Michael O’Neill said he could not have asked for any more from his Northern Ireland players after they were beaten 2-0 by Germany on Tuesday. Fjallraven Kanken Big Ox Red/Beige Backpack . Early goals from Julian Draxler and Sami Khedira saw Germany claim a comfortable victory in World Cup Qualifying Group C.Despite the result, Northern Ireland remain firmly in contention in the group, just three points behind second-placed Azerbaijan, who they face next at home on November 11. If we could have taken anything it would have been a huge bonus, ONeill told Sky Sports. Whatever happens in this group I dont see any of the other teams coming here and winning so its far from a disaster. Watch highlights from the match Now we have to look forward to the next game against Azerbaijan.With the way the results have gone tonight, if we beat Azerbaijan we are second in the group. Watch NOW TV Watch Sky Sports for just ￡6.99. No contract. ONeill made three changes for the match in Hanover, with Lee Hodson making his first competitive international start in three years.And the visitors restricted Germany to few clear opportunities, with goalkeeper Michael McGovern not facing the same barrage of shots as he did when Northern Ireland lost 1-0 to the same opposition at Euro 2016. Northern Irelands Steven Davis and Jonny Evans reflect on the result Lee Hodson had a great night and the system contained Germany better than we did in Paris, added ONeill.I couldnt have asked any more of the players. I was disappointed to go behind the way we did and lose the second goal at that point in the game because we were trying to contain them and it was difficult then.What we got towards the end of the first half was opportunities on the counter and we possibly could have done a bit better.In the second half we defended well but ran out of legs to threaten them. Also See: Germany 2-0 N Ireland As it happened N Ireland fixtures Live on Sky Fjallraven Kanken Big Ox Red/White Backpack . According to TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger, the Maple Leafs have trade offers on the table for the 26-year-old, but none have been deemed acceptable by the team. Fjallraven Kanken Big Backpack Sale .The Dallas Cowboys released Sam from the practice squad Tuesday, dropping the rush end as they prepare for several potential reinforcements to return to the defensive line.Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton may have to fight it out for a seat at Mercedes in 2019 after the German signed a two-year extension with the world champions. Although Hamilton and Rosberg, whose relationship has come close to imploding during Mercedes emergence as the sports new dominant force, will continue as team-mates for another two seasons, the pair will enter the final year of their respective deals at the same time.Its a devilish detail which raises the prospect of the pair, who will both be 33 in 2018, having to go head-to-head for a single seat if they wish to continue with the Silver Arrows. Its a strange stance, said Sky F1s Paul di Resta. Is that a bit of pressure in the final year to make one stand out and then theyll replace one?Full story: Rosberg pens new two-year dealRosberg is understood to have pushed for a three-year deal with the team while Hamilton has already admitted he wants to see out his F1 career with the Silver Arrows.Ive obviously signed for another three years with Mercedes - after that I see myself staying for another three or four years, the three-times world champion said. While Im 37 Ill still be relatively young so I want to be challenged by something else. Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says that Nico Rosberg re-signing for Mercedes was never in doubt. Should they reach the end of 2018, and their sixth year together, the Mercedes duo would be on course to beat Michael Schumacher and Rubens Barrichellos record of 104 races as F1 team-mates.That would come despite the rising tension and the fact Rosberg and Hamilton have courted controversy ever since teaming up three years ago, crashing twice and facing the threat of team orders during the 2016 campaign alone.However, Mercedes boss Toto Wolff said he had no hesitation in retainingg the line-up. Fjallraven Kanken Big 20L. Im never confident that were on top of the issues, the Mercedes team boss told Sky Sports F1. Its rock and roll or they rock the boat but we are conscious in that decision.P1: Hamilton strikes first blowWe know that sometimes it can be a more bumpy road having two number one drivers in the car that keep pushing each other.Sky F1s Martin Brundle added: Hes got two very different animals to control there, theyre different characters. The team do have to manage some problems from time to time but for me its a nice problem to have.Im not surprised at all that theyve gone to some lengths to make sure they have the same two drivers for a while.Rosberg penned his new deal on Thursday night following months of negotiations between himself, former F1 driver Gerhard Berger and Mercedes. F1 Championship leader Nico Rosberg extends his contract with Mercedes. The championship leader can now focus on his pursuit of a first world title, currently leading Hamilton by one point ahead of this weekends Hungarian GP.It means Mercedes are guaranteed to have the world champion in the car next year, Brundle said. Hes German of course, so that suits the brand and teams like continuity.Its just much easier, especially with big regulation changes for 2017, to just be able to slot both drivers back in again.Watch the Hungarian GP live on Sky Sports F1. The race starts at 1pm on Sunday, with build-up underway at 11:30am. Or watch the race without a contract for £6.99 on NOW TV. Also See: Rosberg signs new Mercedes deal P1: Hamilton strikes first blow WATCH: Rosberg pens contract Get a NOW TV contract for Sky Sports ' ' '