Germany vs Scotland Player Rating

Germany vs Scotland Player Ratings: Kai Havertz and Florian Wirtz Shine, Porteous Disappoints

Germany folded the opening day in style as the host crushed Scotland with a 5-1 victory. Die Manschaft led three goals to nil on the break after Florian Wirtz, Jamal Musiala, and Kai Havertz found the back of the net. Scotland played with 10 men since the final minutes of the first half after Ryan Porteous was sent off following his tackle to Ilkay Gundogan.

Germany extended the gap to four goals from the superb Niclas Fulkrug. Scotland could only earn a goal when Germany’s Antonio Rudiger diverted the ball into his own net. Before the game ended, Emre Can joined the party with his late goal and sealed the 5-1 on the score line. Here’s the Germany vs Scotland Player Ratings:

Germany National Football Team Player Ratings vs Scotland


Manuel Neuer
Manuel Neuer (Getty Images)

Manuel Neuer (6.5/10)
With Germany dominating the possession, Neuer did not get into any significant trouble.


Germany Defender
Germany Defender (Getty Images)

Joshua Kimmich (7.6/10)
His attacking contribution for Germany was decent. Kimmich can do both defending and attacking.

Antonio Rudiger (7.2/10)
Led the defensive line especially Tah who is positioned beside him.

Jonathan Tah (7/10)
Showed a consistent defending attitude throughout his appearance on the pitch, keeping up really well with Rudiger.

Maximilian Mittelstädt (7.6/10)
Running down the left flank to help back Wirtz up and provided balls for Havertz upfront.


Ryan Porteous
Ryan Porteous (Getty Images)

Robert Andrich (6.5/10)
Learned a huge lesson from playing alongside Kroos and Gundogan. He helped the aforementioned to keep the ball in.

Toni Kroos (7.9/10)
Still have not losing his touch, roaming the pitch with his vision and accurate passes for other teammates.

Ilkay Gundogan (7.6/10)
Led the team as a captain tonight. Alongside Toni Kroos, he guarded the midfield to keep the possession and providing passes for the front-three.


Jamal Musiala
Jamal Musiala (Geety Images)

Jamal Musiala (7.9/10)
Distracting Scotland’s defence with his off-ball movement while the opponents focused more on Kai Havertz.

Florian Wirtz (7.5/10)
Continued his magic on the pitch after a glorious season with Bayer Leverkusen. Wirtz opened the scoring chore for Germany in this game.

Kai Havertz (8/10)
Creating spaces so Musiala and Wirtz could roam the field freely before scoring on his own from the spot at the end of the first half.

Manager – Julian Nagelsmann


Thomas Muller (6.5/10)
Expected to keep the players’ morale on the pitch, Muller managed to keep the ball on his team.

Leroy Sane (6/10)
Launched two shots on target but none of them found the back of the net.

Niclas Fulkrug (7.2/10)
Germany’s super sub, came on in the second half and scored his team’s fourth goal.

Pascal Gross (6.9/10)
Tried his luck several times but couldn’t find the back of the net.

Emre Can (7.3/10)
Anchoring the midfield area, ensured the transition from attacking to midfield, vice versa. Putting the ice on the cake with his late-goal.

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Scotland National Football Team Player Ratings vs Germany


Angus Gunn
Angus Gunn (Getty Images)

Angus Gunn (6.9/10)
Had a tough day in the opening game of Euro 2024.


Red Card for Scottish player Ryan Porteous
Red Card for Scottish player Ryan Porteous (Getty Images)

Andy Robertson (6.2/10)
Running down the left flank of Scotland attacking direction. Robertson delivered multiple crossing attempts for his teammates up front.

Kieran Tierney (6.1/10)
Had to deal with Musiala and Wirtz who gave troubles to Scotland’s defensive force.

Jack Hendry (6.1/10)
Guarding the defensive line alongside Porteus and Tierney. Still looks off-grip in some occasions.

Ryan Porteous (5.2/10)
A slightly frustrating opening match for Porteous. With Germany put Scotland under-siege throughout the first half, Porteous made a horror challenge to Ilkay Gundogan and the referee sent him off.

Anthony Ralston (6/10)
Helped the team to both defending and attacking throughout the game.


Scotland's Midfielders
Scotland’s Midfielders (Getty Images)

Ryan Christie (6.3/10)
Almost made Scotland trail three goals to nil inside 30 minutes when challenging Musiala. Luckily, the referee cancel the penalty call.

Callum McGregor (6.3/10)
Worked hard to break the German’s defence apart who played in front of their own crowd. Working hand-in-hand alongside McTominay and McGinn.

Scott McTominay (6.7/10)
One of Scotland’s troubling players for Germany. McTominay forced Andrich to foul him due to his manuvre.

John McGinn (6/10)
Worked hard finding ways to create chances and goals for Scotland against the solid Germany team.


Scotland's Forwards
Scotland’s Forwards (Getty Images)

Che Adams (6.4/10)
Got Germany’s defenders all over him throughout the game. Adams did not get that much chances and spaces to launch an accurate shot towards Manuel Neuer.

Manager – Steve Clarke


Grant Hanley (6.5/10)
Hanley was expected to give new dimension for Scotland’s attacking force but still could not fulfill the task.

Billy Gilmour (6.2/10)
The former Chelsea midfielder made a couple of touches and ball distributions for his teammates.

Kenny McLean (6.4/10)
Tried his best to prevent Germany from scoring another goal for the rest of the game.

Scott McKenna (7/10)
Showed a decent performance on his role in the defensive line.

Lawrence Shankland (6.6/10)
Couldn’t keep up with Germany’s midfielders as he only collected one successful pass and four touches.

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