Euro 2016 Northern Ireland vs Germany : 5 Key Players to watch out for

Siddharth Nair
|Published 21/06/2016

Players to watch out for in Euro 2016 Northern Ireland vs Germany

Manuel Neuer

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Manual Neuer is a crucial component of this German team. Blessed with great agility and reflexes, Neuer will prove to be a tough keeper to get past for the Irish attack. With the likes of Will Griggs and company shooting on sight, Neuer will try his best to to thwart their efforts on goal.

Mesut Ozil

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One of the many superstars in the German team, Ozil has lived up to his promise so far in France. He has played well in both games so far and will try and create some more opportunities for his team. How he will fare will give a good idea how the match will pan out for Germany.

Will Griggs

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The man who will be looking to provide the goals for this Northern Ireland team, Will Griggs will be looking to get one past the world champions early in the match. With Northern Ireland desperately looking for goals, Griggs and his team mates will be trying to past the Welsh defense at every opportunity.

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Toni Kroos

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After a promising display against Ukraine, Toni Kroos proved a masterful performance against Poland. His calmness under pressure was one of many attributes in an eye catching display against the rigid Polish team. His displays will go on to have a big say in what Germany can accomplish against Russia. A strong showing in this match will go a long way in ensuring his team progresses through to the last 16.

Mario Gotze

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This little magician is nor having the best of Euros but his quality is undeniable. Germany would expect him to deliver sooner rather than later. Mario Gotze should be looking to score more goals for Germany if they need to progress further in this competition.


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