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U21 Euro: Max Meyer leads Germany to an opening win

Germany played their opening group-stage game in the U21 European Championship in Poland on Sunday, and claimed all three points. Stefan Kuntz’s claimed a 2-0 win in their first game of their campaign.

Max Meyer not only put in a great shift in general, but he also scored the go-ahead goal on the 44th minute mark. The second goal was scored by new Bayern München addition Serge Gnabry (50’).

The Schalke midfielder, who played the full 90 minutes, curled the ball inside the far post from the left-side of the box. Germany were a bit quieter after going 2-0 up thanks to Gnabry’s strike, although striker Davie Selke’s penalty was parried in the closing stages of the game. Thilo Kehrer and Felix Platte remained on the bench.

Germany’s second group-stage game comes on Wednesday (21/6 20:45 CEST) against Denmark in Krakow. In the European Championship, only the group winners and the best second-placed team are able to progress into the semi-final. 

Germany played their opening group-stage game in the U21 European Championship in Poland on Sunday, and claimed all three points. Stefan Kuntz’s claimed a 2-0 win in their first game of their campaign.