BERLIN (AP) — Germany remains a work in progress under new coach Hansi Flick, amid signs he can turn it into a title contender at next year’s World Cup.
Flick’s team became the first to qualify for the tournament in Qatar after a 4-0 win in North Macedonia on Monday.
SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Germany is the first country to qualify for the 2022 World Cup after booking its place on Monday with an error-strewn 4-0 win in North Macedonia.
Kai Havertz broke the deadlock in the 50th minute before Chelsea clubmate Timo Werner’s quickfire double helped Germany atone for its surprise 2-1 loss to North Macedonia in Duisburg in March – the only blip in an otherwise perfect qualifying campaign with seven wins from eight games in Europe Group J.
REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Germany took another step toward World Cup qualification and showed signs of further progress under new coach Hansi Flick with a 4-0 win in Iceland on Wednesday.
Serge Gnabry, Antonio Rüdiger, Leroy Sané and Timo Werner scored for Germany to take control of Group J and ensure Flick’s record is three wins from three games since taking over from Joachim Löw.
ST. GALLEN, Switzerland (AP) — Germany showed little sign of a fresh start under new coach Hansi Flick as it labored to a 2-0 win over Liechtenstein in their World Cup qualifier on Thursday.
Goals in each half from Timo Werner and Leroy Sané gave Germany its third win in four qualifying games in Group J, but there were few highlights in its first match under Flick, who has been charged with revitalizing the team after 15 years under his predecessor Joachim Löw.
SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Six drivers from the all-female W Series needed medical checks Friday, with two taken to hospital for further assessment, following a heavy crash during a qualifying session on the Spa-Francorchamps track in Belgium.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President Joe Biden is nominating two major Democratic donors to serve as ambassadors to Argentina and Switzerland.
The White House announced Friday that Biden has picked LGBT rights activist and philanthropist Scott Miller to serve as his administration's envoy to Bern and trial lawyer Marc Stanley to serve in Buenos Aires.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway and two other non-EU European nations on Friday reached a trade deal with Britain following the country's departure from the bloc last year.
Britain is Norway's largest trading partner outside the bloc.
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union unveiled plans Wednesday to revamp Europe’s ID check-free travel area after national coronavirus restrictions placed new strains on tourism, travel and business throughout the bloc over the last year.
BUCHAREST (AP) — Romanian police will investigate a possible poaching case involving an Austrian prince who is reported to have “wrongly” killed a massive male bear in a trophy hunt on a visit to the country’s Carpathian Mountains in March, authorities said Wednesday...