Germany made their first win in 2020 through their 2-1 win over Ukraine in UEFA Nations League. The was watched by about 20,000 fans in the Kyiv’s Olympic Stadium.
Germany head coach Joachim Low and his team had not won any of their six fixtures in the competition prior to Saturday’s Group A4 match. They took over the lead in the first 20 minutes of the game when Matthias Ginter stabbed in before Leon Goretzka headed home after an error by goalkeeper Georgiy Bushchan to make it 2-0 on 49 minutes.
A Ruslan Malinovskyi in the 77th-minute penalty set up a tense finale but Germany held on. Germany, who had not won a game in their inaugural Nations League campaign two years ago, now have five points from three games and are in the second place position in the 2020-21 edition of the competition.
Many fans were not allowed to come into the stadium to watch the game only local health authorities allowed the 70,000-capacity Olympic Stadium to be filled by up to 30%.
And in the group other game Spain had a tough last night, they played Switzerland and were lucky to secure a 1-0 win in the game to secure their second win.
Mikel Oyarzabal’s first-half 14th-minute strike was enough to seal the win for the Spaniards who top the group on seven points.