Germany 4-0 Belarus: Toni Kroos at the double as Joachim Low’s side seal Euro 2020 qualification
- Germany sealed their place at Euro 2020 with a resounding win over Belarus
- Matthias Ginter and Leon Goretzka got on scoresheet before Toni Kroos’ double
- The result leaves Germany two points clear of Belarus at the top of Group C
Defender Matthias Ginter scored one goal and was involved in two more as Germany comfortably saw off Belarus 4-0 on Saturday.
Joachim Low’s side clinched their place at Euro 2020 with the result as they were helped by Northern Ireland’s 0-0 draw with the Netherlands.
Ginter broke the deadlock in the 41st minute with a clever back-heel.
Toni Kroos scored two goals as Germany beat Belarus 4-0 to seal their place at Euro 2020
Matthias Ginter gave Germany the lead with the opener shortly before half-time
He then provided a dummy which allow Leon Goreztka to score the second and the pass for Toni Kroos to add the third.
Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer saved a penalty from Igor Stasevich in the 75th minute and Kroos added a fourth.
Group C leaders Germany, with 18 points, qualified with one match to spare along with the Dutch, who are two points behind.
Northern Ireland are on 13 with one match each to play.
Belarus could still qualify through the Nations League playoffs in March.
Leon Goretzka then made it 2-0 after the break before Kroos added gloss to the scoreline