Hansi Flick, coach of the German national team, confirmed that the German national team has not reached the stage of perfection yet, despite achieving the full mark with him by achieving 3 victories in 3 matches, the last of which was the victory on Wednesday evening against his Icelandic counterpart 4-0, in the meeting that brought the two teams together. Lawardesvolor Stadium in Iceland, as part of the sixth round of Group X in the European qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
“We got nine points, and that was our goal,” Flick said during his post-match remarks. “The way we play football is a step forward, of course we haven’t reached 100 per cent yet, but you can’t expect that either, I’m still satisfied.”
He added: “Let’s say we had some tricks, or our goal was to win the three games and we did it, let’s give a step forward, the team is not doing well, they are doing the same things the way we imagine.”
He continued: “We added nine points and that was our goal. We took a big step in our way of playing. I am satisfied with the performance.”
Iceland vs Germany
Germany took the lead early in the 4th minute through Serge Gnabry, and Antonio Rudiger added the second scorer at the 24th minute of the match.
In the second half, Leroy Sane boosted the goals of Mannschaft in the 56th minute, before Timo Werner scored the fourth goal in the 88th minute of the match.
The formation of the German national team was as follows: Goalkeepers: Neuer / Defense: Rudiger, Zule, Kerrer, Kimmich / Midfield: Goretzka, Hoffmann, Gundogan / Attack: Leroy Sane, Werner, Gnabry.
With this result, the German team strengthened the table of the tenth group standings with 15 points, combining 5 victories and a loss, while Iceland occupies the fifth and penultimate place with 4 points.
The German national team defeated Armenia 6-0 in the last round, while Iceland drew 2-2 with its guest North Macedonia.