The biggest rival of Germany for this appointment against Liechtenstein in the qualifying round for the Qatar World Cup 2022 they are their own casualties.
Although with a sufficient income as the first of Group J to be calm, Hansi flick faces totally unforeseen adversity. The covid, which seems an almost forgotten element in the world of football given the protocols that are followed, has been a greater obstacle than it can be Liechtenstein. “As you know, we have many new players and many others who have had to leave us,” said the Germany coach at the previous press conference. And it is that the positive of two days ago by Niklas Süle has forced the confinement of Serge Gnabry, Joshua Kimmich, Jamal Musiala and Karim Adeyemi.
But that has not stopped there. Yesterday, own Flick also announced the absence of Julian Draxler, who had returned to a summons after being away for a long time, in addition to the already known Havertz, sanctioned. “He has a muscle injury in his right leg. It will be ruled out, I don’t know for how long, ”said the former Bayern Munich coach, who will be forced to adapt to the circumstances. It will be time to try new faces, because veterans will be Gündogan, Neuer, Müller and Reus, in addition to more current figures such as Rüdiger, Goretzka or Sané, while others less common will have their opportunity