In the fight for the European Championship qualification, the German national football team has also remained in the minority on course. After an early red card against Emre Can in the 14th minute, the team of coach Joachim Loew came in Tallinn against the bottom club Estonia still to a 3-0 win.
The goals came only in the second half. "Of course it was not easy after the red card," said captain Manuel Neuer. "You have to change a bit, that was already another game." He added, "It took us some time, but we did well in the second half."
In front of 12,062 spectators in Tallinn, Manchester City professional İlkay Gündoğan (51./57.) Scored his first double in the 35th international match. In the end, Timo Werner (71.) made the final score clear.
Before the final home games against Belarus and Northern Ireland in mid-November remains the German team in Group C tied with front runner Netherlands in second place. Germany still has a three-point advantage over third-placed Northern Ireland. The Netherlands had also come a big step closer with a 2-1 win against Belarus in Minsk in the final round of the European Football Championship.