Germany 2-2 Hungary LIVE! Euro 2021 match stream, latest scorecard and goal updates today
Germany survived an all-powerful fear of taking a point over Hungary and staged a tantalizing round of 16 clash with England at Wembley next week.
Joachim Low’s side followed the underdogs of Group F twice, but Leon Goretzka’s late strike saw them win the draw that saw them finish in second, ahead of Portugal in the lead-on. head.
The result was harsh in the extreme for Hungary, who had little hope of breaking out of the so-called Group of Death, but held world champions France to a draw and nearly beat Germany in their own backyard.
With the last 16 places at stake, the pre-match preparation was dominated by UEFA’s rejection of a proposal by the Munich authorities to light up the Allianz Arena in the colors of the Rainbow in protest against a recently passed anti-LGBTQ law in Hungary.
Despite UEFA’s decision, there were plenty of flags and banners in the stands, as a protester invaded the pitch carrying the rainbow flag during the national anthems.
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Low makes a “promise” to England
“We made mistakes but we fought, showed character,” said Germany coach Joachim Low. “It wasn’t for the faint of heart. In the end, this band was good and that was the goal.”
“What matters is that we are done. Now we are playing for England and we can look forward to this game.
It’s a highlight to play at Wembley against England. We will be a different team tonight, I can promise you that. “
What is clear is that whoever wins the Germany-England clash will have a very good chance of making it to the final.
Belgium, Portugal, France, Italy and Spain are all in the other half of the table.
German legend Jurgen Klinsmann awaits the match with BBC coverage …
Germany and England are in a similar situation, position by position. I think it will be a very balanced battle and it will be about the form of the day.
We saw a different face against Portugal and we saw a different face tonight and England were the same against Scotland and Croatia.
We will see a fascinating England v Germany game as we don’t know what to expect.
England is watching
So a massive, massive game to look forward to next Tuesday as Germany returns to Wembley in a repeat of the Euro ’96 semi-final.
Of course, the two have met on several occasions in major tournaments since then, with England winning Euro 2000 and Germany routing them in the 2010 World Cup.
Here’s the goal that broke Hungary’s heart – and kept Germany alive
The final whistle went to Budapest, where France and Portugal drew 2-2.
A thrilling night of drama – Portugal finished third, Germany second and France at the top of the group.
You must feel Hungary.
FULL TIME | Germany 2-2 Hungary
It’s over, it’s England against Germany, at Wembley. What a game. Poor Hungary.
90 minutes: Four more minutes. A goal from Germany and they would win the group.
GOAL! Germany 2-2 Hungary
84 minutes: Love at first sight for Hungary! Jamal Musiala hits Goretzka who fires Kroos, his shot is blocked but Goretzka continues and shoots at home.
82 minutes: Two more changes from Germany as Volland is sent off and then Musiala is also in the fray, the Bayern man who said for Germany against England.