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Germany manager Joachim Low has demanded a response in the side against Northern Ireland on Monday by the Netherlands on Friday after their home defeat.
The Dutch team win in Hamburg kept Northern Ireland top of Group C in the Euro 2020 qualifying effort going into Monday’s game .
“We need to approach the game in such a way that we leave the pitch as winners,” explained the Germany boss.
“I am sure that we’ll observe a reaction on Monday.”
After playing in Friday’s defeat, borussia Dortmund full-back Nico Schulz has been ruled.
Germany had begun to discover their feet following a lengthy duration of recovery.
The group stage depart Russia motivated a generational overhaul, and before Friday’s game, Low youthful team were full of confidence after three wins in a row at 2019.
Victory would have set nine points clear of the Dutch and also on the verge of automatic eligibility.
Rather, they find themselves three points before the acquaintances, having played.
“We need to pick the youthful players up a bit and give them the impression they can be stronger,” added the Germany boss.
Low, criticised for enabling his team to sit against the Netherlands and enjoying a straight three, stated that he would make tactical changes for the game of Monday.
“Northern Ireland are amazingly strong, they play a great deal of long balls. They’ll sit and we will not have much space, so we need to think of something unnaturally,” he said.
The German press are critical of the team’s attempts against the Dutch.
Berlin daily Der Tagesspiegel warned that”courses must be learned” in the defeat while the nation’s biggest tabloid Bild said that”alarm bells” were ringing around the eligibility effort.
After Friday’s jolting result, captain and Germany keeper Manuel Neuer has warned his team-mates to not underestimate.
“We all know that anything can happen in soccer, we experienced ourselves at 2018, therefore it’s important that we take this game seriously,” he told Bild.
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