Germany national under-21 football team

national association football team

The Germany national under-21 football team are the under-21s of Germany. It is currently controlled by the DFB.

Germany Under-21
AssociationDeutscher Fußball-Bund
Head coachStefan Kuntz
CaptainArne Maier
Most capsFabian Ernst (31)
Top scorerPierre Littbarski (18)
First colours
Second colours
First international
U-23:
Germany West Germany 3–3 Yugoslavia Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
(Frankfurt, West Germany; 25 June 1955)
U-21:
Poland Poland 1–0 West Germany Germany
(Toruń, Poland; 10 October 1979)
Biggest win
U-23:
Germany West Germany 3–0 Turkey Turkey
(Augsburg, West Germany; 24 April 1971)
U-21:
San Marino San Marino 0–11 Germany Germany
(Serravalle, San Marino; 17 November 2009)
Biggest defeat
U-23:
Soviet Union Soviet Union 3–1 West Germany Germany
(Yerevan, Soviet Union; 29 April 1972)
U-21:
Portugal Portugal 5–0 Germany Germany
(Olomouc, Czech Republic; 27 June 2015)
UEFA U-21 Championship
Appearances11 (first in 1982)
Best resultWinners (2009, 2017)

Competition recordsEdit

Competing as West GermanyEdit

UEFA U-23 Championship record
Year Progress
1972 Quarterfinals
1974 Did not qualify
1976 Did not enter
UEFA U-21 Championship record
Year Progress
1978 Did not enter
1980 Did not enter
1982 Final
1984 Did not qualify
1986 Did not qualify
1988 Did not qualify
1990 Quarterfinals

Competing as GermanyEdit

UEFA U-21 Championship record
Year Progress
1992 Quarterfinals
  1994 Did not qualify
  1996 Quarterfinals
  1998 Quarterfinals
  2000 Did not qualify
  2002 Did not qualify
  2004 Group Stage
  2006 Group Stage
  2007 Did not qualify
  2009 Champions
  2011 Did not qualify
  2013 Group Stage
  2015 Semifinals
  2017 Champions
 /  2019 Runners-up
 /  2021 Qualified

Individual AwardsEdit

MatchesEdit

3 September 2020 2021 UEFA Q Germany   4–1   Moldova Wiesbaden
18:15
Report Carastoian   84' Stadium: Brita-Arena
Attendance: 0
Referee: Nejc Kajtazović (Slovenia)
Note: The match was played behind closed doors.
8 September 2020 2021 UEFA Q Belgium   4–1   Germany Heverlee
16:00
Report Nmecha   31' (pen.) Stadium: Den Dreef
Attendance: 0
Referee: Michael Fabbri (Italy)
Note: The match was played behind closed doors.
9 October 2020 2021 UEFA Q Moldova   0–5   Germany Chișinău
18:15 Report
Stadium: Zimbru Stadium
Referee: Ferenc Karakó (Hungary)
13 October 2020 2021 UEFA Q Germany   1–0   Bosnia and Herzegovina Fürth
18:15 Nmecha   29' Report Stadium: Sportpark Ronhof Thomas Sommer
Attendance: 0
Referee: Boris Marhefka (Slovakia)
Note: The match was played behind closed doors.
12 November 2020 Friendly Germany   1–1   Slovenia Braunschweig
18:15 Wintzheimer   42' (pen.) Report Medved   46' (pen.) Stadium: Eintracht-Stadion
Attendance: 0
Referee: Mads-Kristoffer Kristoffersen (Denmark)
Note: The match was played behind closed doors.
17 November 2020 2021 UEFA Q Germany   2–1   Wales Braunschweig
18:15
Report Harris   34' Stadium: Eintracht-Stadion
Attendance: 0
Referee: Arman Ismuratov (Kazakhstan)
Note: The match was originally scheduled to take place on 17 March 2020, but was postponed due to the due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Germany and played behind closed doors.[1]
24 March 2021 2021 European Championship Hungary   0–3   Germany Székesfehérvár
21:00 Report
Stadium: MOL Aréna Sóstó
Attendance: 0[2][note 1]
Referee: Guillermo Cuadra Fernández (Spain)
27 March 2021 2021 European Championship Germany   1–1   Netherlands Székesfehérvár, Hungary
21:00 Nmecha   84' Report Kluivert   48' Stadium: MOL Aréna Sóstó
Attendance: 0[note 1]
Referee: Maurizio Mariani (Italy)
30 March 2021 2021 European Championship Germany   0–0   Romania Budapest, Hungary
18:00 Report Stadium: Bozsik Aréna
Attendance: 0[note 1]
Referee: Guillermo Cuadra Fernández (Spain)
31 May 2021 2021 European Championship Denmark   v   Germany Székesfehérvár, Hungary
Report Stadium: MOL Aréna Sóstó
3 September 2021 2023 UEFA Q San Marino   v   Germany
Report
7 September 2021 2023 UEFA Q Latvia   v   Germany
Report
7 October 2021 2023 UEFA Q Germany   v   Israel
Report
12 October 2021 2023 UEFA Q Hungary   v   Germany
Report
12 November 2021 2023 UEFA Q Germany   v   Poland
Report
16 November 2021 2023 UEFA Q Germany   v   San Marino
Report

