Because a few permanent players were missing against Turkey, national coach Joachim Löw nominated a few more players. Now the stars of Bavaria and Co. back. Therefore, five players have been removed.
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With a team of 23 national footballers, Joachim Löw travels next Friday to the Nations League match in Kiev against host Ukraine. The national team coach canceled Benjamin Henrichs (RB Leipzig), Dortmund’s Nico Schulz and Mahmoud Dahoud and Bayer Leverkusen’s Berliner Niklas Stark and Nadiem Amiri from the DFB squad a day after the 3: 3 test game against Turkey in Cologne.
“We finally want to reward ourselves again”
The last injured midfielder Toni Kroos (Real Madrid) and the attacker Timo Werner (FC Chelsea) who were missing due to a cold against Turkey, are now in the DFB quarter in Cologne. In addition to them, Manuel Neuer, Leon Goretzka, Joshua Kimmich and Serge Gnabry from Munich and Marcel Halstenberg and Lukas Klostermann from Leipzig will be part of the DFB selection again on Saturday (8.45 p.m.). These six players did not have Löw at the start of the Nations League last month in the 1-1 draw against Spain and Switzerland.
“We have big plans for the two games in Ukraine and against Switzerland,” Low said in a DFB announcement on Thursday: “It is clear that we now want to score points in the Nations League. We want to finally come back. Reward with victories for the Nations League. effort we put into it. “