Spain v Germany Live Commentary & Result, 11/17/20, UEFA Nations League



3′ Spain immediately push the away side back with a long period of possession that culminates with Morata rolling a tame shot from 20 yards straight at Neuer.

1′ Germany get the first half underway.

The players are emerging from the tunnel and kick off is just seconds away!

Three points clear of third-place Ukraine, Germany know they only need a point away to Spain on Tuesday to secure top spot and advance to the finals.

Germany, meanwhile, make just one change – Kroos comes in with Rudiger making way.

Spain make five changes as they subtly switch from a 4-2-3-1 into a more reserved 4-3-3. Busquets, Merino, Oyarzabal, Ruiz and Reguilon all drop out with Gaya, Rodrigo, Koke, Canales and Morata coming in.

SUBS: Mahmoud Dahoud, Felix Uduokhai, Florian Neuhaus, Jonathan Tah, Bernd Leno, Gian-Luca Waldschmidt, Nadiem Amiri, Niklas Stark, Kevin Trapp, Benjamin Henrichs, Julian Brandt.

GERMANY (4-3-3): Manuel Neuer; Matthias Ginter, Niklas Sule, Robin Koch, Philipp Max; Leon Goretzka, Ilkay Gundogan, Toni Kroos; Leroy Sane, Timo Werner, Serge Gnabry.

SUBS: Gerard Moreno, Eric Garcia, Fabian Ruiz, Marc Cucurella, Kepa Arrizabalaga, Inigo Martinez, Mikel Merino, Adama Traore, David de Gea, Marcos Llorente, Marco Asensio, Mikel Oyarzabal.

SPAIN (4-3-3): Unai Simon; Sergi Roberto, Pau Torres, Sergio Ramos, Jose Gaya; Koke, Rodrigo, Sergio Canales; Dani Olmo, Alvaro Morata, Ferran Torres.

This is a crucial game for both sides: Germany are perched at the summit of the group with nine points from five games, while Spain sit just behind them with eight points – whoever wins today will be in pole position to take first place and qualify for the Nations League Finals.

Hello and welcome to live commentary of this Nations League Group D fixture between Spain and Germany.



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