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EURO 2012 Group Stage Resumee pt. 1

After 12 days of group games in the test day will be a welcome break for the many journalists covering the event live in Poland and the Ukraine. It is time for a resume on the action so far. Who were the biggest surprise in a positive and negative way? Which team played the best…

When scoring is not enough

Germany beat Portugal 1-0 last Saturday thanks to a header from Mario Gomez, Germany’s best scorer in the Champions League this season. Despite his fine header, the man himself still faces severe criticism back home. An analysis. A Golden Future? German football of 2012 praises itself for having a golden future. This is a major…

Poland vs. Greece: A Game of two Halves

[typography font=”Alike” size=”14″ size_format=”px”]The biggest European football tournament, for the first time staged in Poland and Ukraine, kicked off tonight in Warsaw with Frantiszek Smudek’s team taking on Greece. What many considered a safe bet for Poland, turned out to be a game of two halves indeed.[/typography] [typography font=”Alike” size=”18″ size_format=”px”]Borussia Poland 12[/typography] [typography font=”Alike”…

Germany expects. Too much?

[typography font=”Alike” size=”14″ size_format=”px”]Euro 2012 is only a few days away and looking at the sport sections of the German media, it appears as though many already know the winner of the competition before even a ball is kicked: Germany. Of course there is reason for this mindset as the qualification was very successful and…

Allez les Bleues?!

Last night’s friendly between Germany and France saw the latter beating one of the best teams in the world and one German team considered to be one of the best ever, only behind the great team of the early 1970s that beat England 3-1 a Wembley in April 1972. What can be drawn from this…