Ginter the inspiration as Germany clinch Euro 2020 spot
MOENCHENGLADBACH, Germany (Reuters) - Defender Matthias Ginter scored one goal and was involved in two more as Germany comfortably saw off Belarus 4-0 on Saturday to clinch their place at Euro 2020, helped by Northern Ireland's 0-0 draw with the Netherlands.
Group C leaders Germany, with 18 points, qualified with one match to spare along with the Dutch, who are two points behind. Northern Ireland are on 13 with one match each to play.
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