18th November 2020
Germany needed just a draw with Spain to qualify from their Nations League group, but they were resoundingly beaten in Seville.
Ferran Torres scored a hat-trick as Spain secured a place at next 12 months's Nations League Finals with a 6-0 demolition of Germany on Tuesday.
Alvaro Morata, Rodri and Mikel Oyarzabal were additionally at the scoresheet in Seville as Joachim Low suffered the heaviest lack of his 14 years in fee.
Germany needed simplest a factor to relaxed pinnacle spot in Group A4 however determined themselves three-zero down by way of half of-time, Spain turning in their fine overall performance beneath Luis Enrique despite dropping Sergio Ramos and Sergio Canales to hamstring problems.
Morata may want to infrequently accept as true with his success while he turned into allowed a free header at the a ways submit from a deep nook by means of Fabian Ruiz, on as an early replacement for the injured Canales, to open the scoring.
Germany had struggled to get into the game and have been lucky not to be 2-0 down whilst Morata turned in Torres' pass handiest to be denied by using a contentious offside name.
Manuel Neuer, who have become Germany's maximum-capped goalkeeper as he made his 96th appearance, did beautifully to turn Torres' strike across the put up as Spain another time were given in down the right.
However, he could do nothing to forestall Torres smashing a rebound home from six yards after Dani Olmo's header had come backtrack the crossbar.
It became three-zero to an absolutely dominant Spain five mins later as a corner from Koke discovered an unmarked purple shirt, this time within the shape of Rodri, who glanced a outstanding header out of Neuer's reach.
Ramos went off earlier than the spoil after hurting his hamstring while sending a protracted skip forward, however his absence did little to shake Spain from their rhythm.
With Germany pushing for a path returned into the suit, La Roja sprung a counter-assault down the left and Jose Gaya squared for Torres to constant himself and wreck domestic quantity 4.
Torres secured his treble with 19 minutes to play, sweeping a low shot beyond a helpless Neuer as Spain all over again reduce the travelling defence to ribbons, and Oyarzabal turned into gifted an easy finish while Gaya prodded the ball into his route.