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Werner thrilled to mark Leipzig return with Germany brace

Werner thrilled to mark Leipzig return with Germany brace
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Werner thrilled to mark Leipzig return with Germany brace

Werner thrilled to mark Leipzig return with Germany brace

Timo Werner was delighted to mark his return to Leipzig with a brace in Germany’s 3-1 win over Ukraine on Saturday.

After Leroy Sane cancelled out Roman Yaremchuk’s opener at Crimson Bull Enviornment Leipzig, Werner scored a double as Germany went prime of Nations League Group A4.

Werner, RB Leipzig’s all-time main goalscorer, left the Bundesliga membership for Chelsea in June, however starred again at his earlier residence.

The ahead was happy together with his brace and mentioned Germany had been solely getting higher.

“My first aim was actually easy as a result of the help from Leon [Goretzka] was very, superb,” Werner advised DFB.de.

“To attain two targets right here in Leipzig, the place I had 4 nice years, is a superb feeling. I at all times get pleasure from returning to Leipzig. It’s a disgrace that we couldn’t have any followers in right here.

“General, it was efficiency. Our kind is choosing up and going ahead issues are trying fairly good. We’re additionally getting extra stable on the again.

“We’re working exhausting in order that we are able to have Euros subsequent 12 months.”

Goretzka additionally arrange Sane’s equaliser and his 5 whole pictures had been essentially the most of any participant on the pitch.

Ilkay Gundogan, in the meantime, accomplished 97 of 104 passes and had 67 within the opposition half, which was 26 greater than the subsequent greatest – defender Niklas Sule.

Germany coach Joachim Low was happy together with his aspect’s efficiency.

“That wasn’t a simple sport for us. Everybody noticed that Ukraine can play,” he mentioned.

“Within the first half, we set a excessive tempo and had the sport below management, within the second we weren’t fairly so decided and misplaced the ball a couple of instances. General, I feel we may be happy.

“We needed to change a couple of gamers, however we had been nonetheless capable of finding our rhythm. We introduced tempo and a menace to the sport with our three fast forwards, who stored our opponents busy all sport.

“In defence, we tried to interrupt down Ukraine’s passing channels early, which is why we examined Robin Koch within the center. He did job. Toni Kroos will return to the group on Tuesday towards Spain.”

Germany are some extent away from Spain forward of their assembly – their ultimate group video games – in Seville.


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