Joachim Loew Defiant As Antoine Griezmann Double Sinks 'Very Good' Germany

Joachim Loew Defiant As Antoine Griezmann Double Sinks 'Very Good' Germany

Antoine Griezmann scored twice in the second half as the world champions France came from behind to beat Germany 2-1 in their Nations League match and increase the pressure on Joachim Löw.

The defeat marks the end of another frustrating global period for Low, who saw Germany crash out of the World Cup at the group stages in the summer.

Despite the potential to threaten with Kylian Mbappe's pace, France offered little in attack during the first half and deservedly trailed at the interval thanks to Toni Kroos' spot-kick.

France top the League A Group 1 standings with seven points from three games above the Netherlands on three from two and Germany with one.

Kroos stepped up to slot the resulting penalty to Hugo Lloris's left, but the France skipper will feel that he could have tipped the ball past the post.

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Germany immediately threatened a second as Sane burst clear on the halfway line, but his pass for Timo Werner was pushed away from the RB Leipzig striker by an outstretched Lloris.

France, though, regrouped following the restart, as Griezmann equalised just after the hour with a well-taken looping header.

Mbappe had another great chance go begging just after break when he poked a right-footed shot wide of Manuel Neuer's goal after getting in behind the German defence.

The equaliser then came in the 62nd minute, as left-back Lucas Hernandez found the head of club teammates Griezmann, who did ever so well to direct the ball into the far corner.

But France were awarded a penalty of their own 10 minutes from time when Paul Pogba slipped in Blaise Matuidi, the Juventus midfielder upended by Mats Hummels as he tried to round Neuer. Griezmann, however, made no mistake from the spot.

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