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Joachim Low: The victory is well deserved

Sun 20 June 2021 | 3:43

Germany boss is delighted with the victory over Portugal but insists it doesn’t ‘initiate’ anything.


, who had a disappointing start to the competition and lost to France in their Euro 2020 opener, managed to defeat


4-2 yesterday with a superb performance against the defending champions.

Asked whether this victory can be a message to Die Mannschaft’s rivals in the tournament, Germany boss

Joachim Low


“It doesn’t have anything to do with initiating something.

“It gives you some satisfaction but we never had any doubts after losing to the world champions, we knew we could do better.

“At a tournament you know how it goes, step by step. The next step will be Hungary, which will be hard as they park the bus in defense.

“Overall it was a strong performance against a technically good Portuguese team who were strong on the counter-attack.

“Especially after going behind we showed a great team spirit, we didn’t lose control, we were dynamic and energetic, created a lot of opportunities.

“We managed to be a threat to the defense and overall this victory is well deserved.”

source: SportMob