Germany beats Malta 3-0

German Football
By German Football May 13, 2010 20:23

Germany beats Malta 3-0

Cacau scored a goal in each half as a largely second-string Germany team beat Malta 3-0 in their benefit match against Malta on Thursday. Over 27,000 fans turned up to watch the match at Tivoli stadium in Aachen.

The Brazil-born Stuttgart striker opened the scoring with a 16th-minute header for his first goal in six games for Germany before adding the second in the 58th, again with a header. It were the first international goals for the 29-year-old Brazilian born.

Lukas Podolski, who set up Cacau’s second goal, had a role in Germany’s third when his low cross was turned in by Malta’s Kenneth Scicluna for an own goal in the 61st minute.

Despite the win, Germany’s head coach Joachim Loew was not entirely pleased with the performance.

“We scored too few goals,” Loew told reporters after the game. “We played well, created chances and that was positive, but we squandered too many of them.”

The national team’s next international friendly is scheduled for May 29th against Hungary in Budapest.

German Football
By German Football May 13, 2010 20:23
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3 Comments

  1. Ash May 14, 01:42

    YAYYYYYYYYYY!!! Podolski always delivers for the NT!!

  2. wael baydoun May 14, 19:05

    i’m sure the german team will make it in south africa, they can be the champion but they need to focus on the attack. we need to work on fast contre attack

  3. wael baydoun May 14, 19:07

    podolski should play with cacau in the attack in south africa. and toni croos is very important for the national team,he should play as well

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