The Clash of the Giants gets the most attention of the day. Switzerland-Ukraine, canceled.
With the second edition of the UEFA Nations League, the lack of competition that the European teams had due to the pandemic gave way to exciting matches worthy of any definition of a World Cup.
This is the case of the meeting this Tuesday afternoon, where Germany and Spain will decide at the stadium The Cartuja of Seville who will be the leader of group 4, of League A. Whoever is first will have the right to fight for the title in the Final Four in October, with the leaders of the other three groups. The meeting will be played from 4:45 p.m. (Argentine time) with televising of the DirecTV channel 610.
The germans, possibly one of the best teams in the world, 12 games without defeat and go pointers with 9 units. Behind, The Red is bound to win: 2nd gear with 8 points after the fall before Ukraine and the tie against Switzerland.
Luis Enrique’s team is going through a process of generational reconstruction with promising appearances such as those of Ferran Torres, Ansu Fati and Gerard Moreno. However, the doubts in the goal made Spain and DT suffer, who displaced David De Gea against Switzerland and tried with the debutant Unai Simon.
The injuries were another problem for the technician: they were the cases of Thiago Alcantara, the aforementioned Ansu Fati, Sergio Busquets, Jesus Navas Y Rodrigo Moreno, that quickly affected his plans and forced him to make variations.
On the other hand, the selection led by Joachim Low comes from three consecutive draws. Although he does not dazzle, he has a forward that hurts at sheer speed with Gnabry, Werner Y Sané. But he also suffered casualties, such as those of Kimmich and Goretzka (the latter would return to ownership), both from Bayern Munich.
The Selection of Spain would form with: Unai Simon; Sergi Roberto, Sergio Ramos, Pau Torres, Reguilón; Koke, Canales, Mikel Merino, Fabián; Gerard Moreno and Morata.
Germany would go out on the field with New; Ginter, Süle, Koch, Max; Goretzka, Kroos, Gündogan; Sané, Werner y Gnabry.
The match scheduled for this Tuesday in Lucerne at 4:45 p.m. was postponed due to the positive results of the coronavirus tests of several Ukrainian players, announced the federation of this selected team.
The health authorities of the canton of Lucerne decided to quarantine “the entire Ukrainian squad,” according to a statement from the Ukrainian federation, which says it had been notified by UEFA.
Earlier, the Ukrainian Federation had announced that three players, the Atalanta Bergamo midfielder Ruslan Malinovskyi and the Shaktar Donetsk players Sergiy Kryvtsov Y Junior MoraesThey had tested positive at the hotel where they were staying in Switzerland.
On Monday three other players, goalkeeper Dmytro Riznyk, the defender Eduard Sobol and the midfielder Yevgen Makarenko, they had tested positive.
The match is decisive, because it will define who will finish last in the group and will be relegated to League B: Ukraine is currently third with six points, Switzerland fourth with three.
The Ukrainian team had already had four cases of Covid-19 before the 3-1 fall in Germany, last Saturday. And in October, the team had had several positive cases before the friendly against France.
France vs Sweden, at 4:45 p.m. The leader of group 3 (13 units) faces the Nordic team, which is last with 3 points. The roosters They are already classified to the Final Four for having won the direct duel against the Portuguese, who have the mathematical chance of reaching them in points.
Croatia vs Portugal, at 4:45 p.m. Also for group 3, the world runners-up in Russia 2018 will play against the team of Cristiano Ronaldo, current champion of the League of Nations, who is positioned second with 10 points.