So, we all know what is happening this Saturday evening. The media are stirring the pot and building things up nicely, and nearly every football website and blog is awash with this history of this great – or, perhaps not
The 3-2 defeat against England in Berlin had been “annoying” for Nationaltrainer Joachim Löw, and the second prestige friendly in the space of four days against bogey team Italy was pretty much a must-win – if just to boost confidence
After Saturday’s turnaround defeat against England, all eyes are on the German team as they take on old rivals and fellow four-time World Cup winners Italy at the Allianz Arena in Munich. Despite it being a friendly, the home side
It’s time to forget about the “annoying” 3-2 defeat against England, and the continuation of the Berlin hoodoo that saw Germany extend their winless record against the Three Lions at the famous old Olympiastadion. In another prestige friendly (or is
I never thought it would come to this – my last ratings report of Euro 2012, and I’m not writing about the final. Instead, another semi-final against that old banana skin Italy, and yet another painful defeat.
So, no return to the Ukraine after what was planned to be a two-week break in Poland. Poor tactics, mental collapse, another defeat to bogey side Italy, and it’s all over. Just like that. I’ll save the post mortem for