According to Däbritz, the DFB team looks like a fearsome opponent for France

Sara Däbritz sees the German national soccer team as a kind of fearsome opponent for the French ahead of the upcoming Olympic finals.

“Maybe in a way it is. We were able to win many important games and that’s exactly how we go into the game on Friday with the self-confidence,” said the Olympique Lyon midfielder with a view to the important Nations League semi-final (9:00 p.m p.m./ARD) in their adopted hometown.

In the 2022 European Championship semi-finals as well as in the 2015 World Cup quarter-finals, Les Bleues failed to make it to the DFB selection. Däbritz also warned that “the French women are very motivated, they will give everything in their own country to win the final ticket.”

But Däbritz, the 2016 Olympic champion, is not lacking in motivation – also thanks to the golden memories of Rio de Janeiro and the subsequent party in the German House. “The gold medal was unforgettable. It’s something very special to be there for Germany at the Olympic Games,” said the 29-year-old.

With a win in Lyon, interim national coach Horst Hrubesch’s selection would qualify for the Summer Games in Paris. Since the French are guaranteed to take part as Olympic hosts, an away win in the game for third place on February 28th would be enough in the event of a defeat. World champions Spain and the Netherlands meet in parallel in the second semi-final.