Germany data first aggressive victory towards Italy, Hungary thrashes England in UEFA Nations League

Germany records first competitive victory against Italy, Hungary thrashes England in UEFA Nations League

The result in Mönchengladbach ended a run of four consecutive draws for Germany and saw Hansi Flick’s side move second in Group A3 of UEFA’s biennial European football competition now in its third edition.

Joshua Kimmich opened the scoring from inside the box for Germany after 10 minutes, before Ilkay Gündogan added a second from the penalty spot on the stroke of halftime.

Thomas Müller made it 3-0 five minutes into the second half, before two goals in less than two minutes from Timo Werner — the second of which came after a mix-up in the Italian defense — took the game further out of reach for Italy.

Wilfried Gnonto pulled one back from close range when Manuel Neuer’s save was pushed into his path — the 18-year-old’s first goal for Italy — while Alessandro Bastoni’s near-post header from a corner proved a late consolation goal.

The result means Flick is yet to suffer a defeat after 13 games as Germany coach with his side recording a historic first victory against Italy on…