45′ — Second half begins. Timo Werner earns Germany a corner which doesn’t amount to much.
half-time: Germany 1-1 Hungary
9′ — GOAL! Jonas Hofmann scores to make it level!
5’—Goal. Hungary have already scored. What a mess at the back from Germany.
kick-off: We’re underway!
One hour until kickoff: We have line-ups! In a surprise move by Hansi Flick, Bayern Munich star Thomas Muller has been benched for this game, with the Chelsea duo of Timo Werner and Kai Havertz starting up top. Jamal Musiala and Jonas Hofmann reprise their roles on the wings, while Thilo Kehrer seemingly comes in at right-back. Nico Schlotterbeck gets a second consecutive start with Niklas Sule returning to the lineup.
We’re a week into the summer edition of the UEFA Nations League, and Germany have surprisingly failed to register a win. Hansi Flick will no doubt be vexed by this, and the game against Hungary will be a chance for the Germans to show the progress they’ve made thus far. Hopefully, things go to plan.
In terms of players, only Borussia Dortmund‘s Marco Reus and Bayern Munich’s Serge Gnabry have been ruled out of the game. Other than that, Flick has almost a full squad at his disposal. He could still elect to rest some players, such as City’s Ilkay Gundogan, for the sake of the upcoming midweek game against Italy. However, don’t expect too many changes from the coach — there’s still a game to win.
While you’re waiting for the game, why not check out our postgame review of Germany’s draw to England? Listen to it below or at this link.
Location: Puskás Arena Park, Budapest, Hungary
Time: 8:45 p.m. local time, 2:45 p.m. EST
TV/streaming: Find Your Country
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