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Germany learn the hard way

  Germany had to learn a bitter lesson yesterday: that a game of football lasts 90 minutes, not just 60. The One Hour Magicians Certainly almost everyone would agree that Germany played some very good football against Sweden last night and deservedly led 4-0 after 55 minutes. The fluidity of movement between Reus, Kroos, M

Given a Game of Football

[typography font=”Alike” size=”14″ size_format=”px”]Austria took the game to the Germans and were almost rewarded for their efforts. Marko Arnautovic will ask himself serious questions as to how he could miss an open goal from 6 metres out. More questions will have to be asked by Jogi L

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…

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…