National Team | Special trip: U21 travels with anticipation for Israel

Germany’s U21 national team will also deal with history in their outward trip to Israel and make a Holocaust witness.

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“Israel is a special journey, already due to history,” said coach Antonio di Salvo after the 4-0 (3: 0) victory in the EM qualifying match against Latvia in Aachen. “Experiencing Israel to absorb the story, that’s very interesting. We will also meet with a contemporary witness, which will be super interesting for the team.”

The offspring footballers want to meet the Holocaust surviving ZVI Cohen around their away game on Tuesday (17:00 pm / ProSieben Maxx) in Israel and exchange them with him. Despite the Corona pandemic, di Salvo and his team want to take as much as possible from the journey and the country. “If you have the opportunity to get to know such a country, then that’s fun,” said the coach. On Saturday, the team flies to Tel Aviv.

Also Experiencing Israely, the journey for the German young selection is important. Through the 4-0 against Latvia, the team with two points ahead of Israel once again adopted the spreadsheet in their group in the EM qualification, a win would be tremendous for the desired direct EM ticket as a group winner.

“The group constellation is very tight and we know that we have to tackle every game highly concentrated,” said Di Salvo. “But we will regenerate well and want to win this game.”