Eight competitive matches. Four draws. Four defeats. You can work out the rest, but I’ll say it anyway: zero wins. A record that defies all description, and more so after the defeat in the Euro 2012 semi-final, all logic. Even
When the last eight teams slotted into place and Germany then beat Greece to make the semi-finals, we all knew a classic encounter would be coming up next. We would either see England – a team that has provided a
We now know Germany’s next opponents: old friends Italy, who claimed the final semi-final spot after a penalty shootout win against a brave, well-organised but ultimately toothless England side in Kiev.