The first matches of the penultimate day of the Nations League were played on Saturday evening.
LFrance qualified for the Nations League finals by beating defending champion Cristiano Ronaldo 1-0 Portugal with a second-half goal from N’Golo Kanté on Saturday in Lisbon.
Three days after their surprise friendly defeat against Finland (2-0), the world champions marked the spirits with their mastery and gained ascendancy over the reigning European champions before their reunion in the first round of the next Euro in June 2021.
With a brace from Timo Werner, Germany beat Ukraine 3-1 in the League of Nations on Saturday in Leipzig, and took first place in Group 4 of League A, ahead of Spain held to a 1-1 draw in Switzerland. .
This victory definitely ensures that the Mannschaft will remain in the League A of Nations, and Joachim Löw’s men will only need a draw on Tuesday in Seville against La Roja to secure first place in the group and qualify for the Final-4 next fall.
Spain snatched the draw against Switzerland on Saturday (1-1) in Basel during the 5th day of the Nations League, after a crazy match marked by two failed penalties by Sergio Ramos, which revives the suspense in the group D.
The Spaniards, who have a third game without a win, give up first place in the group to Germany, which they will have to beat on Tuesday to snatch their ticket for the finals in October 2021.