Germany’s national soccer team are hoping they can redeem themselves for a poor World Cup performance when they face France as part of a new UEFA Nations League competition.
Germany were convincing winners against Russia, winning 3-0 in Leipzig. Leroy Sane, Kai Havertz and Serge Gnabry all impressed as Joachim Löw's trust in his rising stars paid off, writes DW's Michael Da Silva.
Joachim Löw promised "clear changes" after the World Cup. New faces have been integrated into an evolving Germany side, but who else deserves a shot? DW looks at five in-form players knocking on Die Mannschaft’s door…
Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng will be absent for Germany's upcoming clashes with Russia and the Netherlands. Both Löw and Boateng cited the experienced defender's fitness levels as the reason for the omission.
Could the crop of youngsters breaking into the national team force a changing of the guard faster than Joachim Löw is planning? The game against Russia will have some of the veterans looking over their shoulders.
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