Hungary wins and eliminates Germany

Hungary beat Germany 1-0 this afternoon (23), in a match that’s thought-about the fifth spherical of the group stage of the Nations League. The rating was constructed by Ádám Szalai’s purpose, nonetheless within the first part.

The outcome leaves Marco Rossi’s males alone on the high of Group 3 with ten factors and near reaching the semi-finals of the Nations League. In the ‘group of loss of life’ with Germany, Italy and England, Hungary has the most effective motion. On the opposite hand, the Germans now not have an opportunity to qualify.

In the second group recreation, Italy defeated England and the English have been ultimately relegated to the second division of the League of Nations.

In addition, qualification to the subsequent part of the competitors can be decided solely within the final spherical, in a direct match between Hungary and Italy.

The Germans return to motion to face England within the closing spherical of the Nations League group stage on Monday (twenty sixth) at 3.45pm (GMT). The Hungarians face Italy on the identical day and on the identical time.

Great purpose!

The first minutes of the match have been equal. Nevertheless, Hungary didn’t waste the primary likelihood of the match. After a nook move on the entrance publish, Ádám Szalai back-heeled the ball into Ter Stegen’s reverse nook and coated the goalkeeper.

The 34-year-old Hungarian jersey 9 is saying goodbye to the nationwide workforce. His final match for Hungary can be in entrance of his followers subsequent Monday (twenty sixth) towards Italy. In complete, he has 85 video games and 26 targets.

Ádám Szalai of Hungary celebrates a purpose towards Germany within the Nations League

Image: Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images


After the purpose of the Hungarians, the sport grew to become extra even. The Germans gambled on possession of the ball to attempt to break into the opposing protection and create extra probabilities. The Hungarians, nonetheless, began to play for the ball and made life tough for Germany and accelerated their counterattacks.

German depth

In the second leg, Germany began to be extra offensive and search for the purpose much more. In their greatest likelihood of the sport up to now, the Germans constructed a pleasant play that ended with a move from Sané, however Gulácsi made an excellent save along with his foot.

Soon after, Hoffman acquired a move from Gündogan and made certain that Müller despatched it into the web. The referee shortly confirmed the offside of the 18 shirt and canceled the purpose.

offense vs. protection

Arriving within the again finish, the matchup was designed as a recreation of assault versus protection. The Germans invested all their chips in an try and equalize on their dwelling subject, tried in each solution to break by way of the opposing protection, however failed.

Despite retreating and holding the rating, the Hungarian counter-attacks remained harmful.



motive: group stage of the League of Nations
Place: Red Bull Arena in Leipzig (Germany)
Date and time: September 23, 2022, 3:45 PM (GMT)
Objective: Ádám Szalai (17′ Q1 – HUN)
Yellow playing cards: Kimmich (ALE), Adam Szalai (HUN), Rüdiger (ALE)

GERMANY: Tether Thigh; Hofmann, Rüdiger, Sule and Raum; Kimmich, Gundogan (Musiala) and Muller (Nmecha); Gnabry (Kehrer), Sané and Werner (Havertz). Technician: Hansi Flick

HUNGARY: Gulácsi; Lang, Orban and Attila Szalai; Fiola, Nagy (Styles), Schafer (Négo) and Kerkez; Gazdag (Kleinheisler), Szoboszlai and Ádám Szalai (Martin Ádám). Technician: Marco Rossi

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