In match North Macedonia vs Germany at Tose Proeski National Arena, Tuesday (12/10/2021) early morning WIB, the visitors appeared dominant in the first round. However, no goals were created until halftime.
Germany just broke the deadlock in the 50th minute. Starting from a counter-attack, Serge Gnabry sent a through ball to Thomas Mueller who escaped the offside trap. Mueller then passed to Kai Havertz who finished it into a goal.
Timo Werner then doubled Germany’s lead in the 70th minute. Receiving the ball from Mueller, Werner then fired a powerful right footed shot into the North Macedonia goal.
Three minutes later, Werner scored his second to send Germany further away. The Chelsea striker was on the left side of the penalty box and curled a right-footed shot that headed towards the far post.
Jamal Musiala’s goal in the 83rd minute solidified Germany’s victory. Musiala was able to beat the North Macedonian goalkeeper with a right footed shot despite being under pressure from two North Macedonian defenders.
Thanks to this victory, Germany has now collected 21 points from eight matches in Group J. With two matches remaining, Die Mannschaft certainly cannot be overtaken by Romania, who is in second place with 13 points.
Thus, Germany is certain to qualify for the 2022 World Cup. Germany is the first country to qualify for the finals with host Qatar.
Macedonia Macedonia: Stole Dimitrievski; Ezgjan Alioski, Darko Velkoski, Visar Musliu, Stefan Ristovski (Askovski 77 ‘); Tihomir Kostadinov (Ristevski 77 ‘), Arijan Ademi (Spirovski 29’), Boban Nikolov (Rakip 58 ‘); Eljif Elmas, Darko Churlinov; Adis Jahovic (Miovski 58 ‘)
Jerman: Manuel Neuer; Lukas Klostermann, Niklas Sule, Thilo Kehrer, David Raum; Joshua Kimmich, Leon Goretzka; Thomas Muller (Neuhaus 79 ‘), Serge Gnabry (Hofmann 74’), Kai Havertz, Timo Werner (Musiala 74 ‘)