Germany coach Joachim Loew refused to commit himself to stay beyond the next World Cup campaign as he picked through the wreckage of the country’s Euro 2016 exit.
Antoine Griezmann scored twice in Marseille on Thursday to guide France to a 2-0 win and a place in Sunday’s European Championship final against Portugal.
The world champions crashed out, but Loew said Germany had been the better team on the night.
“We were the better team, we invested a lot (in the match),” said Loew.
Asked about whether he intended to stay on after the 2018 World Cup in Russia, he said: “I’m still disappointed so I don’t want to think about that tonight.
“How I cope with that is difficult to answer, we haven’t discussed beforehand what we would do after a loss, we will talk about that in a few days.
“We’ll talk about it on the flight home, but this has been a good tournament for us.”
Loew and his players were bitterly disappointed at the defeat having had the lion’s share of possession in a game in which France beat Germany in a major tournament for the first time since the 1958 World Cup.
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