Mats Hummels explains the motivation behind Germany's World Cup qualifying form as squad train ahead of Northern Ireland clash
Germany's winning to start to the World Cup qualifiers with two wins in two matches is a reaction by the world champions following their Euro 2016 semi-final exit to show they remain one of the best teams, defender Mats Hummels said.
Hummels sees Tuesday's qualifier against Northern Ireland as another chance to prove the 2014 World Cup winners will be title contenders in Russia.
The Germans beat the Czech Republic 3-0 on Saturday to top their group on six points after easing past Norway by the same score in their group opener last month.
"This start is a reaction to the Euro defeat (to... read more
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