according to the coach. “The mentality was good. The experience of the first half we should bring on the second half, I am completely satisfied. Given the opportunities and the dominance we had the match to win.”
National coach Joachim Löw during the friendly against Serbia. (Photo: Pro Shots)
‘Got excuses for violation of Sané’
In the second half was a scare for Löw, when star player Leroy Sané hard to ruin was taken by Milan Pavkov. The Serbian was given a red card for.
“It was a very serious offence. Nota bene in a practice duel, and then also at the height of the center line. The Serbian coach has me apologized. For the same money had Sané his foot is broken, but fortunately he has nothing,” said Löw.
The 59-year-old German saw under the leadership of Sané after rest, the Germany that he wanted to see. “It was positive that we were in the second half largely dominated. We created many chances and played forward.”
The european CHAMPIONSHIP qualifier between the Netherlands and Germany is Sunday at 20.45 hours played in the Johan Cruijff ArenA. Orange plays Thursday, the first european CHAMPIONSHIP qualifier against belarus.