England expects? Facing Germany again sets nerves jangling

Gareth Southgate’s team have looked strong but any game with Tuesday’s Euro 2020 opponents brings up past heartaches

It is a fixture rich in history, controversy, tears and trauma and at 5pm on Tuesday will cause a nation to stop and brace themselves to go through it all over again. England v Germany is upon us and, make no mistake, it matters.

Hence the nerves that have been shredded since last Wednesday, when Germany’s 2-2 draw with Hungary in Munich confirmed them as England’s opponents in the last-16 of the European Championship. Joachim Löw’s side are far from the force that won the World Cup seven years ago but they are still Germany and for a generation of England fans that automatically leads to a sense of dread.

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from The Guardian https://ift.tt/2U8Wj0T
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