Cologne (dpa) – The victory, which was as soon as extra misplaced in stoppage time, will proceed to have an impact on the German nationwide workforce for some time.
After a three-time lead and the disappointing last-minute 3: 3 in opposition to Turkey, the frustration was too huge. “We have to speak concerning the points, what we have to enhance. We additionally must develop a totally different mentality,” mentioned Joachim Löw after an eventful soccer night in Cologne “with mild and shadow” on Wednesday. There is a lot to speak about within the workforce resort on the Rhine with a view of the cathedral.
“We have to handle a few issues”, introduced Löw an intensive evaluation and processing. Because with a view to the upcoming extra necessary Nations League video games on Saturday (8.45 p.m. / ARD) within the Ukraine and three days later in Cologne in opposition to Switzerland within the Turkey check, he renounced many regulars and a fully new workforce had despatched to the garden, modified nothing within the present most important drawback. “Especially when we are within the lead, we should not be negligent,” complained Löw.
The 60-year-old sees a want for enchancment in a variety of areas. A scarcity of ball management and group even below stress, poor exploitation of probabilities after repeated management, open areas and a lack of allocation – that was Löw’s listing of defects. “The consequence pisses us off. If you lead 3 times and, like in September in opposition to Spain, conceded the equalizer on the final minute, it’s fairly annoying,” he mentioned.
Of course, Löw’s B-Formation could be seen as an improvised resolution. Some protagonists such as Dortmund’s Nico Schulz and Antonio Rüdiger from Chelsea FC had come to their golf equipment with out match apply. However, the DFB head coach was ready to remove some constructive findings with a view to the postponed EM within the coming summer time. The Mönchengladbach debutant Florian Neuhaus indicated his potential not solely with a stunning purpose. Luca Waldschmidt, additionally scorer for the primary time, all the time confirmed the direct transfer to the opposing purpose. And Benjamin Henrichs from New Leipzig rapidly discovered his approach round after a three-year hiatus.
But first, Löw’s workforce has to win once more, additionally to cease discussions concerning the choice standards for the squad composition and alter practices of the nationwide coach within the crucial last phases. “Of course it will be necessary now that we make the subsequent video games victorious,” mentioned Löw. “There will even be another workforce on the pitch in Ukraine,” he mentioned, wanting on the Bayern professionals who will then return. “Everyone, I can guarantee you, is scorching and extremely motivated to win the subsequent recreation,” mentioned the nationwide coach. And he added, regardless of the anger on Wednesday night: “I suppose we will do it.”