What an entertaining game of football that was, especially for a friendly match! Germany were the better side over the 90 minutes, but they were given a real test by Peru. The South Americans have to be one of the most enthralling teams to watch in the international game.
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Germany - Peru
International friendlies - 9 September 2018
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- End of 2nd Half
FULL TIME: Germany 2-1 Peru
Peru have contributed massively to the occassion, but on the whole Germany have been the better team. They probably just about deserve the victory, on the balance of things.
Is there one last chance left in this game for Peru? They have been excellent this evening and will rue a couple of missed opportunities at the start of the second half.
Four minutes of stoppage time to be played at the end of the match.
- OffTimo WernerGermany
- OnKai HavertzGermany
It's another debut and Haverts comes on for Germany.
- OffRaúl RuidíazPeru
- OnSergio PeñaPeru
A change for Peru now. It's Pena who comes on for the final few minutes.
- GoalNico SchulzGermany
GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAL! Germany 2 (85 mins - Nico Schulz) Peru 1. It's a goal for the debutant, but it came as a result of a mistake by Gallese! He allowed the rather weak shot from Schulz to squirm through his hands. The Peruvian goalkeeper really should have dealt with that.
- OffIlkay GündoganGermany
- OnThomas MüllerGermany
It's actually Gundogan who comes off to be replaced by Muller.
Muller is standing down on the touchline and you just wonder if the Bayern Munich attacker might be coming on for Draxler after that injury. The change will be made soon.
DRAXLER OVER! He's at the centre of everything at the moment. This time he has a shot on goal from the edge of the Peruvian penalty area, but leans back and scoops it over.
Hmmmm actually, Draxler does seem to be struggling a bit since coming back on. It wouldn't be much of a surprise if Low decides to take off the Paris Saint-Germain player.
DRAXLER IS DOWN! The Germany winger has taken a sore one in a challenge from Farfan and is now receiving some treatment. It doesn't look serious, though, and he will continue.
However, Peru are still causing problems on the counter attack. The South Americans are so fun to watch. This is how they played at the World Cup during the summer as well.
Germany are cranking up the pressure in an effort to find a winner here. They drew at home to France earlier in the week. Two results that won't appease many supporters.
PETERSEN WIDE! Gallese got away with one there. He came off his line to punch, got caught and then Petersen could only scuff a volley wide of the far post. That was close.
- Yellow cardLuis AdvínculaPeru
Advincula sees yellow for trying to stop Germany from taking a quick freekick.
- OffMatthias GinterGermany
- OnThilo KehrerGermany
Germany are ringing the changes now, with Kehrer coming on.
- OffJulian BrandtGermany
- OnNils PetersenGermany
Petersen is the latest player to be thrown on by Low. 20 minutes left to play.
That was a wasted chance for Germany. The diagonal pass from Kroos was wonderful, but Brandt overcooks his pass to Ginter on the overlap and Peru will have a goal kick.
Schulz has had a mixed night on his debut for Germany. He's playing on the ground of his club side Hoffenheim, but has looked somewhat uncomfortable when forced to defend.
- OffEdison FloresPeru
- OnMarcos LópezPeru
Lopez comes on for his Peru debut. He'll get the final 25 minutes of this match.
- OffMarco ReusGermany
- OnJulian DraxlerGermany
Should be noted that Draxler actually came on at the half time break. Sorry, missed that one at the time.
RUIDIAZ FROM DISTANCE! Rudiger gets caught under a long ball, giving possession to Ruidiaz 30 yards out. But Ter Stegen watches the shot all the way and makes the save.
Both teams have created opportunities at the start of this second half. It really could be about 3-3 by this stage. Both Germany and Peru have been wasteful in front of goal.
What a game this has been so far. Peru have been so fun to watch. Normally international friendlies can be a little mundane, but not this one. This has been fantastic.
FARFAN... HE'S MISSED! That looked for all the world like a second Peruvian goal. Advincula played a wonderful ball to Farfan, who was clean through. But he shoots over!
Now it's Yotun with the shot on the German goal! The Orlando City attacker looked set to test Ter Stegen, but the deflection was made and Peru have a corner kick, which is cleared.
SCOOPED OVER! Germany come flying forward on the counter attack, with Werner played through. But while he lifted his shot over Gallese, he also lifted it over the crossbar.
FARFAN COMES CLOSE! Peru are really knocking at the door here. They have started the second half well. Ter Stegen was forced to make a double diving save from Farfan there.
RUIDIAZ OVER! Oh what a chance that was for Peru to regain the lead! The low cross was played in for Ruidiaz, who scoops a finish over the bar from about 10 yards out.
- OffJérôme BoatengGermany
- OnAntonio RüdigerGermany
Low has made a change at the break with Rudiger coming on for the hosts.
- 2nd Half
The second half is under way! It's 1-1 between Germany and Peru.
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- End of 1st Half
HALF TIME: Germany 1-1 Peru. What an entertaining 45 minutes of football. Peru have more than contributed to the occasion so far. Germany have created much more, though.
Peru have had to sit back for the majority of this match, and they have made mistakes at the back, but on the attack they look dangerous and are causing Germany problems.
