Hansi Flick praised Niclas Fullkrug for scoring Germany’s very important equaliser towards Spain and prompt his facet must be extra medical up entrance.
- Flick praises Fullkrug
- Germany have to be extra medical
- Additionally should enhance defensively
WHAT HAPPENED? Whereas the German coach praised his group – and Fullkrug particularly – for having the correct mentality, he identified that the group want to enhance defensively. Germany have conceded three targets of their first two World Cup video games and had a number of different scares towards Spain.
WHAT THEY SAID: Chatting with reporters after the match, Flick mentioned of Fullkrug: “I’m blissful he confirmed his dedication and confirmed methods to smash targets. He gave so much to the group; not solely the purpose however he’s an ideal boy. He has his coronary heart in the correct place and we’re blissful to have him.”
He added: “We knew what it was all about and what was at stake. Spain know methods to play and it was a high-level match. We had different probabilities however didn’t hit the again of the online. Issues begin to develop whenever you begin to win and this can give us the enhance to kick on and hopefully rating extra targets. The group maintained an ideal degree over 90 minutes and we confirmed an excellent mentality. I’m very happy with the group’s work.
“We have to enhance in defence however the mentality was there. They confirmed needed to achieve factors and goalscoring probabilities. This is only one match. We all know it was simply step one and we wish to create situations so we are able to go to spherical of 16.”
THE BIGGER PICTURE: Fullkrug, who changed Thomas Muller within the seventieth minute after Flick began with out a recognised striker, is at present the second highest scorer in Bundesliga with 10 targets and the highest-scoring German participant within the league.
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WHAT NEXT FOR GERMANY? Flick’s facet tackle Costa Rica in a must-win, remaining group recreation on December 1.