Tag Archives: Joachim Low

Obstacles on Germany’s Road to Euro 2016: Are there grounds for panic?


This article was originally published on SchwarzUndWeiss.co.uk. When the draw was made for the Euro 2016 qualifiers, nobody would be questioning Germany’s dominance. Even before their World Cup triumph in Brazil, their place in France would be more or less guaranteed. There would be little to fear in three opening matches against Scotland, Poland and the Republic of Ireland, and […]

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Forty Years Earlier: Der Wasserschlacht von Frankfurt

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Germany’s upcoming Euro 2016 qualifier against Poland is actually the seventh competitive encounter with their Eastern neighbours, with the most recent coming at Euro 2008 when Joachim Löw’s side would triumph courtesy of two goals from one of their Polish-born stars, Lukas Podolski. There would also be the dramatic 1-0 win for the Nationalmannschaft in Dortmund in 2006 and a […]

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Karim Bellarbi the lone newcomer to Joachim Löw’s national squad selection


There were no real shock selections Tuesday when Joachim Löw announced his squad for Germany’s upcoming pair of Euro 2016 qualification matches, though Joachim Löw will have a pair of new faces among his crew during the international break. Bayer Leverkusen’s Karim Bellarabi, who rose to notoriety in the first match day of the season when he needed just nine […]

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Germany reach World Cup semifinals and restore confidence with win against France


Germany made history in Rio de Janeiro by making the semifinals of the World Cup for the fourth consecutive time following their 1-o win over France in the quarterfinals. Mats Hummels’ first half header helped Germany overcome a surprisingly restrained French side. Joachim Löw’s team now meet hosts Brazil in the semifinal on Tuesday in Belo Horizonte Tactical changes pay […]

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A Personalized Blueprint: How Germany can beat France in the World Cup Quarterfinals

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The moment that Franck Ribéry was deemed unfit to participate in Brazil, France took the first step forward in their pursuit to achieve international glory. Having initially struggled to come to terms with the loss of Bayern Munich’s talisman, Les Bleus have finally managed to hurdle through the daunting shadow of the attacker’s absence by putting on valiant displays of […]

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