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Match awards from Germany’s 1-1 draw against Denmark

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A friendly before the EUROs didn’t went that well for Germany, as they drew against Denmark.

Germany v Denmark - International Friendly Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images

Jersey Swap: Christian Eriksen

The Inter Milan midfielder had a good match on the night. He mostly controlled Denmark’s midfield and dictated almost every attack. As one pass proved lethal for Manuel Neuer’s goal, he was a constant threat to Germany’s defense. All in all, Denmark proved why they are playing at the EUROs and finished this friendly match with a draw.

Der Kaiser: Matthias Ginter

The Borussia Mönchengladbach defender had a decent night for Germany. Matthias Ginter proved why he was in the starting lineup, and probably will be in the starting eleven for the European championship. He had a couple of good clearances and was confident in defending. He even had two good crosses that lead to corner-kicks.

In general, Germany’s defense wasn’t good tonight, they let Denmark score too easily, and the defense fell apart after Poulsen scored the equalizer.

Fußballgott: Florian Neuhaus

And another Borussia Mönchengladbach player on the awards list. He was also quite good tonight in Germany’s midfield and probably the best midfielder tonight. He managed to score the only goal for Germany in Denmark’s penalty box, as he shot the loose ball into the top right corner. He also had one other notable shot in the first half, but Kasper Schmeichel saved the ball.

Der Bomber: Serge Gnabry

Both Bayern Munich players showed lots of energy and will when they were on the pitch. Serge Gnabry was probably the most energetic player from both sides. He was constantly pressuring the opposing players and always looking at how to get past them. If he had a bit more luck, he would have scored tonight, as he hit the crossbar in the first half.

Meister of the Match: Nobody

Germany lacked a brilliant individual performance tonight to secure the win, but you really can’t blame the players, because Joachim Löw can’t assemble his team. The back three simply doesn’t cut it. The midfield was far too passive, and Thomas Muller could have shaken it up a bit, but the attack would get reshuffled. Joshua Kimmich should play as a right-back, as he is needed in Germany’s backline. Low has to figure out something fast otherwise, Germany might face an early exit in this tournament as well.