5,000 spectators cheered the DFB team on public training in Berlin on Tuesday. Before the game on Saturday in the UEFA Nations League against the Netherlands (21 clock in LIVETICKER) is the much-criticized topic of lack of closeness for now no longer. For it national coach Joachim Loew plague new injury concerns.
As part of the review of the World Cup debacle in the summer, the German team wanted to open up more to the fans and let the words in the first public training since the preliminary round in Russia. "It's nice to open the gates again, the encounter The most important thing is that the children see the players up close, "said national team director Oliver Bierhoff on the sidelines of the Hertha Amateur Stadium training session.
Already weeks ago Bierhoff had said that the accusation of alienation from the base had hit him particularly hard and that they would therefore try to intensify "closeness and down-to-earthness again".
In front of 5,000 spectators, the DFB team trains: "Will not do a show" On Tuesday, there was a lot of applause during the training session, with chants Löw and the 18 players were celebrated. The pros thanked later with autographs and Fotos.Trotz the good mood made coach Joachim Loew, however, before the public training clear that the focus on the preparation for the serious games in the Nations League in the Netherlands and against World Champions France (16. "We will not do a show, but show that we are working properly before such a game," Löw had said in the afternoon at the meeting point of the team at Kuxushotel Das Stue.
© gettyDFB team with injury worries: Goretzka and Trapp drop out – Leno re-nominatedThe coaching of the national team in the international match week was clouded by renewed injury worries. After the failures of Ilkay Gündogan, Marco Reus, Kai Havertz, Nils Petersen and Antonio Rüdiger were already fixed in advance, now fall also Leon Goretzka and Kevin Trapp for the two games in the Netherlands and France aus.Das confirmed the DFB on Tuesday evening. Goretzka did not travel because of muscular problems in the thigh to the meeting point of the national team and was treated instead at home. Beside him Jonas Hector and Trapp were absent on Tuesday at the public training session. While Hector was treated to a break after his match on Monday evening with the 1st FC Cologne in the 2nd Bundesliga, Löw nominated on Tuesday Bernd Leno for the ailing keeper of the Frankfurt Concord after. Leon Goretzka Serge Gnabry moves into German Aufgebot.DFB squad: Loew's squad for the UEFA Nations League Player Position Manuel NeuerTorMarc-Andre ter StegenTorBernd LenoTorJerome BoatengAbwehrMatthias Ginter Defense Jonas HectorAbwehrMats Hummel defense Thilo Kehrer Defense Antonio Rüdiger Defense Nico Schulz defense Niklas SüleAbwehrJulian Brandt midfield / attack Julian DraxlerMittelfeld / attack Joshua KimmichMittelfeld / attack Leroy SaneMittelfeld / attack Mark UthMittelfeld / attack Sebastian RudyMittelfeld / AttackToni KroosMittelfeld / AttackThomas MüllerMittelfeld / AttackSerge GnabryMittelfeld / Attack