Germany’s 2-1 Nations League away to world champions France on Tuesday saw them suffer a sixth loss in a single calendar year for the first time ever.
France sit four points clear at the top of their Uefa Nations League group after Antoine Griezmann instigated a 2-1 win over Germany.
A second-half brace from Antoine Griezmann saw France come from behind to defeat Germany 2-1 in the Nations League, with a controversial penalty sealing the victory in Paris.
Virgil van Dijk, Memphis Depay and Georginio Wijnaldum all scored to earn Netherlands a 3-0 win over Germany and left Joachim Low’s men still without a win or a goal in the Nations League.
Leroy Sane feels motivated by missing out on Germany’s World Cup squad and the criticism levelled at him by compatriot Toni Kroos.
Timo Werner has defended Leroy Sane and feels the Manchester City forward can be as important for Germany as Kylian Mbappe is for France.
European powerhouses Germany and France played out to a goalless draw, while Wales thumped the Republic of Ireland 4-1 on the opening day of Uefa Nations League fixtures.
Toni Kroos has again rejected Mesut Ozil’s accusations of racism against the German Football Federation (DFB), insisting the national team has proven over many years to be a ‘role model for all society’.
German international Leroy Sane has the potential to reach the top of world football, but the Manchester City star ‘needs people who tell him what to do’.
The inaugural 2018-19 Uefa Nations League begins this week, with matches taking place across the continent.