Internationals June (Pre-Euro Friendlies + World Cup Qualifiers)

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You'll need to click on the title and visit reddit, to see it in its full glory. The rendering here chops the bottom half of the video off.
 

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Own goal makes it 4-0.
 

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All I can say about this is that it's been a while since it's been enjoyable watching Germany play. Sad that it won't matter in the end since we'll still get beaten up in the group stages.
 

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All I can say about this is that it's been a while since it's been enjoyable watching Germany play. Sad that it won't matter in the end since we'll still get beaten up in the group stages.
How did the Chelsea boys do.
 

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Shouldnt your last game be used to ensure your best 11 plays together? What is the benefit to swap all players around; testphase is surely over?
 

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Shouldnt your last game be used to ensure your best 11 plays together? What is the benefit to swap all players around; testphase is surely over?
That starting XI today is probably close to the final one. I‘d play Sané over Ginter (Kimmich RB in a back four) and Goretzka over Kroos.
 

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That starting XI today is probably close to the final one. I‘d play Sané over Ginter (Kimmich RB in a back four) and Goretzka over Kroos.
As bad as werners finishing is, I would prefer him over Sane at the moment. Speed is the same and werner seems much more useful with his runs. For me Sane is a weak link in the team. So many atacks fail immediatly when he recieves the ball. I am also sure Werner is much better when pressing with the whole team. To often there is a hole where Sane is supposed to press.
 

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As bad as werners finishing is, I would prefer him over Sane at the moment. Speed is the same and werner seems much more useful with his runs. For me Sane is a weak link in the team. So many atacks fail immediatly when he recieves the ball. I am also sure Werner is much better when pressing with the whole team. To often there is a hole where Sane is supposed to press.
Actually Sane has very good pressing data at Bayern - both from the numbers and success rate. Only Musiala with a lot less playing time and Müller have more won pressures per 90 minutes.

Since City he got really better in that aspect.
 

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This will turn out a false dawn, but it's nice to see our players, who are almost all proven internationals, can play as a team.
 

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That starting XI today is probably close to the final one. I‘d play Sané over Ginter (Kimmich RB in a back four) and Goretzka over Kroos.
I'd still prefer the 3 man central defense. From this team I'd have Kimmich at DM, Ginter at RWB, Sule CB. Question will be which other 2 midfielders will play with Kimmich.
 

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Actually Sane has very good pressing data at Bayern - both from the numbers and success rate. Only Musiala with a lot less playing time and Müller have more won pressures per 90 minutes.

Since City he got really better in that aspect.
Often I get angry because they, mostly Müller initate the press and it seems to me that Sane is not in position to prevent the pass.
For sure he is part of it, especially when Bayern is pressing with all Players ridiculous high. However against good oponents where the pressing is based more on specific situations and there is no massive overload of players possible, it seems that Sane is dreaming and missing the situations where effective press is initated and could be successful.

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Dont you really never have that feeling with Sane?
 

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As bad as werners finishing is, I would prefer him over Sane at the moment. Speed is the same and werner seems much more useful with his runs. For me Sane is a weak link in the team. So many atacks fail immediatly when he recieves the ball. I am also sure Werner is much better when pressing with the whole team. To often there is a hole where Sane is supposed to press.
Oh I know that Sané is highly frustrating, it is just that i would like to play with to wingers (Sané and Gnabry) with Müller next to or around a striker (Havertz or Volland).
 

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Often I get angry because they, mostly Müller initate the press and it seems to me that Sane is not in position to prevent the pass.
For sure he is part of it, especially when Bayern is pressing with all Players ridiculous high. However against good oponents where the pressing is based more on specific situations and there is no massive overload of players possible, it seems that Sane is dreaming and missing the situations where effective press is initated and could be successful.

@Blackwidow
Dont you really never have that feeling with Sane?
It might be like an expert was analyzing in the season that he just not has the defensive understanding and positioning when to act, but he has the eagerness and on command and with help it works well and for an offensive player he has a real high success rate when he presses or when he really defends. In difference to e.g. Havertz who does not have the numbers and not the success rate. Havertz drives me crazy as he does not go into pressing situation with a lot energy. Right now and at the beginning of the season Sane somehow looked often "unlucky" in that situations, too - in the middle of the season he looked much more improved.
 

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I thought it was only Busquets who got infected and who is supposedly already testing negative again?
 

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I thought it was only Busquets who got infected and who is supposedly already testing negative again?
The players are currently isolated and in separate bubbles. Spain are playing it safe by inviting more players to train in their own bubbles just in case the situation gets worse. They're just playing it safe at this point.
 

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Ireland just did the knee against Hungary in their game in Budapest just now and they were loud boos and very intimidating noises from the home fans.