It’s likely a mixed legacy Joachim Loew leaves after Euro 2020, but how sour his reign has become in the years following a World Cup triumph could be decided this weekend. Like many of the great leaders, his reign lasted too long and eventually lasted long enough to see his own downfall.

So it was regrettable that Mats Hummels – once abandoned by Löw as part of a non-functioning renovation and recalled this summer – was the architect of the German downfall against France.

It was also unfortunate that the central defender had not yet explained the concept of own goals to his three-year-old son. “He thinks the ball in the net is always right,” Hummels told the picture. “I was told he was celebrating. I’ll have to teach him that. ”

Should Germany lose a second game in a row against Portugal on Saturday, there is no room for dry anecdotes.

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Perhaps it is no sound confirmation of how Cristiano Ronaldo and Co. actually played against Hungary that the striker’s crusade against his own former sponsor Coca-Cola has made the most of the headlines since then, despite the 3-0 win.

That and the fact that the 36-year-old was the first player to take part in five European championships. After his late brace, he’s also taken another step closer to another record as he’s just three goals behind Ali Daei’s all-time international record of 109.

The performance may not have been too convincing, but the result means Portugal can effectively qualify with a win in Munich. France, which is traveling to Budapest to play against Hungary, can do the same. We saw Kylian Mbappe against Germany, even though he wasn’t running at full throttle yet. Paul Pogba’s ping passes were a reminder of the skills of Les Bleus. Hungary’s Probable Wooden Spoons Hungarians have a more than difficult task ahead of them if they are to stop the progress of the world champions.

Poland’s trip to Spain marks the final game of the day with Luis Enrique considering how to fire off La Roja’s attack after being frustrated by a determined Swede. Poland suffered the first real shock of the tournament in the opening game against Slovakia when Robert Lewandowski was undone.

This is how you see Hungary versus France

  • Date: Saturday 19th June.
  • Kick-off time: 14 o’clock [BST].
  • Conference location: Ferenc Puskas Stadium (Hungary).
  • TV channel: BBC One.
  • Live broadcast: Watch the game online using the BBC iPlayer or the iPlayer app.
  • Highlights: Will be shown on BBC One and BBC iPlayer throughout the tournament.

This is how you see Portugal versus Germany

  • Date: Saturday 19th June.
  • Kick-off time: 17 o’clock [BST].
  • Conference location: Allianz Arena (Germany).
  • TV channel: ITV.
  • Live broadcast: Watch the game online through ITV Hub.
  • Highlights: Displayed on ITV Hub every game day.

How to see Spain versus Poland

  • Date: Saturday 19th June.
  • Kick-off time: 8 p.m. [BST].
  • Conference location: La Cartuja Stadium (Spain).
  • TV channel: BBC One
  • Live broadcast: Watch the game online using the BBC iPlayer or the iPlayer app.
  • Highlights: Will be shown on BBC One and BBC iPlayer throughout the tournament.

Team news

If things weren’t difficult enough for Hungary early on, they lost midfielder Daniel Gazdag this week and he won’t play a role in Euro 2020.

Benjamin Pavard is clear to play for France despite the controversy over how to deal with his head injury against Germany.

Before kick-off at 5 p.m., Portugal watched Nuno Mendes, who was training alone due to a hamstring injury. Germany have no new concerns as Matthias Ginter should be ready to go after his substitution against France.

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Poland will be forced to move, with Grzegorz Krychowiak suspended after being sent off to Slovakia. Jakub Moder could be substituted for him. Luis Enrique is still without Sergio Busquets as he is recovering from Covid-19 but any other changes he makes will be of his own accord with Gerard Moreno pushing to replace Alvaro Morata.