When he met DFB star Leon Goretzka in the neck in the World Cup qualifying match, the audience caught their breath. Now the Liechtensteiner Jens Hofer has spoken about his action and a meeting with Goretzka in the cabin.
Jens Hofer met the German national player Leon Goretzka in the World Cup qualifier of the DFB-Elf against Liechtenstein in the neck. For the bad foul he saw the red card. The reconciliation of the two professionals took place on the pitch.
In an interview with Sky, the Liechtensteiner announced how shocked he was and that he was trembling. He also added: “I apologized several times. After the break I was briefly in the dressing room, we talked briefly and said goodbye on the positive side. I got to know him a little and I am very happy that he is better . ”
Goretzka later gave the all-clear via the Instagram platform and wrote: “Everything is fine with me.” However, the Bayern star is not there for the last international match of the year against Armenia (November 14th at 6 p.m. in the t-online live ticker).
Goretzka is absent due to a head and neck contusion, and Julian Draxler will not be there because of a muscle injury. Captain Manuel Neuer and Marco Reus are spared for reasons of load control.
In addition to Niklas Süle, who is infected with Corona, four other players around Joshua Kimmich are not there because they were sent to quarantine as contact persons. On Saturday afternoon, the German national team flies to Yerevan with national coach Hansi Flick.