YOTUN GETS THE SHOT AWAY! Ter Stegen is called into action to make the save from Yotun, who got the shot away on goal from the edge of the Germany penalty area.
Despite the fact they are currently being held, Low will surely be quite pleased with how his team has played this first half. They have created so many scoring opportunities.
ANOTHER GALLESE SAVE! Germany are presented with another great chance and once again Gallese makes the save to deny them. This time it was Gundogan with the shot.
SNAPSHOT! Werner was played down the channel and takes the shot early to try and take Gallese by surprise. But the Peru keeper rushes out to make the save from the striker.
GOOOOOOOOO... NO! The flag was up. Werner rounds Gallese in the Peruvian goal and slots into the empty net. But the RB Leipzig striker was in an offside position when the ball was played.
DIVING IN! That could have been a penalty kick. Schulz dived in on the slide tackle to try and stop Advincula. The Peruvian stays on his feet when he could have gone to ground.
Talking of Sane, his return to Manchester City from the Germany camp this week has caused headlines. The winger has now been called out by both club and country this season.
Of course, Brandt was the player who was included in the Germany squad for the World Cup ahead of Sane. The Bayer Leverkusen man has a bright future for the national team.
Peru have taken some risks at the back and they took one too many in the build up to that equalising goal from Germany. That's what you get from the South Americans. Classic Peru, this game.
- GoalJulian BrandtGermany
GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAL! Germany 1 (25 mins - Julian Brandt) Peru 1. Germany weren't behind for long! Peru conceded possession near the corner flag, with Brandt played through. His chip beat Gallese, who rushed off his line, and the Peru defenders couldn't clear off the line in time.
Peru had scored just three times in their last five matches coming into tonight's game, but they took their chance well when it came there. Ter Stegen might have done better.
- GoalLuis AdvínculaPeru
GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAL! Germany 0 Peru 1 (21 mins - Luis Advincula). What a fantastic goal and Peru have the lead! Advincula picked up the ball and surged into the Germany box, lashing home a finish at the near post! What a moment for the South Americans!
WERNER WIDE! That's another golden opportunity for Germany to take the lead. Peru conceded possession cheaply, with Reus rolling the ball into Werner. But he scuffs his shot wide.
What we have seen from Peru in these opening 15 minutes is pretty reflective of what we saw from them at the World Cup. They look good, but struggling to create anything.
Peru have been impressive in these opening stages of the match, but Ter Stegen has only had to face one tame shot. The Barcelona keeper might be in for a quiet night.
Peru are looking to break at pace on Germany, but this time it's Kroos who gets back to win the ball from Farfan just as the South Americans were crossing the halfway line.
Peru aren't the tallest team, but that last chance for Germany had nothing to do with height. Their marking from the corner kick was dreadful. Really and truly dreadful.
FREE HEADER! That should have been the opener for Germany. Ginter had all the time and space in the world six yards out from a corner kick. But he heads straight at Gallese!
The pressing game from the South Americans has been very impressive. You get the feeling that Peru don't really know how to play any other way. This is just what they do.
In fact, it's actually Peru who are controlling the ball at the moment. Germany are the ones who are having to stand off the South Americans, who look extremely confident early on.
This might just be an international friendly, but this has been a very open and entertaining affair in the opening exchanges. Peru aren't going to sit back. They will attack.
Of course, it's been a difficult period for Germany since the World Cup. The Ozil saga has dominated the agenda in the German game for the past few weeks and months.
REUS WAS THROUGH! That probably should have been the opening goal for Germany. Reus was played through, but Gallese came off his line to make the save at the attacker's feet.
FIRST SHOT! Aquino gets the first effort away on goal, but Ter Stegen didn't have much to worry about there. Peru will be pleased with how they have played in the opening minutes.
- 1st Half
The match is under way! It's Germany against Peru in this international friendly.
Okay, here we go...
Now time for the pre match team pictures. Not long until we get under way.
Strong renditions of the national anthem from both teams. Quite a few Peruvians at the ground!
Looks like a pretty packed crowd in Sinsheim for this one!
The two teams are in the tunnel about to emerge on to the pitch.
Opportunity! Ter Stegen has been handed the number one shirt by Low for tonight's game against Peru. Many believed that he should have been Germany's keeper at the World Cup.
Neutral's favourite! Peru were one of the most entertaining teams at the World Cup. However, they struggled to make their dominance of the ball count on the scoreboard.
Germany drew against France in their opening Nations League game on Thursday. Low's side are still struggling after the World Cup. This game should help them find their stride again.
I'm Graham Ruthven and you can catch me on Twitter ahead of the match to let me know your thoughts. Are Germany in a bit of a rut at the moment after the World Cup? Tweet me!
TEAM NEWS: Germany - Ter Stegen, Ginter, Boateng, Sule, Schulz, Kimmich, Gundogan, Kroos, Brandt, Reus, Werner. /// Peru - Gallese, Advincula, Araujo, Santa Maria, Trauco, Aquino, Yotun, Flores, Cueva, Farfan, Ruidiaz.
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