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We cannot allow that to happen - Ilkay Gundogan

Thu 01 April 2021 | 3:34

Leading Manchester City midfielder İlkay Gündoğan expressed disappointment with the shocking 2-1 defeat to Northern Macedonia and stressed that such things could not be allowed.


tied the game in the second half, but in the 85th minute, Eljif Elmas scored Macedonia's winning goal against the 2014 World Cup champions.


We cannot allow that to happen

," Gundogan has told the

German national team's official website


"North Macedonia were more or less in our box twice and we made it easy for them. We tried to work chances, but we only managed to score once. The way we conceded both goals was poor."

Germany head coach Joachim Low was also disappointed with the result, adding:

"We're thoroughly disappointed. We simply looked too tired today. There wasn't an energy about our play and we made too many mistakes going forward


"When we moved the ball around quickly, we looked dangerous. Our opponents sat deep and we couldn't find a way to break them down. All in all, it was disappointing."

Germany will have a tough group this summer's Euro 2020, and will face Portugal, France and Hungary in June.



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