DFB update: National player has Corona, tailwind from Hamann

, DFB update: National player has Corona, tailwind from Hamann

Tomorrow it’s time, then it’s the final for the German team. An important player is missing from the team – Klara Bühl a Corona. You can find out how the DFB women and their entourage spent the time leading up to the semi-finals and how they view the game in our DFB update.

Bühl caught it with Corona

As the association announced on Tuesday afternoon, key player Klara Bühl will be absent for the semi-finals and probably also for a possible final at the European Championships. The striker tested positive for the corona virus and was immediately isolated from the squad. It is particularly bitter for Bühl, as she wanted to make up for her missed chance of the quarter-finals. According to the DFB’s Twitter post, however, further tests of the entire squad and staff came back negative.

Training « Young vs Old »

After qualifying for the semi-finals by beating Austria, the DFB women had a few days off. They used this time to prepare well for the next opponent, but they also had a lot of fun. Speaking at Monday’s press conference, Giulia Gwinn said: « The atmosphere in the team is very good, we are taking the momentum of the victories with us. »

The team is looking forward to the semi-final against France. The atmosphere was also good in training, at least most of the time. On Monday, the DFB women completed a unit in which it was young against old. Who won? experience


Total concentration on the opponent France

Sara Däbritz, who plays in France, already had some insider tips for her colleagues. But of course you know the players, says Giulia Gwinn. “The French come by their individual quality, the offensive power they have, especially from the outside. The quarter-finals were very intense for France over 120 minutes, they had to invest a lot.

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The objective of the German selection will therefore be to impose its game on the French with a lot of possession of the ball. Six scouts are with the DFB-Elf in England to prepare the team for opponents. Assistant Trainer Britta Carlson says, “We are variable and have analyzed the rooms we enter. The French have already conceded goals and are also vulnerable. We want to take advantage of it. »

Ex-national player Hamann confident of title

Former national (Site notre bureau spécialisé)er Dietmar Hamann believes the German women’s national team can win the title at the European Championships in England. « If we win against France, we will be European champions, » Hamann told a ‘Sky’ news conference on Tuesday. Nevertheless, he warned against underestimating French women. By the way: ‘Sky’ is expanding its panel of experts with the addition of Julia Simic and Tabea Kemme, who will alternate with Lothar Matthäus and presenter Sebastian Hellmann to give their assessments.

Battle DFB: who knows more?

After entering the semi-finals, the DFB team also had time to put some effort into their heads. It’s time for the first part of « Who knows more? » Lena Oberdorf and Svenja Huth took on Tabea Waßmuth and Jule Brand and were supposed to list Germany’s women’s EM squad for 2017 and EM England 2022 venues. Also: Which DFB player is over 1.75 metre ?

Fan Club: flags, makeup and shuttle

The Fan Club has also planned some activities around Wednesday’s game (9 p.m.) at the MK Stadium in Milton Keynes. From 12:00 p.m. local time, free German flags will be handed out on the Fan Fest grounds and you can get your face painted in black, red and gold. There is also a free shuttle service to and from London.