Netherlands officially secured a ticket into the UEFA Nations League semifinals after their success in holding Germany 2-2 on Monday.
Needing only a point to secure their path into the competition's first finals edition, Ronald Koeman's men did just what was asked of them on that final group game.
Germany's ambition to get themselves back on track after a disappointing World Cup 2018 still far from being a reality as Joachim Low's men suffered 3-0 defeat from Netherlands in their latest UEFA Nations League fixtures.
The big match opening fixture for UEFA Nations League encounter ended in a rather disappointing outcome as neither teams failed to win or even score any goals during that match.
Being considered as one of the highly anticipated clash in the new international football competition created by UEFA, the battle between recent World Cup winner against its predecessor were interesting but lacking some sparks indeed.
The first major shock in World Cup 2018 arrived when defending champion, Germany crashed out of the tournament after suffering a shock defeat against Korea Republic.
Entering the pitch on Wednesday needing all three points to get them into the last 16, Die Mannschaft immediately took control of proceedings and try to push hard for goals since kick off.
What a match. I can’t believe what has just happened. The Miracle of Kazan, however, was not enough for the Taeguk Warriors to make it through to the next round. But this should be enough for them to return home with their heads held high.
Defending champion, Germany still haven't secure their spot in the last 16 of this year's FIFA World Cup, but they will be able to should they bag all three points against Korea Republic this Wednesday.
Germany's World Cup hope remain alive and well thanks to their dramatic late 2-1 victory over Sweden this weekend.
Knowing the need to pick up all three points so they won't lose their hope of advancing into the knock out stage, Germany put on an aggressive approach since kick off.