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Germany boss Joachim Low has demanded a response in the side against Northern Ireland on Monday after their home defeat.
The Dutch team triumph in Hamburg maintained Northern Ireland high in Group C at the Euro 2020 effort entering Monday’s game in Windsor Park.
“We will need to approach the sport in this way that we leave the pitch as winners,” said the Germany boss.
“I am certain that we’ll observe a reaction on Monday.”
Borussia Dortmund full-back Nico Schulz has been ruled from the match in Belfast due to a foot injury after playing in Friday’s beat.
Germany had begun to discover their feet from their campaign at a season’s World Cup following a long period of recovery.
The group stage depart Russia prompted a major overhaul, and prior to Friday’s match, Low ‘s team were filled with confidence three wins in a row in 2019.
Victory could have set the Germans nine points clear and on the verge of automatic qualification.
Instead, they now find themselves three points ahead of their neighbours.
“We need to pick the young players up a little and give them the impression that they can be stronger,” added the Germany boss.
Low, criticised for playing a rear three and allowing his team to sit against the Netherlands, stated he would make strategic changes for the game of Monday.
“Northern Ireland are amazingly strong, they perform a lot of long balls. They will sit deeper and we will not have much space, therefore we need to think of something tactically,” he explained.
The press have been critical of their team’s attempts against the Dutch.
Berlin daily Der Tagesspiegel warned that”courses must be learned” from the defeat while the country’s biggest tabloid Bild stated that”alarm bells” were now ringing round the eligibility effort.
Following the jolting result, captain and Germany keeper of Friday Manuel Neuer has warned his team-mates not to underestimate.
“We know that anything could happen in football, we experienced ourselves at 2018, therefore it is important that we take this game seriously,” he told Bild.
“It is not perfect for us to be playing with an away match in Belfast at this time. They have won all their matches so far and it’s always hard to score goals from these opponents.”
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