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

Players born in or after 1998 are eligible for the 2021 UEFA European Under-21 Championship.

The following players were called up for the 2021 UEFA European Under-21 Championship from 24 to 30 March 2021.[3]

Note: Names in italics denote players that have been called up to the senior team.

Caps and goals correct as of 30 March 2021.[4]
No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Markus Schubert (1998-06-12) 12 June 1998 (age 23) 6 0   Eintracht Frankfurt
2 2DF Josha Vagnoman (2000-11-12) 12 November 2000 (age 21) 7 0   Hamburger SV
3 2DF David Raum (1998-04-22) 22 April 1998 (age 23) 5 0   Greuther Fürth
4 2DF Nico Schlotterbeck (1999-12-01) 1 December 1999 (age 21) 10 3   Union Berlin
5 2DF Amos Pieper (1998-01-17) 17 January 1998 (age 23) 7 0   Arminia Bielefeld
6 3MF Niklas Dorsch (1998-01-15) 15 January 1998 (age 23) 11 1   Gent
7 4FW Youssoufa Moukoko (2004-11-20) 20 November 2004 (age 16) 0 0   Borussia Dortmund
8 3MF Arne Maier (c) (1999-01-08) 8 January 1999 (age 22) 15 1   Hertha BSC
9 4FW Jonathan Burkardt (2000-07-11) 11 July 2000 (age 21) 8 2   Mainz 05
10 4FW Lukas Nmecha (1998-12-14) 14 December 1998 (age 22) 17 10   Anderlecht
11 4FW Mërgim Berisha (1998-05-11) 11 May 1998 (age 23) 10 1   Red Bull Salzburg
12 1GK Finn Dahmen (1998-03-27) 27 March 1998 (age 23) 5 0   Mainz 05
13 3MF Salih Özcan (1998-01-11) 11 January 1998 (age 23) 13 1   1. FC Köln
14 2DF Stephan Ambrosius (1998-12-18) 18 December 1998 (age 22) 1 0   Hamburger SV
15 2DF Ismail Jakobs (1999-08-17) 17 August 1999 (age 22) 7 0   1. FC Köln
16 3MF Malick Thiaw (2001-08-08) 8 August 2001 (age 20) 0 0   Schalke 04
17 3MF Anton Stach (1998-11-15) 15 November 1998 (age 23) 2 0   Greuther Fürth
18 4FW Florian Krüger (1999-02-13) 13 February 1999 (age 22) 6 1   Erzgebirge Aue
19 2DF Maxim Leitsch (1998-05-18) 18 May 1998 (age 23) 3 0   VfL Bochum
20 3MF Vitaly Janelt (1998-05-10) 10 May 1998 (age 23) 8 0   VfL Bochum
21 2DF Ridle Baku (1998-04-08) 8 April 1998 (age 23) 11 2   VfL Wolfsburg
22 3MF Mateo Klimowicz (2000-07-06) 6 July 2000 (age 21) 3 0   VfB Stuttgart
23 1GK Lennart Grill (1998-06-12) 12 June 1998 (age 23) 7 0   Bayer Leverkusen

Player recordsEdit

Former coachesEdit

Related pagesEdit

NotesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe, the match was played behind closed doors.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Offiziell bestätigt: Länderspiele im März und April abgesagt". dfb.de. 17 March 2020.
  2. "Hungary vs. Germany". Union of European Football Associations. 24 March 2021. Retrieved 24 March 2021.
  3. "Kuntz mit vier Neulingen zur EM-Gruppenphase nach Ungarn". dfb.de. Retrieved 15 March 2021.
  4. "U 21-Nationalteam Männer Team". dfb.de. Retrieved 4 March 2014.

Other websitesEdit