On October 14, the German team drew with Switzerland 3-3 at home. After the game, Cross affirmed the team's performance and pointed out that the improvement of defense requires the joint efforts of the whole team.
Cross: "The problem appeared when we were behind 10 to 15 minutes in the opening. We improved our performance after that. But we still feel unhappy about the final score. Our goal is to win the game."
"Defense requires the efforts of the entire team. Our negligence allowed our opponents to score the first and third goals. After that, we performed well. This game we performed better than we played against Ukraine."