Germany v Hungary: Match in pictures
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Germany head coach Joachim Low relishes the opportunity to play England at Wembley Stadium in the last-16 of Euro 2020.
England’s first knockout opponents were confirmed following a dramatic final matchday in Group F.
The Three Lions’ 1-0 win over Czech Republic meant that they topped Group D and would face whoever finished second out of France, Germany, Portugal and Hungary.
The potential opponent changed an incredible eight times before finally landing on Germany thanks to Leon Goretzka’s equaliser against Hungary.
Low’s side stumbled to a 2-2 draw after falling behind in the first half. Adam Szalai handed Hungary a shock lead before Kai Havertz equalised.
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Germany then fell behind less than 90 seconds later before Goretzka thumped home with six minutes remaining to set up a last-16 tie with England.
France and Portugal also drew 2-2. Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo scored a brace each in a match which included three penalties.
Low has said that he and his players have no fear about facing England at Wembley. The 61-year-old is expecting a different type of game to the one his side faced against Hungary.
“It’s great news to be playing in London at Wembley against England,” said Low.
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“It’s a totally different match. They play at home, they want to attack, it’s going to be a more open match than it was tonight (Wednesday).
“We need to improve on things, we are aware of that. We need to be careful, especially at set pieces.
“We can’t repeat the same mistakes again, we need to do things better. But the match will be a different one and we’re looking forward to it.
“Hungary parked the bus and had everyone behind the ball. Against England, it will be totally different.
“They like to attack, so it’s gong to be an open match. We’re looking forward to it.”
Germany have so far been unconvincing at Euro 2020.
Their campaign started with a 1-0 defeat against France before they came from behind to beat Portugal 4-2.
A 2-2 draw with Hungary raises further doubts over their ability to go far in the competition.
England have faced Germany in several high-profile tournament matches, especially at Wembley.
They defeated West Germany to lift the World Cup in 1966 but lost the semi-final of Euro ’96. Gareth Southgate, who is now England head coach, had a crucial penalty saved in the shootout.
Their most recent tournament meeting was England’s crushing 4-1 defeat at the 2010 World Cup.
Frank Lampard controversially scored but neither the referee nor his assistants deemed the ball to have crossed the line.
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