Germany ended preparations for the Euro 2020 tournament on a fantastic note following the 7-1 thumping of Latvia in their final friendly game. The Germans hit Latvia for seven to build momentum ahead of their campaign in the Group of Death. Germany have been drawn in Group F tagged the ‘Group of Death’ alongside world champions France, European champions Portugal and Hungary.
Atalanta player Robin Gosens set Germany on the way to an emphatic victory with the opening goal of the game on 19 mins off the assist from Kai Havertz who scored the winning goal for Chelsea recently in the Champions League final win over Manchester City. Gosens was able to open his account for Germany with the strike against the Latvians.
Manchester City midfielder IlkayGundogan doubled the lead for Germany two minutes after the opening goal before Bayern legend Thomas Mueller added a third goal on 27 minutes to register his first international goal since March 2018.A Robert Ozols own goal and a Serge Gnabry strike rounded off the scoring for the Germans in the first half which ended 5-0.
Chelsea attacker Timo Werner came off the bench to score the sixth Germany goal five minutes into the second half before AleksejsSaveljevs pulled one back for Latvia on 75 minutes to ensure that Germany skipper Manuel Neuer didn’t celebrate the occasion of his 100thappearance for his country with a clean sheet. Another substitute Leroy Sane rounded off the scoring for the Germans almost immediately after the Latvia goal.