Germany confirm injured Toni Kroos to miss next two Euro 2020 qualifiers

first_img Reuters BerlinMay 22, 2019UPDATED: May 22, 2019 16:58 IST Real Madrid playmaker Kroos did not make Joachim Loew’s 22-man list (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSGermany got relegated after suffering first round exit at World Cup 2018Germany visit Belarus on June 8 before hosting Estonia three days laterNorthern Ireland lead Group C with six points ahead of GermanyGermany will be without injured midfielder Toni Kroos and goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen for next month’s Euro 2020 qualifiers while recovering first-choice keeper Manuel Neuer was provisionally included in the squad on Wednesday.Real Madrid playmaker Kroos did not make Joachim Loew’s 22-man list for the Group C games against Belarus and Estonia due to a muscle injury, the team said.Neuer, who missed German champions Bayern Munich’s final Bundesliga matches of the season with a calf muscle problem, is still working to recover from his injury for the matches.Barcelona’s Ter Stegen, who has been challenging Neuer for the starting spot, will be missing with a knee problem.Germany, who suffered a shock first round exit at last year’s World Cup and were relegated from their section in the inaugural Nations League competition, visit Belarus on June 8 before hosting Estonia three days later.Northern Ireland lead Group C with six points ahead of Germany and the Netherlands on three after the Germans, who have a game in hand, beat the Dutch 3-2 away in their opening game.Estonia and Belarus have yet to earn a point.Also Read | Toni Kroos extends contract with Real Madrid till 2023Also Watch:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byrohan sen Tags :Follow GermanyFollow Toni KroosFollow Euro 2020Follow EstoniaFollow Marc-Andre ter Stegen Germany confirm injured Toni Kroos to miss next two Euro 2020 qualifiersToni Kroos signed his contract extension with Real Madrid till 2023. Barcelona shot stopper Marc-Andre ter Stegen will also miss Euro 2020 qualifiers due to injury.advertisement Nextlast_img

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