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Speaking points. The size of the top teams ahead of Euro 2020

A look at the problems faced by major European countries after the first round of the World Cup qualifiers, ahead of the European Championship.

GERMANY

When is it that Germany seems to be back on track? Wednesday from Northern Macedonia 2: The 1-0 defeat was Germany’s first defeat in 20 years in a World Cup qualifier. This calls into question the work done by Joachim Loew on the decision to rebuild the team and leave him, which took place in Spain last year6. After bowing 0 to the European Championship. A tough group awaits Germany in the postponed Euro-2020, including France and Portugal. It should be noted that the last time Germany lost a World Cup qualifier, it reached the final the following year, finishing runner-up to Brazil in 2002. The Germans are still the favorites to qualify from their group this time, taking into account that Iceland and Romania also started unsuccessfully with defeats to surprise the leading Armenia.

FRANCE

At least French coach Didier Deschamps will not have to worry about his goalkeeper. Hugo Lloris underscored his position in the game against Bosnia and Herzegovina with a significant uncertain moment, which was the best in his career. Rafael Varane remains the central defense commander, while Antoine Griezmann, who plays in the navy, still connects the midfield and skillfully attacks. But the fact that Deschamps needed Griezmann’s goals also solves the problem of attack. The absence of Olivier oud Irui’s players from Chelsea undermines his clarity, and Killian Mbabane was strangely inadequate. Mbabane has not scored in his previous four games for France, including a missed penalty. Encouraging, however, winger Ousmane Dembele made a goal response, as if full of confidence.

Portugal

Diogo ota’s foot split Liverpool’s long-time top three at Anfield Impressive, if injured in his first season, he is also starting to watch the part internationally. Ota ota’s foot was a bright spot for Portugal over the past week, scoring three goals in three games, surpassing Cristiano Ronaldo. Preparing for the European Championship, Jota seems to have made his way to the most talented team in Portugal in recent years. Ronaldo supported the vision of the players Ս Bernardo Silva, the skills of ուն Joao Felix,, and now at a steep pace. J foot. All eyes, of course, continue to train on Ronaldo, who continues his quest for the all-time goalscoring record for the men’s national team. The goal against Luxembourg left him six yards out after equaling the 109 scored by Ali Daei of Iran.

ENGLAND:

England manager Gareth Southgate is closer to his favorite team, of course on the offensive line, where Rahim Sterling, Harry Kane and Phil Foden seem to be his ideal trio. The biggest questions depend on who gets the first choice, who’s behind the Uke show կ Ben Chilwell, can Trent Alexander-Arnold force his squad to return to the squad, despite a number of strong right-back alternatives, who joins? flowering Declan. Rice in central midfield. Last week’s biggest winner could be Mason Mount, who now seems to be locked in an attacking midfield, as he did at Chelsea.

ITALY

After three victories and no conceded goals, it all seems good for Italy. Azzurri beat Northern Ireland, Bulgaria and Lithuania 2-0. They reached their unbeaten record of 25 games, clearly returning from their disastrous failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. However, concerns remain, as Azzurri need to do more. Chiro Immobile scored his first goal for Italy in 2019 against Northern Ireland, scoring a penalty in Lithuania, but the Lazio striker also missed several chances in that game. Last year, Immobile won the European Golden Shoe, but it was a mystery in the national team. He has 12 goals in 45 games for the Italian national team.

SPAIN:

Luis Enrique ևs a turning point in the rejuvenation of the Spanish national team with the launch of several young players during the three qualifying rounds, while spinning his core veteran group. Despite the disappointing draw with Greece in the opening match of the World Cup qualifiers – 1. 1, this group showed signs that it could finally help Spain emerge from the currently inactive “tiki-taka” era that once dominated world football. Leipzig striker Dani Olmon Մ Manchester City winger Ferran Torres scored 2 goals for Spain. 1 victory over Georgia 3 3 over Kosovo. 1 score. 18-year-old Barcelona player Pedri Gonzalez played in the Spanish midfield, City player Eric Garcia played more minutes in the defense than Sergio Ramos, and Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Unai Simon started all three games against David de Gea.

BELGIUM

It is too early to say whether the injured Eden Hazard will return to Euro 2020 in time, but Belgium, with a high rating, can adequately replace the playmaker in Leandro Trossard. The Brighton striker has similarities to Azar in his excellent dribbling skills, good eyesight and goal-scoring prowess against Belarus this week when he scored two goals, including a powerful 20-meter shot from the top corner. The late-blossoming 26-year-old Trossard has been more consistent at his Premier League club lately, կարծես seemingly on time.

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