If the outcome of Germany’s general election was left to the football players, there would only be one winner. Chancellor Angela Merkel has far more fans than her challenger Martin Schulz.
Germany coach Joachim Löw will have to juggle his squad for the World Cup qualifier in Azerbaijan. Julian Weigl is injured and Leipzig striker Timo Werner is out for two weeks after pulling a hamstring on his debut.
Germany’s World Cup win of 2014 proved it is foolish to read too much in to pre-tournament friendlies. But Saturday’s 2-0 win over Hungary won’t have provided solutions to Joachim Löw’s key concerns, writes Matt Pearson.
Germany coach Joachim Löw went for a mix of experience and youth in his provisional squad for Euro 2016 unveiled on Tuesday. Löw has named 27 players to the roster and needs to discard four by the end of the month.
Germany coach Joachim Löw has named his final 23-man squad for Euro 2016. Fitness concerns have kept Borussia Dortmund star Marco Reus off of the team.
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