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Below you can check out all the posts posts published for the month of March, 2011.
Australia’s Socceroos shocked Germany 2-1 in Mönchengladbach, taking a measure of revenge for their comprehensive defeat against Joachim Löw’s men in last year’s World Cup in South Africa.
Germany’s perfect record in competitive matches stretches back to their defeat at the hands of Spain in the semifinals in South Africa, yet in friendly matches the side has been anything but stellar.
“I think it can be a question of attitude,” substitute Miroslav Klose said after the match. “One can prepare very well, and then still be a bit too sloppy during the game. We shouldn’t let that happen.”…Read more »
Germany will be without captain Philipp Lahm, Mesut Ozil and Sami Khedira for their friendly against Australia on Tuesday.
Coach Joachim Löw has released the trio as he prepares to use an experimental side for the match in Monchengladbach to take a closer look at several new players and try out different tactics.…Read more »
Highlights from the Euro 2012 qualifying game between Germany and Kazakhstan. Germany won 4-0 with 2 goals apiece from Klose and Muller.…Read more »
Germany coach Joachim Löw said the fans were wrong to boo his side and individual players during the 4-0 win over Kazakhstan.
After opening up a 3-0 lead by half-time, the fans inside Kaiserslautern’s Fritz-Walter Stadion clearly expected more of the same, but they had to wait until the 88th minute before seeing another goal, by which time they had vented their frustration.
However, Löw has defended his team, saying they have more than lived up to the expectations.…Read more »
A Klose double gave Germany a big push towards qualifying for Euro 2012, as they trounced minnows Kazakhstan 4-0 at home on Saturday to keep their unbeaten record in Group A.
The win sent Joachim Löw’s side eight points clear of the chasing pack in Group A, with Belgium, Austria and Turkey all seeking to close the gap on Tuesday. Kazakhstan remain point-less and goal-less at the bottom of the group.
“We know they weren’t a great side although they were compact and defended pretty well but I’m pleased with my goals at the beginning and the end of the game,” said Klose after the game.…Read more »
Germany will have no mercy with minnows Kazakhstan as coach Joachim Löw wants to see dynamic attacking football from his team in Saturday’s Euro 2012 qualifier.
Löw confirmed on Friday that veteran Miroslav Klose will spearhead the German attack as he called for a similar fast-paced game as at the 2010 World Cup and the first Euro qualifiers.
“We want to win. We want to see a team that shows the same enthusiasm as at the World Cup and the following games. We want to play at a fast pace,” said Löw.
“It is not a question of how good Kazakhstan are, but how good we are.”…Read more »