FIFA World Cup 2022: Germany coach Hansi Flick© AFP
Germany coach Hansi Flick credited his facet’s mentality after they got here again to seize an important 1-1 draw of their World Cup group recreation in opposition to Spain on Sunday. The consequence means Germany will progress to the final 16 in the event that they beat Costa Rica on Thursday and Spain don’t lose to Japan. “I favored our mentality,” Flick stated. “We maintained an ideal degree over 90 minutes – and we confirmed Spain what we needed to do.” Flick credited striker Niclas Fuellkrug, who scored within the 83rd minute after coming off the bench.
“The issues that Niclas did, for instance – we’d like that willpower.”
Flick stated the very fact his facet stored up with an “excellent” Spain facet confirmed Germany was “on the right track.”
“Spain are an ideal group with many younger gamers. They play good soccer – I like the way in which they play soccer.
“We have to enhance in defence however what’s necessary is that the mentality is there.”
Flick refused to be drawn on whether or not Fuellkrug, who was enjoying simply his second aggressive match for Germany on the age of 29, had executed sufficient to earn a begin in Germany’s must-win recreation in opposition to Costa Rica.
“It’s too early after the sport to make a press release.”
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