Khedira praises plucky Germany after France draw

Sami Khedira said worldchampions Germany proved their never-say-die spirit as Lars Stindls last-gasp equaliser preserved their 21-match unbeaten run in Tuesdays 2-2friendly draw against France.

A first international double by Alexandre Lacazette in Cologne put Franceon the verge of a deserved victory in a clash of two of the favourites fornext years World Cup.

The Arsenal striker scored either side of a Timo Werner goal, beforeStindl struck in the 93rd minute to maintain Germanys unbeaten run datingback to their 2-0 defeat by France in the Euro 2016 semi-finals.

We had some luck in the first half, but we also had our chances toscore, said Khedira, Germanys stand-in captain with Manuel Neuer injured.

It is quite normal when playing in different line-ups that you have oneor two problems, he added after Germany made six changes from Fridaysgoalless draw

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