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Thomas Müller is injured against Hungary - Jogi Löw fears for more stars


The German national team will play the last group game of the EM 2021 on Wednesday. First there is bad news from Thomas Müller.

The German national team will play the last group game of the EM 2021 on Wednesday. First there is bad news from Thomas Müller.

Update from June 21, 1:06 p.m.:

It has already been suggested, now it actually looks like Thomas Müller will be out against Hungary!

Bitter news for national coach Jogi Löw.

According to information from the


, Müller had to pass on Wednesday due to a knee injury (see first report).

Even a possible round of 16 should be at risk.

In addition to Müller, several other DFB stars are struggling with injuries.

Mats Hummels and Ilkay Gündogan, like Müller, could not take part in team training on Monday.

Toni Kroos and Robin Gosens are also ailing, Lukas Klostermann has had an even harder time with a torn muscle fiber.

DFB drama: Müller falls out against Hungary - Löw trembles about two more stars

First report from June 21, 1:01 p.m .:

Herzogenaurach - What


of a gig!

Germany played against Portugal like unleashed, so they registered correctly for the EM 2021. Now the DFB selection has all the trumps in their own hands - the round of 16 is definitely possible after the 4-2 gala.

To do this, you need at least one point against Hungary for safe progress.

On Wednesday evening there will be a showdown, at the same time world champions France and European champions Portugal will duel - a real football feast at the end of the group phase.

EM 2021: DFB-News - Hummels, Gündogan and Müller not in training

Germany is currently preparing for this provisional highlight of the tournament.

But not with all players, because: Mats Hummels, Ilkay Gündogan and Thomas Müller could not take part in team training on Monday!

National coach Jogi Löw trembles around his axis.

Müller was unable to train with the team in the Adi Dassler Stadium in Herzogenaurach due to a capsule injury to his knee.

After the 4-2 draw against Portugal, Hummels again had problems with the patellar vision.

Gündogan had injured his calf.

It was initially unclear whether the injuries would affect the trio's deployment on Wednesday.

But: Ideally, the tournament should last until July 11th for the Germans.

DFB line-up against Hungary - Is Jogi Löw tacting at the end of the group stage?

So what happens to the ailing players at the end of the group stage? They may need a breather to get their strength back on time for a possible round of 16. But does Jogi Löw actually risk progress by sparing his axis for a game that in the worst case does not even take place? A bankruptcy against Hungary and the tournament could already be over for Germany on Wednesday evening. The round of 16 increases from Saturday June 26th through Tuesday June 29th. Germany will play on Sunday 27 June at the earliest if they advance.

Robin Gosens, who excelled against Portugal, was able to train despite his adductor problems.

Jonas Hofmann, who was last injured in his knee, was also back at the training session.

Toni Kroos, on the other hand, completed an individual training shift to control stress.

Since Lukas Klostermann was still missing after his muscle fiber tear, Löw had 18 field players and three goalkeepers in training.

Manuel Neuer and Co. joined the practice unit with a soccer tennis tournament.

(akl / dpa)

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Source: merkur

All sports articles on 2021-06-26

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