In the rehearsal before the European Championships in the Netherlands, a clear success against Brazil to succeed the German women football players. A slip of the goalkeeper brings the record-European champion short-falter.
“Better now than in the tournament,” said Almuth Schult, the goalkeeper of the DFB-selection, in accordance with the 3:1 (1:0)-the test match victory against Brazil – and went on a lap of honour. The goalkeeper knew who she had to thank: “The team has shown a great performance.” In fact, the Olympic victory drew the inside 13 days before the start of the European championship in the Netherlands, self-confidence – although Trains had brought the Team temporarily out of step. The Brazilian Ludmila took advantage of a completely failed dribble Deposit Schults for the interim 1:1 (49. Minute). For Germany, the newcomers Linda Dallmann (30 sentences.) and Kayikci (65 Hasret.) as well as the Leonie Maier (78 joined.). A deserved victory for the record-European champion, but will need to be even higher. Alone in the first pass, a half-dozen from the two-time world champion a good chance.
Germany on the handle
Against the Brazilians, which had to do, among other things, without a Superstar, Marta, continued the national coach Steffi Jones on the interior of the Offensive on a small, bustling game. This could also be for the European championship opener against the defensively compact Swedish women the means to success. “We don’t want more test. We want great play”, Jones announced prior to the hardness test in the third and final course prior to their first European championship as a head coach.
The two German Scorers Hasret Kayikci (l.) and Linda Dallmann (R) in a duel with Gabriela
The German dictated the action in the first half and earned the Jones’s required a combination game, many good opportunities. Alone Kayikci had two Top opportunities. Also captain Dzsenifer Marozsan and Dallmann lacked the precision. After the tour, the hosts were on the inside of the pusher, Brazil was tied up in their own half. In the case of the rare attempts of the South Americans, the DFB-selection is switched fast.
The second half Jones, who last week replaced the EM-of the attacker Alexandra Popp had to go through to digest, well. Then shocked Trains to a harmless back pass from their team, which was then for the first time in the back to Wiggle. However, with her first international goal Kayikci at their fourth DFB made use of for the turn.
On to Holland!
On Wednesday of next week, it will be serious. Then, the DFB-Team refers to the team camp in Sint-Michielsgestel in the South of’s-Hertogenbosch. In the final round (16. July to 6. August) in the preliminary round, Sweden (17. July in Breda), Italy (21. July in Tilburg) and Russia (25. July in Utrecht) on the Germans.