LYON, France (AP) — Toni Kroos returned and Florian Wirtz scored the quickest Germany purpose ever as they defeated France…

LYON, France (AP) — Toni Kroos returned and Florian Wirtz scored the quickest Germany purpose ever as they defeated France 2-0 of their pleasant on Saturday.

Kroos, coaxed out of worldwide retirement for the upcoming European Championship, wasted no time with a exact move for Wirtz, who let fly from exterior the penalty space to attain after seven seconds.

The German soccer federation stated it was the quickest purpose ever scored in a nationwide crew recreation. The earlier finest was 9 seconds by Lukas Podolski in a 2013 win over Ecuador.

Kai Havertz made it 2-0 after the break and Antonio Rüdiger produced a late goal-line clearance as the grins returned to the German nationwide crew.

It was Germany’s second consecutive win over France, however solely its third win in 11 video games, giving Julian Nagelsmann’s crew a well timed enhance earlier than Germany hosts Euro 2024 this summer season.

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