UEFA Nations League: Resilient Spain Snatch Point in Germany

Players are back on international duty weeks after wrapping up 2019/2020 season which suffered delay, no thanks to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Germany and Spain squared up in the action packed League A, group 4 clash which remained goalless at half time as Spanish keeper, David De Gea pulled in a great a lot reflexes to keep the energetic Germans at bay. 

The Spaniards had a clear chance that could have given them the lead in the 14th minute when sliding tackle from Germany goalkeeper Kevin Trapp denied Moreno the chance of punishing the Germans for a mix-up in their defense.

After the break, the Germans broke the deadlock when Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan set up new Chelsea signing Timo Werner to send in the opener against a helpless De Gea in 51th minute.

Joachim Löw’s men maintained the one goal lead and were seconds away from victory before Luis Enrique’s relentless men pulled a deserving equalizer through  a Jose Luis Gaya goal in stoppage time.

In the other game of group 4, Ukraine defeated Switzerland 2-1 in Kiev. 

Andriy Yarmolenko put the hosts ahead in the 14th minute 

Haris Seferovic equalised for the visitors four minutes before the break.

Oleksandr Zinchenko fired home the winner for the home team in the 68th minute.

Spain now face Group 4A leaders Ukraine on Sunday in Madrid, while Germany are away to Switzerland who sit at the bottom of the group following their loss to Ukraine.

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