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Germany coach Hansi Flick has no plans to step down if the four-time world champions crash out of the World Cup early for the second straight event, he mentioned on Wednesday.
Flick, who took over final 12 months after Joachim Loew’s 15 years on the helm, has seen his crew lose their Group E opener to Japan earlier than rescuing a 1-1 draw with Spain due to a late equaliser.
The Germans have been eradicated within the first spherical on the 2018 World Cup, at the moment their earliest exit in over 80 years.
Costa Rica: Navas; Fuller, Duarte, Vargas, Watson, Oviedo; Torres, Borges, Tejeda, Campbell; Contreras
Germany: Neuer; Klostermann, Sule, Rudiger, Raum; Kimmich, Gundogan; Gnabry, Musiala, Sane; Fullkrug
“I can confirm it (I will be staying on) from my side but I have a contract until 2024 and I look forward to the home Euros (in 2024) but it is a long time until then,” he informed a news convention. Germany will host the Euro 2024 event.
The Germans are with their backs to the wall of their final match in opposition to Costa Rica on Thursday, needing a win to have any probability of progressing to the knockout stage.
Victory over Costa Rica, who misplaced 7-0 of their opener to Spain, coupled with a win for Spain in opposition to Japan, would see them by together with the Spaniards.
A draw between Spain and Japan within the different sport, nonetheless, or perhaps a win for the Asians, would take the equation to purpose distinction.
“We want to kill off the game early so as to pile pressure on the other group game,” he mentioned. “They (Costa Rica) will be defensive most likely. We need to do it and we have to have the attitude we showed against Spain.”
Costa Rica have had just one shot on track of their two matches to date however it was sufficient to attain the winner in opposition to Japan.
“When you look at the table Costa Rica have a chance to reach the round of 16. A draw, and a win for Spain, is enough for them to advance,” Flick mentioned. “I expect from Costa Rica a defensive performance as they did it against Japan.”
“We have to find solutions against that.” Depending on the opposite sport’s consequence, qualification might come right down to purpose distinction, with Spain’s large win over the Central Americans giving them the sting.
Scoring extra targets in opposition to Costa Rica than Spain will not be an choice for Flick.
“I think it would show a lack of respect to Costa Rica to talk about scoring eight goals,” he mentioned.
“We will be happy if we win it and that is our aim. We want to try to decide it for us from the start. But to come back from that 7-0 and deliver such a defensive performance against Japan deserves respect.”
As for stress, Flick will not be feeling it though Germany’s event fame is on the road.
“We have the qualification not entirely in our own hands,” he mentioned. “But what is pressure?… I feel no pressure. Not after the game against Japan either. I am convinced we are on a good path.”
Where will the Germany vs Costa Rica World Cup opening match kick-off?
The Germany vs Costa Rica match will kick off on the Al BaytStadium.
When will Germany vs Costa Rica World Cup opening match kick-off?
The Germany vs Costa Rica match will kick-off at 12:30 AM IST on December 2, 2022.
Where are you able to watch the Germany vs Costa Rica match in India?
The Germany vs Costa Rica World Cup opening match shall be telecasted dwell on Sports18 and Sports18 HD. On Android and nicely as iOS, the 2022 FIFA World Cup shall be dwell streamed on JioCinema.
Where are you able to watch the Germany vs Costa Rica match exterior India?
The following record reveals the place you may watch the Germany vs Costa Rica match exterior India:
United States – TV: FOX, Telemundo; Live Stream: fuboTV, Fox Sports app, Telemundo Deportes En Vivo
Canada – TV: CTV, TSN; Live Stream: fuboTV, TSN app
United Kingdom – TV: BBC One; Live Stream: BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport Website
Australia – TV: SBS; Live Stream: SBS On Demand
New Zealand – TV: Sky Sports; Live Stream: Sky Sport
Malaysia – TV: RTM, Astro; Live Stream: Astro Go
Singapore – TV: Mediacorp Channel 5; Live Stream: StarHub TV+, IPTV, Singtel TV
Hong Kong – TV: BeIN Sports, ITV; Live Stream: Now TV, ViuTV
Nigeria – TremendousSport and Showmax Pro.