No team has had a worse 12 months in German national team history. So why was there so much positivity after Monday's 2-2 draw with the Netherlands?
The inaugural UEFA Nations League finals will be held in 2019. Find out where and when the games will be played and who has qualified.
With the climax of the Nations League group stage imminent, the picture is becoming clearer for the finals, promotion and relegation.
The picture is becoming clearer about who will take part in the finals next June, as well as which nations will be promoted and relegated.
Netherlands are into the UEFA Nations League finals after a late Virgil van Dijk goal earned them a 2-2 draw with Germany on Monday night.
Portugal boss Fernando Santos clearly became tired of repeatedly being asked about Cristiano Ronaldo.
Didier Deschamps captained France to a World Cup win in 1998, and a yearlong hangover. Now managing Les Bleus, his men seem doomed to the same fate.
Dejan Lovren posted a video on Instagram following Croatia's 3-2 victory on Thursday, where he appeared to brag about elbowing Sergio Ramos.
England will go into next summer's UEFA Nations League semifinals with a "really scary" front three according to Eric Dier.
Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos continued his beef with Liverpool's Dejan Lovren via a tactical 'like' on Instagram.
David De Gea has come in for criticism from media and fans for his performances since with the national team since the World Cup.
Some players felt the World Cup semifinalists might have got carried away after they went two goals ahead after only 17 minutes.