The International football are back as the injuries comes with it.The teams are preparing ahead of Euro 2016 as England will travel to Berlin to face the World Champions this saturday on a friendly match. Die Mannschaft will look for a win against a strong side like England, who have finished the Euro 2016 Qualifiers with a 100% record. The World Champions have struggled lately as in the last 3 games they’ve lost to Republic of Ireland and France , also they hardly beat Georgia 2-1 with a late goal from Kruse.
March 26, 2016 • 19:45 • Olympiastadion Berlin, Berlin
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As said the injuries have hit the German side, as their captain Bastian Schweinsteiger have been injured in training [damaged knee ligaments] ,closing the season and putting in doubt his presence on EURO 2016.
Despite having a talented teams, many other problems for Joakim Low against the Three Lions as Mesut Ozil and Bellarabi are in doubt to start after missing the training this midweek. Joakim Low have confirmed that Besiktas forward Mario Gomez will start from the first minute against England, meanwhile Mario Goetze will start against Italy.
Roy Hodgson has stated that his side will fight for the trophy this summer on EURO 2016, but the Three Lions have to face some very strong sides like France , Spain , Italy and Germany which they’ll face this week-end. Despite being a friendly, this match will be very helpful for Hogson to match his team’s power against the current World Champions.
The friendlies against Germany and Holland will be the first stage of preparations for EURO 2016, followed by the friendlies that will be held on May and June against Turkey, Australia and Portugal. The Three Lions will face Russia on 11th June on their opening game for EURO 2016.The EURO 2016 group stage have been considered easy for Roy Hodgson side as they’ll face Russia, Wales and Slovakia on Group B.
The Three Lions have completed their qualifiers in a perfect way, as they’ve won all the games with a goal differential of 31-3.They didnt manage to keep their perfect record until last November as they lost in a friendly match against Spain but managed to turn it back against France 4 days later.
Some changes from Roy Hodgson as Gary Cahill will be the captain on the Saturday night after Rooney and Hart absences. Wayne Rooney is still sidelined , meanwhile Hart and Steerling will not be available as they’re not fit either. Dany Rose might make his first fully international debut against Germany, meanwhile in the target nothing is confirmed as Jack Butland and Fraser Forster will play a game each this week.
Germany : Neuer; Rudiger, Ginter, Hummels, Hector; Kroos, Khedira; Muller, Draxler, Reus; Gomez
England : Butland; Walker, Smalling, Cahill, Rose; Henderson, Dier; Lallana, Barkley, Welbeck; Kane