Tag Archive: Podolski

Jun 07

A Tottery Defense, An Artist & A Raumdeuter: Germany EURO 2016 Tactical Preview

Die Mannschaft enter Euro 2016 as one of the favourites to win the cup. Their squad, a perfect blend of youth and experience is an amalgamation of diversly talented players, working under a tactician who has been at the helm for almost a decade. Joachim Loew will attain legendary status if he manages to deliver …

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Jun 17

Germany 4-0 Portugal; Clever attacking movement foils a disjointed Portuguese side

Germany thrashed a 10 man Portugal at Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador to record a thumping 4-0 victory in their opening match of this World Cup. This scoreline extended the Germans’ record of scoring 4 goals in their opening games to 3 World Cups, the previous ones coming against Australia in 2010 and Costa Rica …

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Jun 10

Can Jogi Loew’s exciting squad overcome the semifinal syndrome? An Analysis of Die Mannschaft

Die Mannschaft will start their World Cup campaign as the 3rd favorites behind Brazil and Spain according to the bookmakers. Having won the tournament thrice in 17 attempts, the Germans stand third in all time table of World Cup wins. But, their record of 12 semifinals in 17 tournaments is an unparalleled achievement. Only Brazil …

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Mar 30

Arsenal 1 – 1 Manchester City: Silva finds pockets in City’s inside-right channel but Pellegrini lacks the holder in midfield

Wenger’s side came up with a strong performance against a seemingly unstoppable Manchester City, as the home side devoid of their major stars had a chance to pull off an astonishing win in the second half. At the end of the day, Aston Villa still remains the only team to have beaten Arsenal at the …

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Mar 22

Can Wenger’s 1000th game dominate an unbeaten Mourinho?; Chelsea vs Arsenal Preview

In what could be a table-turning match, Arsenal meet Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, in probably the last significant London Derby of this season. Four points separate the two teams, but Arsenal have a game in hand. A loss today will peg them back by seven points, and a risk of falling to 4th position. On …

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