Germany Face UEFA Investigation After a Thrown Object Hit RB Leipzig Star in Nations League Defeat to Hungary

Germany Face UEFA Investigation After a Thrown Object Hit RB Leipzig Star in Nations League Defeat to Hungary

  • Germany could face UEFA investigation after Hungary forward Dominik Szoboszlai was hit by an object thrown from the stands
  • Szoboszlai who plays for Bundesliga side RB Leipzig was hit on the back of the head by one object coming from the crowd
  • Adam Szalai scored what proved to be the winner for Hungary as they beat Germany 1-0 at the Red Bull Arena

Germany are set to face more trouble with UEFA after their surprise Nations League loss to Hungary following an unsportsmanlike attitude from their fans towards RB Leipzig forward Dominik Szoboszlai.

The Germans saw their hopes of reaching the Nations League finals crashed by Hungary in Leipzig after a 1-0 defeat in front of their home supporters at the Red Bell Arena.

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RB Leipzig star Dominik Szoboszlai was struck by a missile as Hungary defeated Germany 1-0 in the UEFA Nations League. Photo by Stuart Franklin
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According to the Daily Mail, Germany are now set to face a UEFA investigation after Hungary forward Dominik Szoboszlai was hit by an object thrown from the stands.

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The RB Leipzig attacker fell when trying to take a first-half corner in the 37th minute of the game when he was hit by a missile thrown by the disappointed fans in the stadium.

The Germans could now be punished for the incident by UEFA as the European football governing body tries to curb crowd violence around matches in Europe.

Hungary's magnificent Nations League campaign continues with win over Germany

Meanwhile, UEFA Nations League A underdogs of Group 3, Hungary are still in first place after they earned their third victory of the tournament by defeating Germany 1-0, Marca reports.

The memorable win was made possible by a standout goal from Basel attacker Adam Szalai, who gave Hungary the lead early in the first half.

Hungary is now in a prime position to secure a spot in the last four and try to unseat the defending champions France by claiming the championship.

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Germany eye redemption against England

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Germany manager Hansi Flick said "it is better to be angry now than at the World Cup" as he promised his side will learn from their 1-0 home defeat to Hungary.

Next up for Germany, as they build up to November-December's World Cup in Qatar, is a trip next week to old rivals England.

Real Madrid defender Antonio Rudiger, who will miss the Nations League clash after picking up a second yellow card, said Germany need to up their standards to make an impact at the World Cup.

Source: SportsBrief.com