After defeating Germany at home today, Friday, in the fifth match of the group round, Hungary continued its stunning upsets in the European Nations League.
Germany – Hungary Played on 09/23/2022
Adam Salai scored the game’s lone goal after just 17 minutes of play, giving Hungary a tenth
point to lead Group C, while Germany dropped to third place by stopping at six points.
With this outcome, Mannschaft’s failure to advance to the next round’s confirmation,
although Hungary and Italy (8 points), who won their respective matches against England
and Hungary at the same time, still held the transit card.
While the Hungarian squad congregated in front of its penalty area to stop the German
players from getting to goalie Peter Golashi, the German team dominated the game in the
The Germans, who were unable to approach the Hungarian goal in the opening thirty
minutes, were actually less dangerous as a result of the guests’ efforts.
Salai was able to meet Soboslai’s cross with a fast touch with the heel from a corner kick and
score the opening goal for the visiting team against the flow of play and against the current.
Hungary almost added a second goal following a cross by Gazdag, who attempted to meet
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it with a touch on the goal, except for Ter Stegen’s save, which kept Germany from scoring.
Leroy Sane’s attempt from outside the penalty area in the 27th minute provided the first
German opportunity, but it missed the target.
Due to the German fans’ incessant firing of paper projectiles everytime Suboslay attempted
to take a corner, the game temporarily stopped.
Muller jumped to a well placed cross from the left side to meet it with a powerful header,
but it fell into Goulashi’s arms, thus the remaining minutes went by without any further
action, and the first half concluded with Hungary making progress (1-0).
Sani’s shot at the bird to the left of the penalty area at the start of the second half presented a risky opportunity for the Germans, but Gulache located the bird on the alert.
The Mannschaft players’ celebration following Muller’s equalizer was marred by the assistant referee because Hoffmann was in the wrong place before handing the ball to Muller.
With a long-range attempt, Kimmich tried his luck, but the Hungarian goalkeeper expertly deflected it into a corner.
The home team’s penalty box was breached by substitute Martin Adam, who then fired a crawling ground shot that Ter Stegen stopped.
A few minutes before the start of the second half, the Hungarian team nearly doubled the score thanks to a dangerous attack by substitute Kleinheisler, who finished it with a ground shot from inside the penalty area. However, Ter Stegen’s cunning save kept him from finding the back of the net once more.
Kimmich made a second try at the Hungarian goal with a shot after the ball rebounded off the defense, but his shot was too inaccurate and went out of bounds.