The DFB team botched its European Championship opener and lost 1-0 to world champions France.
During the game, FCB star Benjamin Pavard was briefly passed out.
Munich - It was a hard-fought game that the last two world champions fought at the European Football Championship on Tuesday evening.
France and Germany gave each other nothing over the almost 98 minutes in Munich.
In the end, the “Equipe Tricolore” won 1-0 thanks to an own goal by Mats Hummels.
A scene makes it clear how intense the game was in the end.
"I was unconscious for ten, 15 seconds," revealed Benjamin Pavard * after the game at
Words that of course immediately suggest the worst after the dramatic incidents involving Denmark's Christian Eriksen at the weekend.
What happened to Pavard?
In the 58th minute Joshua Kimmich crossed from the right to the second post, where Pavard wanted to clear.
In his back, however, Robin Gosens rushed into the French with full force and hit the FCB star with his knee on the head.
Then Pavard Ko went down and had to be treated for minutes.
Benjamin Pavard had to be treated longer after the collision.
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There was then no criticism for the use of Gosens, but rather for the behavior of the FC Bayern right-back *.
Many fans on social media were amazed that Pavard was not replaced.
French coach Didier Deschamps let the 25-year-old back on the field after the treatment break, even though the 24 teams of the EM had signed
a “Concussion Charter” at the beginning of the week,
according to the
This actually provides that players who have been hit in the head are checked as a precaution whether they are allowed to go back onto the field so that no permanent damage ensues in the event of a possible concussion.
However, Pavard was on the field until the end and helped to save the narrow lead of the French against the DFB team over time.
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Even before the kick-off game of the German national team, an unsuccessful parachute jump caused dramatic scenes *.
A Greenpeace activist lost control, injured two fans and flew just past Deschamps * onto the lawn.
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