Germany vs. Turkey – Match Report – October 7, 2020

Germany vs.  Turkey - Match Report - October 7, 2020

BERLIN (EFE) – Germany drew this Wednesday against Turkey (3-3) in a duel in which they went ahead three times on the scoreboard and that extended their winless streak in the last matches, after failing to beat Spain or Switzerland .

This time Germany played with a team without the Bayern and Leipzig players, but came close to winning and conceded the tie in added time.

The best chances were for Germany. In the 7th minute, after a shot inside the box by Luca Waldschmidt that was stopped by the Turkish goalkeeper Günok, the rebound was left to Draxler, who scored offside and the goal was canceled.

In the 21st minute, a cross from Emre Can from the right, Nico Schulz shot wide and in the 27th Julian Brandt forced Günok to react with a good save to a long shot.

The first German goal came in added time in the first half, in a play that originated in a recovery of the ball by Benjamin Henrichs near the center line.

The ball was left to Brandt, who opened from first to the right, Havertz hit a long and diagonal pass that Draxler received to define with the outside of the right foot over the body of Günok.

Germany went into halftime with an advantage that did not last long after the teams returned to the field. In the 50th minute came the Turkish draw with a shot from Özan from outside the area that surprised the German goalkeeper Bernd Leno.

In the 53rd minute Ünder had a good chance with a shot inside the box that hit Leno’s body.

Germany took the lead again in the 58th through rookie Florian Neuhaus, who scored with a shot inside the area behind a wall with Havertz.

In 62, the Germans came close to third with a shot from Brandt that Günok stopped.

Turkey came back again, with a goal from Efecan Karaca after stealing a ball from Neuhaus, an action in which the Germans claimed a foul.

Germany made it 3-2 through Luca Waldschmidt in the 81st minute with a left-footed shot inside the area, but it was not enough for the victory.

In the fourth minute of added time, Turkey achieved the final 3-3. The goal was scored by Karaman.

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