Griezmann sinks to Germany and approaches the Golden Ball – The Province

Griezmann sinks to Germany and approaches the Golden Ball - The Province


A double by Antoine Griezmann allowed the France team to go back to Germany (2-1) in Saint Dennis and bring their presence to the 'Final Four' next June in the League of Nations, while the German team was left mathematically without options to qualify and now must fight to not fall in category. Griezmann's performance makes him more likely to be named Golden Ball by the magazine France Football.

Griezmann was the main protagonist of this Tuesday in Paris. The Atletico de Madrid striker scored 1-1 at match time, thanks to a sensational header after a cross from his mate mattress Lucas Hernández, and went around the scoreboard with the second goal from the penalty spot ten minutes from time.

Matuidi went into the area and when he went to shoot was locked by Hummels. The referee understood the action as a maximum penalty and Griezmann did not fail from the eleven meters. The both did justice to the proposal of the 'bleus', which set an excellent second half, especially the first 20 minutes.

Germany, who advanced to the four minutes with a goal from Kroos, suffered the reaction of the world champions and must continue in the reconstruction of a team that remains 'touched' after its early elimination in the last World Cup in Russia. Since then, three parties in the League of Nations and a single point of nine possible.

The German coach, Joachim Löw, thoughtful after the defeat. AFP

For its part, the selection of Ukraine defeated the Czech Republic (1-0) with a lonely Malinovsky on the edge of the break that materializes his promotion to the First Division of the League of Nations. The team led by Andriy Shevchenko has nine out of nine possible points and has become the first team to certify his promotion.

In this same division, but in group 4, the Wales team did not need Gareth Bale, who is completing his recovery process, to prevail over Ireland (0-1) and rose to the lead. The victory of the Welsh, thanks to a goal by Wilson a half hour to the end, leaves his opponent with no options to ascend.

Miranda decides the South American classic in the discount

A header goal from the center Joao Miranda in the 93rd minute he gave this Tuesday to Brazil triumph against Argentina (1-0), a result that is the first defeat of the era of Lionel Scaloni as coach of the albiceleste in the 100th South American classic.

Miranda celebrates the goal that gave the victory to Brazil. AFP

At a King Abdullah Stadium in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) packed, both combined undertook a decaffeinated duel by the absence of some of the stars of Argentina, among them the Barcelonista Leo Messi, who has not participated in any of the friendly after the debacle in the World Cup in Russia.

Who was yes was his ex-partner in the Barca Neymar, responsible for leading the best actions of danger of the 'canarinha' in a vertigo attack next to Philippe Coutinho, Gabriel Jesus and Firmino. The striker of Paris Saint-Germain insisted and looked hard for the goal of Sergio Romero, but failed to surprise him, although he served the center from the corner that was worth Miranda to open the scoring.

Time was spent when 93 minutes Neymar He threw a corner kick that found the head of Miranda, who successfully finished at the bottom of the net of goal albiceleste to give the Saudi title to the carioca box.

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