Thursday, June 24, 2021
Press Comments on DFB-Dusel
“The group of deaths would have been almost fatal”
The press comments on the DFB-Elf match against Hungary are unanimous: luck for Germany shortly before the end against strong Hungarians. While one gazette recalls the “Bern miracle”, British newspapers in particular are already analyzing the round of 16 against England.
The Guardian: “On a stormy night in Munich, Germany narrowly missed a catastrophe against Hungary and were six minutes away from finishing Group F last and leaving the tournament after the first leg. Leon Goretzka’s late goal lifted the team to second place. and ensured that a defensive performance plagued with errors was not severely punished. ”
Daily mail: “That was the toughest fight and if England worries Germany so much next Tuesday, Gareth Southgate’s team will not be whipped, no matter the result. Hungary faced the team that had the best 90 minutes of football in the competition until the date played – against Portugal, and he was so close to winning. “
Sun: “The Three Lions will be anything but tremble at the prospect of the Wembley showdown on Tuesday. They are more likely to enjoy it. Because Joachim Löw’s team did not break into the knockout stage, he stuttered and tripped over the group of dead And the substitute would have been that Goretzka had not scored the most cruel and heartbreaking goal eight minutes before the end, the team would have been eliminated ”.
Mark: “In the end, Germany avoids a disaster against heroic Hungary. The group of deaths would have been almost fatal, for Germany.”
What: “Three years after the World Cup debacle in Russia, the team was on the verge of withdrawing from the group stage. Goretzka’s last breath was enough to make up for the brave and always unmanageable Hungary. (…) Löw sighs. of relief “.
Sports world: “Saved by the gong. After a painful draw against surprising Hungary, which pushed the team to the limit, Germany advanced to the second round of the round of 16 as group runners-up.”
Sport: “The miracle did not materialize. The Hungarian team was about to avenge the heroes of 1954. (…) Goretzka saved Germany from a great Hungary.”
La Gazzetta dello Sport: “Germany is still excited. Hungary is twice ahead, in the 83rd Goretzka Löw saves Germany with difficulty.”
All the sports: “Goretzka saves Löw. Rossi’s Hungary loses heroic feat. Germany is saved at the last minute.”
Corriere dello Sport: “Goretzka puts an end to Mr Rossi’s dreams. Löw’s Germany is about to end up to six minutes before the end.”
Corriere della Sera: “How much this Germany suffers, which only tames Hungary in the last minute. A valuable draw for the Germans, who will thus avoid embarrassment. Now the great challenge against England.”
The ball: “German tanks destroy fragile Portuguese defenses”.
Kronen Zeitung: “It was good, very close! (…) It was a tremendous game for our neighbors. A goal from Leon Goretzka in the 84th minute saved Jogi Löw from a misfortune.”
View: “Thanks to Leon Goretzka: Germany shakes in the round of 16 of the European Championship”
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