U21 European Championship Final: Spain vs. Germany in Live Ticker
Spain - Germany (20.45)
Spain: Sivera - Aguirregabiria, Vallejo, Unai Nuñez, Junior Firpo - Fabian Ruiz, Marc Roca - Dani Olmo, Ceballos, Fornals - Oyarzabal
Germany: Nübel - Klostermann, Tah, Baumgartl, Henrichs - Neuhaus, M. Eggestein, Dahoud - Öztunali, Waldschmidt, Amiri
Klopp sends emotional video message to U21
08.30 clock: Before the final Jürgen Klopp sends an emotional video message to the U21 national team. Thanks to you, thank you very much, it has been a wonderful journey that we have been able to experience together, you have made a sensational picture and now you can be proud of what you have achieved. "
The Champions League winner goes on to say: "Now the tension is getting bigger, it's quite normal and that's where people often say: Heart beats quality, you're the perfect mix of heart, sensational attitude, fantastic team spirit and huge potential. Mix it together and it will become a troupe like you are. "
These words will certainly give Alexander Nübel, Florian Neuhaus, Luca Waldschmidt and Co. an extra dose of self-confidence.
Both teams in comparison
8:25: Offensively strong, dangerous for the ball and defensively stable: In the final of the U21 European Championship, Germany and Spain meet the two best teams in the tournament. Both have conceded five goals in four games. Germany's offensive to top scorer Luca Waldschmidt scored 14 times, Spain scored twelve goals. "It will be a very high-level game," propelled DFB captain Jonathan Tah. The way of the two teams in the European Championship final game:
17 June in Udine, group stage: Germany - Denmark 3: 1
After a nervous initial phase, the selection of Stefan Kuntz increases and puts a perfect start to the tournament. Augsburg Marco Richter scores twice, Luca Waldschmidt scores the third goal.
June 20 in Trieste, group stage: Germany - Serbia 6: 1
Probably the best tournament performance of the German team. Against the highly traded Serbs the Kuntz selection shines with enthusiasm and combination security and leaves the opponent no chance. Three times Waldschmidt, Richter, Dahoud and Maier make the clear victory.
June 23 in Udine, group stage: Austria - Germany 1: 1
Only one point is missing for safe progress. Against Austria shows the DFB-Elf a weaker game and is lucky not to fall behind. After the opening goal of Waldschmidt a 1: 1 is enough.
27th of June in Bologna, semifinals: Germany - Romania 4: 2
After a 1: 2 at break and at 40 degrees in Bologna, the DFB team needs a clear speech from Kuntz to turn the game. Two goals from Amiri and Waldschmidt pave the way to the final.
16 June in Bologna, group stage: Italy - Spain 3: 1
Right at the start of the tournament, the highly-traded Spaniards show how vulnerable they are. Despite an early lead at the end is a 1: 3 against hosts Italy - a deserved defeat to the European Championship prelude.
June 19 in Reggio Emilia, group stage: Spain - Belgium 2: 1
Spain needs a win to the early tournament K.o. to prevent. He succeeds, albeit with some effort. Dani Olmo and Pablo Fornals are the scorers in the important and narrow victory.
22nd of June in Bologna, group stage: Spain - Poland 5: 0
In the third game of the tournament La Rojita shows for the first time their whole class: Poland - even with chances to the semi-finals - is processed with 5: 0. Spain moves into the semi-finals as group winners.
June 27 in Reggio Emilia, semi-finals: Spain - France 4: 1
Spain is fully present against the highly regarded French. Despite an early deficit succeeds the finals in the end sovereign.