Germany/England – Loew salutes brilliant German display


German coach, Joachim Loew

Germany coach Joachim Loew hailed his team on Sunday after they had inflicted bitter rival’s England’s worst ever World Cup defeat, 4-1 in their Last 16 match.

Germany coach Joachim Loew.

Whilst the match was overshadowed by a dreadful howler by the match officials in not ruling that England midfielder Frank Lampard’s long range effort had crossed the line inside a minute of England reducing the deficit to 2-1, Loew understandably basked in the glory.

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“I said to my team at the half-time break, we need to try and score the third goal,” said the 50-year-old, who will have done his prospects of securing a new contract.

“We knew we could hit England on the counter-attack because they were open. Our players carried it off brilliantly.”

Courtesy of AFP

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