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June 22nd, 2012, 21:01
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June 22nd, 2012, 23:08
Well, the dance is over .

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June 23rd, 2012, 01:43
I didn't expect the result to be so high for Germany.

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June 23rd, 2012, 08:41
We have many good offensive players - nice win.

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June 23rd, 2012, 10:56
Well, except for the defense Germany is looking superb!
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June 23rd, 2012, 14:56
Deserved and easy victory for Germany.
I wouldnt say Germany defence is bad. Hummels is going to be huge in a few years.
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June 23rd, 2012, 23:01
Wow, I didn't expect France to be that bad. They had what one shot on goal? embarrasing……
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June 23rd, 2012, 23:23
Yep, France was so very boring to watch; it's as if they didn't feel like being there. I'm looking forward to Spain-Portugal!
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June 24th, 2012, 16:52
France played a terrible tournament. It looks like it might take them a full generation to overcome the shame of the WC 2010. It seems to me like the current "team" is broken beyond any hope of repair. The only French player who really worked his ass off in all of France's matches was Franck Ribιry but the rest of the players appeared very unmotivated, lackluster, and even unwilling to me.
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June 25th, 2012, 09:35
Ouch England was a huge disappointment how could they play so bad…. you know something is seriously wrong when Italy is the team trying to play offensive and are the ones to watch while another team is only on defense.

Bye Bye Roy and let's get a coach for England that plays in an english way.
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June 25th, 2012, 12:08
One thing I dont understand is the scheduling of the QF games. Germany has 6 days rest and Italy 4 when they meet in the SF. Why didnt they schedule the games the same day? That seems to be a tremendous advantage to Germany. Im rooting for Germany, so it's not a sour grapes complaint. It's the same with Portugal-Spain. Just seems so wrong.

I would be shocked if its not a Spain-Germany final. Both teams have been playing very well. If they do meet should be quite the match.

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June 25th, 2012, 12:43
Looks like we need more Mehmets !

England playing catenazzio against Italy was fun but WTF is wrong with the Italian coach? you never play with the black guy for CF , Di Natalle would have scored at least 3 .
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June 25th, 2012, 15:44
Di Natalle must be injured.
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June 25th, 2012, 17:05
England and penalty shootouts!

Italy was stronger than I expected, should be an interesting semi-final. I don't see a single huge favorite among the four remaining teams. Both germany and spain haven't played their best yet, Italy seems to have gained strenght through the tournament. And on a good day, Portugal with Ronaldo can be good for a win against anyone. I'm hoping for Germany-Spain in the final though, would love to see if our boys are good enough for the reigning champions yet.
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June 25th, 2012, 19:43
I was very much impressed by both teams being equal - this is rare, at least to that extend.

… And then the Drama …

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June 25th, 2012, 20:05
Equal? That was probably more one-sided than Greece's game against Germany.

I'd just like to interject here and point out that I'm not going to say anything to spoil the mood, Chief. I'll just float here and watch. Don't mind me, just sitting here, floating and watching, that's me.
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June 26th, 2012, 01:24
Well, there was never a clear winner throughout the whole game …

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June 26th, 2012, 01:51
That was only due to England's defenders being great at last minute blocks and Italy having a clown playing as a striker.

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June 28th, 2012, 03:58
One half of the Final is set. I hate penalty kicks. If you have to use those move the strikers back a ways to involve more skill than luck, for both striker and keeper. I can't stand games decided this way. And of course all the second guessing regarding Ronaldos not going earlier. Do you put more pressure on the opposition if he makes it, or do you put even greater pressure on your own team should he fail?

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June 28th, 2012, 09:25
I just can't believe Portugals mistake, I've never seen the wrong person go to take a penalty before, poor Bruno…. the person who sent him towards the spot at the wrong time most really be unhappy now.
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