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Chelsea striker Timo Werner misses sitter as Germany lose to North Macedonia in first World Cup qualifying defeat since being thrashed 5-1 by England in 2001


Germany suffered a primary World Cup qualifying defeat in virtually 20 years as they misplaced 2-1 at dwelling to North Macedonia on Wednesday.

They final misplaced a World Cup qualifier when England inflicted a 5-1 thrashing on them in Munich in September 2001.

North Macedonia stunned Germany in Duisburg

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North Macedonia shocked Germany in Duisburg

Germany’s players were not good enough against North Macedonia

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Germany’s gamers weren’t adequate in opposition to North Macedonia

Germany fell behind in first-half stoppage-time as Enis Bardhi’s cross-cum-shot was turned in by former Inter Milan striker Goran Pandev.

Manchester City star Ilkay Gundogan levelled the rating with a 63rd-minute penalty after Leroy Sane was fouled contained in the field.

Timo Werner, who changed his Chelsea teammate Kai Havertz within the 56th minute, then missed a golden alternative to attain Germany’s second aim.

Serge Gnabry performed Gundogan by way of on aim and the midfielder squared the ball to Werner, who scuffed his shot vast with ten minutes to play.

 

Werner has been having a torrid time in front of goal this season

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Werner has been having a torrid time in entrance of aim this season

And Joachim Low’s facet had been made to pay for that stunning miss as Arijan Ademi’s cut-back was poked dwelling by Eljif Elmas within the 85th minute.

It goes from dangerous to worse for Werner, who has scored simply two targets in his final 31 GAMES for membership and nation.

To make issues worse for the 25-year-old, Chelsea are reportedly prioritising the signing of a striker this summer time with Erling Haaland being linked with a big-money transfer.

North Macedonia, who’re ranked 65th on the earth, will play at a serious match for the primary time of their 28-year historical past at Euro 2020 this summer time.

The minnows are in a gaggle with Austria, Ukraine and the Netherlands.





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