Germany 3-3 Switzerland: Chelsea’s Timo Werner and Kai Havertz score in entertaining draw
Kai Havertz and Timo Werner both scored in Germany’s entertaining draw with Switzerland in the Nations League.
The Chelsea duo linked up expertly to salvage a point for Germany in a game they had trailed for long periods.
Bayern Munich’s Serge Gnabry scored the final equaliser for the home side with a sensational backheeled shot.
Switzerland had squandered a two-goal lead and finished the game with 10 men, but took a deserved point.
Chelsea boss Frank Lampard will have watched with interest as Antonio Rudiger also featured for the 2014 World Cup winners.
It was a momentous night for midfielder Toni Kroos who earned his 100th cap for Germany, becoming only the 12th player to do so.
Despite allowing 300 fans into the stadium for their friendly against Turkey last week, no fans were present at the RheinEnergieStadion due to a rise in local coronavirus cases.
Switzerland needed a win to avoid the prospect of being relegated to group B, they now sit at the bottom of the table with two points.
Germany will face Ukraine in the next round of matches in November, with both teams level on six points in group A4, after
- 4GinterSubstituted forCanat 77′minutes
- 16RüdigerBooked at 90mins
- 19GosensBooked at 36minsSubstituted forHalstenbergat 57′minutes
- 8KroosBooked at 65mins
- 21HavertzSubstituted forDraxlerat 77′minutes
- 22SchärBooked at 90mins
- 14ZuberSubstituted forFernandesat 66′minutes
- 8FreulerSubstituted forBenitoat 85′minutes
- 10XhakaBooked at 51mins
- 23ShaqiriSubstituted forSowat 66′minutes
- 19GavranovicBooked at 50minsSubstituted forMehmediat 75′minutes
- 9SeferovicSubstituted forIttenat 85′minutes
Match ends, Germany 3, Switzerland 3.
Second Half ends, Germany 3, Switzerland 3.
Antonio Rüdiger (Germany) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Antonio Rüdiger (Germany).
Nico Elvedi (Switzerland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Second yellow card to Fabian Schär (Switzerland) for a bad foul.
Julian Draxler (Germany) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Fabian Schär (Switzerland).
Attempt missed. Admir Mehmedi (Switzerland) header from a difficult angle on the right is close, but misses to the right.
Marcel Halstenberg (Germany) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Cedric Itten (Switzerland).
Substitution, Switzerland. Loris Benito replaces Remo Freuler.
Substitution, Switzerland. Cedric Itten replaces Haris Seferovic.
Attempt missed. Haris Seferovic (Switzerland) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Silvan Widmer.
Foul by Emre Can (Germany).
Haris Seferovic (Switzerland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Lukas Klostermann (Germany).
Remo Freuler (Switzerland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Julian Draxler (Germany) hits the right post with a right footed shot from the right side of the box. Assisted by Serge Gnabry.
Hand ball by Serge Gnabry (Germany).