Germany must ‘put foot on accelerator’ in crunch Spain game, admits Havertz

Forward reveals ‘fruitful exchange of views’ after Japan defeatHavertz accepts he did not do his job as the centre-forward Kai Havertz says Germany must put their foot on the accelerator against Spain on Sunday and has admitted he did not do his “bloody duty” when failing to score in the shock 2-1 loss to Japan.Hansi Flick’s side, who must beat Spain to keep control of their World Cup destiny, had a frank team meeting after Wednesday’s defeat. “We have analysed the game very well and seen our shortcomings and the areas we need to get better in,” said Havertz. “Now we have to approach [Spain] as a true team and put our foot on the accelerator in a crunch game, but we will be prepared.”

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