The 2018-19 UEFA Nations League kicks off today at the Allianz Arena in Munich as the 2014 FIFA World Cup champions host the 2018 FIFA World Cup champions. Germany vs France is the first Group 1 match from League A, it's hard to say you could find a bigger match to kick off a brand-new tournament than this.
Germany is, as always, loaded with Bayern Munich players, and the defending world champions have Corentin Tolisso at their disposal. Jogi Low could start any of Thomas Müller, Mats Hummels, Jerome Boateng, Niklas Süle, Leon Goretzka, Joshua Kimmich, Manuel Neuer.
Germany and France are joined by the Netherlands in Group 1. The three teams will play a round-robin group against each other, and the team that finishes in last place will be relegated to League B for the next Nations League.
These eleven men will kick-start our #NationsLeague journey #GERFRA #DieMannschaft pic.twitter.com/b8BOVHbGGo— Germany (@DFB_Team_EN) September 6, 2018
This lineup features four center-backs. Kicker has Matthias Ginter playing as CDM with Antonio Rüdiger at left-back. That leaves Goretzka and Kroos in the midfield behind Reus, Werner, and Müller. We’ll see what Germany looks like once they take the field.
Location: Allianz Arena, Munich, Germany
Time: 2:45 pm EST, 20:45 local
TV/streaming: Find Your Country
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