FILE PHOTO: Soccer Soccer – Euro 2020 – Group F – Portugal v Germany – Soccer Enviornment Munich, Munich, Germany – June 19, 2021 Germany’s Robin Gosens celebrates scoring their fourth purpose Pool through REUTERS/Alexander Hassenstein
June 20, 2021
MUNICH (Reuters) – Germany coach Joachim Loew praised Robin Gosens for his dominant show in Saturday’s 4-2 Euro 2020 win over Portugal, saying he knew very early within the left again’s time with the nationwide group that he had all of the qualities to succeed.
Atalanta defender Gosens, who has performed his skilled profession exterior Germany and has unusually not come in a foreign country’s youth system, gained his first cap in September in a Nations League match in opposition to Spain.
The 26-year-old excelled in his ninth sport for the nation on Saturday, inflicting issues for the Portugal defence together with his blistering tempo and energy as he arrange two objectives and scored one other within the Group F conflict.
“We scouted him a few years in the past and he managed to adapt actual fast and combine very properly into the group,” Loew instructed a information convention.
“After the primary match that he performed with us, he had no issues… he communicates loads with all the opposite gamers. So it was clear after the primary match that he can be with us.”
Loew mentioned he was notably impressed with the participant’s self-discipline and communication expertise on the pitch.
“As a persona, as a personality, we charge him very extremely as a result of he’s very open minded, energetic in speaking. He has a great relationship with all of the gamers,” Loew added.
“He’s actually clear in his head. He’s like how he performs on the pitch: very strict, direct, places in loads of dedication. That’s the way in which he fights.
“These are issues which might be vital to him.”
Germany, who have been overwhelmed by world champions France of their opener, will tackle Hungary in Munich on Wednesday.
(Reporting by Shrivathsa Sridhar in Bengaluru)