Germany reached the finals at the 2016 Olympics before losing to the hosts. The Germans are heading towards Tokyo as one of the favourites. Moreover, they would be keen to get their payback against the defending champions.
Olympics 2020: GERMANY NATIONAL TEAM PREVIEW
Rio 2016 silver-medalist have assembled a local squad, as all 22 players called up from the Bundesliga. In addition to Max Kruse and Maximilian Arnold making their return for the German National Team.
Here’s the Germany national football team for the upcoming Olympics 2020.
Goalkeepers: Svend Brodersen (Yokohama FC), Florian Muller (Stuttgart), Luca Plogmann (Werder Bremen)
Defenders: Benjamin Henrichs (RB Leipzig), Amos Pieper (Arminia Bielefeld), David Raum (Hoffenheim), Jordan Torunarigha (Hertha Berlin), Felix Uduokhai (Augsburg), Keven Schlotterbeck (Freiburg)
Midfielders: Nadiem Amiri (Bayer Leverkusen), Maximilian Arnold (Wolfsburg), Eduard Lowen (Bochum), Arne Maier (Hertha Berlin), Anton Stach (Greuther Furth)
Forwards: Max Kruse (Union Berlin), Marco Richter (Augsburg), Cedric Teuchert (Union Berlin), Ragnar Ache (Eintracht Frankfurt)
OLYMPICS 2020 : GROUP SCHEDULE
Germany have been placed in Group D along with Brazil, Ivory Coast, and Saudi Arabia. Meanwhile, Germany kick-off their campaign by facing the defending champions Brazil. After that, they will be playing Ivory coast and Saudi Arabia in the competition.
PREDICTED LINEUP AND FATE OF THE BRAZIL NATIONAL TEAM
The Germans look like a very attacking side with Max Kruse playing in the number-9 position. Further, the 24-year-old Nadiem Amiri will feature in the second striker role. In addition, Wolfsburg’s Maximilian Arnold will play a defensive role in the midfield.
To sum up, Germany have been placed in a very difficult group as Brazil and Ivory Coast are keen to challenge for the two-top spot in the group. Further, Germany looks like a side ready to challenge for the winner’s spot. As they would like to make amends for the mistakes made during Rio 2016.