After a strong rotation, German football players started the goal machine again in World Cup qualification. With half a dozen new forces in the starting line-up, the DFB team played like a substitute in a 7–0 (4–0) win against Israel in Essen after only 1–0 in the first leg.
Youngsters Joule Brand (20th/45th), Captain Sarah Dabritz (26th), Laura Frelange (42nd), Lena Magul (56th), Tabia Walmuth (71st) and Felicitas Rauch (78th) including DFB Interim President In front of 1814 met the audience. Rainer Koch and director Oliver Bierhoff. With twelve points from four matches and an impeccable 20:1 goal score, the German team consolidated their lead in Group H on the way to the 2023 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
The focus is on Manchester, before competitive games continue against Turkey and Portugal at the end of November. There the European Championship 2022 to be held in England (July 6 to July 31) will be there on Thursday (6 o’clock). Germany are in first place along with defending champions Netherlands and France and the hosts also head Group A.
“We want to create freshness,” declared national coach Martina Vos-Tecklenburg and significantly changed their starting line-up in terms of stress management. But even with the new staff, patience was needed against the Israeli defense bloc at first.
DFB ladies did a great job
But it could have been cracked better with more speed, accuracy and observation, some of the hits were worth watching. In the German double strike, the 19-year-old was met only after a submission by Dabritz, then the Paris Saint-Germain midfielder, fired a slightly deflected low shot after excellent preparation from a freelong.
And then preparations went up again, with the Eintracht striker scoring his quota of eight goals in nine internationals. And TSG Hoffenheim’s winger Brand made sure things were clear with his second goal before the break.
Same picture after the break: Israel was low, the hosts let the ball go. With a fine volley hit, strong Bayern captain Magull opened the scoring in the second half.
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