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Germany Secures Knockout Spot With 2-0 Victory Over Hungary At Euro Cup 2024

Germany Secures Knockout Spot With 2-0 Victory Over Hungary At Euro Cup 2024

Germany continued their strong start to Euro Cup 2024 with a victory over Hungary, securing their place in the knockout stages. Jamal Musiala, in impressive form, scored midway through the first half with a powerful shot that narrowly missed the post. He received a standing ovation when substituted late in the game.

Hungary disputed Musiala’s goal, claiming a foul before Ilkay Gundogan assisted Musiala. Video assistant referee confirmed the goal despite Hungary’s protests.

Hungary nearly equalized just before halftime, but Roland Sallai’s header was disallowed for offside.

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In the second half, Gundogan extended Germany’s lead with a comfortable finish. Despite Hungary’s occasional threats and solid defense, Germany held on for a hard-earned victory.

Dominik Szoboszlai impressed for Hungary with dangerous set-pieces and close-range efforts, testing Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer several times.

Germany’s performance, though not as fluid as against Scotland, showed creativity and control, earning them six points from two matches in Group A.

Hungary’s hopes are fading after their second defeat, and they face a tough task to progress in the tournament.

Manager Marco Rossi criticized the referee’s decisions but acknowledged Germany’s superiority.

Germany’s focus now shifts to their final group game against Switzerland, aiming to finish top and maintain their momentum in front of passionate home supporters.

Manager Julian Nagelsmann praised the atmosphere and support, emphasizing the team’s desire to win every match and their happiness with the result.

Germany’s success is buoyed by the emergence of Jamal Musiala, whose talent continues to impress, sparking optimism for their tournament prospects.