Italy and Germany are tied in a warm game in the Nations League

Italy and Germany are tied in a warm game in the Nations League

Italy and Germany debuted in the UEFA Nations League in a lukewarm game, with goals from Pellegrini and Kimmich in the second half of the match.

Italy and England took to the field this Saturday afternoon, the 4th, in a match valid for the first round of the UEFA Nations League. Composing the death group, the teams compete in the first phase with Hungary and England, who played earlier in a confrontation that secured the Hungarians’ first three points in the competition.

After losing the Finals to the Argentina 3-0, the Italians turned the key and now focus on the UEFA Nations League. Despite being a valid match for a European competition, Germany aims to prepare for the World Cup dispute and start making final adjustments to arrive well in Qatar.


The game

Despite the two teams having passed blanks, the first half was very busy. Germany was the owner of the main chances of goal, lacked whim in the finalizations. On the other hand, Italy drew attention, but it didn’t scare much, as, when they went up, they didn’t have much creativity to reach the goal of Neuer.

Despite having less possession of the ball, Italy opened the scoring. in good play, gnonto advanced, passed the marking and crossed very well to leave Pellegrini on the pint to open the scoring in the match. Leaving in front, the Italians redoubled the care in the defensive sector to be able to leave with the victory, but still it was not enough, and the tie came very quickly.

Italy and Germany play truncated and draw in the Nations League – Credit: Getty Images

Three minutes after conceding the goal, Germany went to the net and tied the match in the 27th minute of the second half. In a recovered ball still in the attacking court, Hofmann crossed hard into the area and, after splashing in Timo Wernerthe ball fell to Kimmich end and tie the game.

After the tie, the Germans had one more chance, but they stopped at Donnarumma. With the 1 to 1, the two teams had only one point and now they follow in the League of Nations to try to climb the classification and reach Hungary, underdog of Group C, which is the only one with three points conquered at the end of the first round.

Source: sportbuzz

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