Silvia Neid names German Squad to play Russia and Turkey
Mandy Islacker and Lina Magull stand for the first time in the squad of the national women’s team. Germany coach Silvia Neid called the attacker from 1. FFC Frankfurt and the midfielder from SC Freiburg for the two European Championship qualifiers on 22nd October against Russia in Wiesbaden (from 16 clock, live on ZDF) and on 25th October against Turkey in Sandhausen (from 14.15 clock, live on ARD).
Silvia Neid said: “They are both made a positive impression in the Bundesliga, have developed well and now the chance to show us.” Magull led the U-20 Women 2014 captain the title at the World Championships in Canada. While Wolfsburgerin Alexandra Popp does not count in the squad due to a muscle injury in the calf, Babett Peter returns to overcome an adductor problem back into the team.
Envy: “Russia’s strongest opponents of our group”
After the two victories at the start of the European Championship qualifiers against Hungary and Croatia, the DFB want to book the next points on the way to the European Championships in the Netherlands 2017th Neid explained: “Russia we regard as the strongest opponents in our group, especially on the goalkeeper position they have in Elvira Todua an outstanding player Basically I expect from my team always that retrieves them 100 percent of their performance is what we want against the.. Turkey. ”
Apart from Germany, Russia and Turkey are in the European Championship qualifying Group 5 currently Croatia and Hungary. The eight group winners and six best runners-up qualify directly for the final round in 2017, the other two runners dispute between the 17th and 25th October 2016, the play-offs.
Laura Benkarth – SC Freiburg
Almuth Schult – VfL Wolfsburg
Lisa Weiß – SGS Essen
Saskia Bartusiak – 1. FFC Frankfurt
Kristin Demann – 1899 Hoffenheim
Tabea Kemme – 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam
Annike Krahn – Bayer 04 Leverkusen
Leonie Maier – Bayern München
Babett Peter – VfL Wolfsburg
Bianca Schmidt – 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam
Melanie Behringer – Bayern München
Anna Blässe – VfL Wolfsburg
Sara Däbritz – Bayern München
Lena Goeßling – VfL Wolfsburg
Simone Laudehr – 1. FFC Frankfurt
Melanie Leupolz – Bayern München
Lina Magull – SC Freiburg
Pauline Bremer – Olympique Lyon
Mandy Islacker – 1. FFC Frankfurt
Anja Mittag – Paris Saint-Germain
Lena Petermann – SC Freiburg
Source courtesy of: dfb.de
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