Update (October 4th)
A few last-minute changes due to availability for the Germany women leaves them one more Bayern Munich player short. Three players have pulled out — Olympique Lyon midfielder Sara Däbritz and Eintracht Frankfurt forward Laura Freigang due to injury, and Bayern’s Lina Magull, who recently came down with COVID-19. The revised squad, announced October 3rd:
Nach einigen verletzungs- und krankheitsbedingten Absagen hier nochmal der Kader für unser Länderspiel am kommenden Freitag, 20:30 Uhr, gegen Frankreich hier in Dresden.— DFB-Frauen (@DFB_Frauen) October 3, 2022
Sitzplatztickets sind schon weg aber das Spiel lohnt sich auch im Stehen Kommt vorbei!
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After a few cancellations due to injury and illness, here’s the squad again for our international match next Friday at 8:30 p.m. against France here in Dresden. Seat tickets are already gone but the game is also worth standing up Come by!
TSG 1899 Hoffenheim defender/midfielder Jana Feldkamp and her teammate midfielder Chantal Hagel have been called into camp as the replacements. With three out and two in, the Germany squad are down to 23.
Germany head coach Martina Voss-Tecklenburg has called up her 24-woman squad for an October 7th friendly against France. The occasion will mark a return to the national side for a number of players to miss out in the last international break, including Bayern Munich’s Giulia Gwinn, Chelsea FC’s Ann-Katrin Berger, and VfL Wolfsburg’s Lena Oberdorf:
The @DFB_Frauen squad for our friendly against France on 7th October has been announced— Germany (@DFB_Team_EN) September 27, 2022
Ann-Katrin Berger, Giulia Gwinn and Lena Oberdorf all return
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Bayern Munich’s contingent numbers seven:
- Goalkeeper Maria Luisa Grohs
- Defender Giulia Gwinn
- Midfielder Linda Dallmann
- Midfielder Sydney Lohmann
- Midfielder Lina Magull
- Forward Klara Bühl
- Forward Lea Schüller
The Germans’ largely successful EURO 2022 campaign — which saw them reach a highly-charged Final in Wembley, where they lost in extra-time to hosts England — may only be just barely in the rearview mirror, but it’s already the countdown to next summer and the 2023 World Cup.
This Fall friendly should serve to be a major measuring stick for two teams that will hope to be major contenders in Australia next summer.