Ter Stegen In a training with Germany

BEFORE THE LOW OF MANUEL NEUER

Ter Stegen and his great opportunity with Germany in the Nations League

Published:22/09/2022 - 00:37h

Updated:22/09/2022 - 00:43h

Manuel Neuer's loss due to COVID-19 opens the door to Marc-André ter Stegen's ownership with the German team. The FC Barcelona goalkeeper, who has had a great start to the season with Xavi Hernández's men, will seek to win the title

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Previous to the World-wide of Russia 2018, many considered that Marc-André ter Stegen had to be the headline of the arch of the 'Mannschaft' for the tournament in which Germany defended the title obtained in Brazil four years before. However, Joachim Löw bet for keeping to Manuel Neuer in the goal and to the base of the instrument champion of 2014 and finished sacking in first phase of Russia. Now, a new opportunity presents him to the goalkeeper of the FC Barcelona to two months for the beginning of Catar 2022.

Although Neuer keeps in excellent form in the Bayern Munich, the experienced guardameta will not be able to form part of the selection that will close this weekend the phase of groups of the Nations League. The one of Gersenkirchen gave positive by COVID-19 beside his mate Leon Goretzka and was separated of the announcement for the parties in front of Hungary (Friday in Leipzig) and England (Monday in Wembley).

Of this way, Ter Stegen aims to the eleven for both parties and will try to convince to Hansi Flick that his big moment with the Barça is not casualidad and can do charge of the German goal in Catar. From his debut in the selection in 2012, the one of Mönchengladbach has been to the shadow of Neuer and only adds 23 presences with the 'Mannschaft', where has fit 24 goals.

The goalkeeper of 30 years was summoned for the Eurocopa of 2016, the Glass Confederations of 2017 and the World-wide 2018, but remained outside of the final list for the Euro 2020, contested the year gone through the pandemia. From here that the player blaugrana try to take advantage of to the maximum this double international date to recover his place in the selection, at least like acting. In the last Euro, Bernd Leno and Kevin Trapp were the acting of Neuer.

The beginning of the 2022-23, of record for Ter Stegen

If Marc-André attains to keep his fence invicta at least 56 minutes during the party of the next Saturday in front of the Mallorca will surpass his own record of imbatibilidad in LaLiga (500 minutes), achieved in the seasons 2015-16, 2017-18 and 2019-20. For the moment, the German adds 444 minutes without receiving goals in League, being Aleksander Isak the last in converting him (in the goleada 1-4 in front of the Real Sociedad). Of this way, Ter STegen could sign his best start of season since it arrived to the Barça in 2014.

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