BUCHAREST, Romania - After seeing Germany drawn at Euro 2020 with France and Portugal, Oliver Bierhoff was frustrated and fearful about his country's prospects."Another nightmare," the Germany team general manager said on Saturday. "It is the worst possibility we could ...
Dec 1, 2019
GERMANY flirted with defeat for a second straight European Championship qualifier before Marcel Halstenberg's first international goal lifted the team to a 2-0 win over Northern Ireland on Monday.Coming off a 4-2 loss to the Netherlands, Germany&# ...
Sep 10, 2019
BERLIN - Brazil defeated Germany, 1-0, on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) to end the World Cup champion's 22-game unbeaten run and restore some lost pride following the humiliating mismatch between the sides in their previous meeting.Gabriel Jesus' ...
Mar 28, 2018
BELFAST, Northern Ireland - Defending champion Germany booked its place at next year's World Cup and stayed perfect in qualifying by beating Northern Ireland 3-1 on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).Sebastian Rudy and Sandro Wagner scored in the first half ...
Oct 6, 2017
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - Germany's experimental young side overcame street-wise Chile to win a bruising Confederations Cup final 1-0 on Sunday, vindicating Joachim Loew's decision to leave most of his world champions at home.The only goal ...
Jul 3, 2017
SOCHI, Russia - The learning curve facing an inexperienced and experimental German side became clearer to coach Joachim Loew after they were given a fright by Australia at the Confederations Cup on Monday.It wasn't just goalkeeper Bernd Leno's ...
Jun 20, 2017
BERLIN - Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has pulled out of the upcoming games against England and Azerbaijan because of calf problems.Neuer, who played a full game for Bayern Munich at Borussia Moenchengladbach on Sunday (Monday, Manila time), will remain in Munich for ...
Mar 21, 2017
FRANKFURT, Germany - Germany coach Joachim Loew has extended his contract through the 2020 European Championship, giving him another chance to win the continental title.Loew guided Germany to the World Cup title in 2014 in Brazil but has failed to win the ...
Oct 31, 2016
SAINT-DENIS, France - Germany and Poland played out the first goalless draw of the European Championship on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) in a dour match at the Stade de France.A glaring miss was fittingly the key moment of a Group C ...
Jun 17, 2016
SAINT-DENIS, France - Germany is to take a late decision on whether defender Mats Hummels could return for its match against Poland at the European Championship on Thursday.Though the world champions beat Ukraine, 2-0, in their opening Group C game ...
Jun 16, 2016
BERLIN - Bundesliga top-scorer Robert Lewandowski scored twice for Bayern Munich to clinch an unprecedented fourth successive title with a 2-1 win at Ingolstadt on Saturday.The Poland striker opened the scoring with a penalty in the 15th minute, after Franck ...
May 8, 2016
BERLIN - Germany forward Lukas Podolski has been ruled out of his country's European Championship qualifiers against Ireland and Georgia with a left ankle injury.The German football federation (DFB) says Podolski travelled with a swollen ankle from his club Galatasaray ...
Oct 7, 2015
RIO DE JANEIRO - No European team has ever won a World Cup played in the Americas. Just one more source of motivation for Germany ahead of Sunday's final (Monday, Manila time) against Argentina."We know we can write history," Germany ...
Jul 13, 2014
RIO DE JANEIRO - The best player in the world goes up against the ultimate team machine, on the world's biggest stage.When Lionel Messi's Argentina takes on Germany in Sunday's World Cup final (Monday, Manila time), ...
Jul 10, 2014
RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil and Germany are two of the most decorated teams in football, with eight World Cup titles between them. Both have their share of players among the all-time greats, and both entered this tournament being touted among the ...
Jul 8, 2014
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil - Germany coach Joachim Loew is worried about Brazil's "brutal" tackling in recent games, and appealed to the referee of their World Cup semifinal to be on the lookout for such tactics.Germany and Brazil play Tuesday in ...
Jul 8, 2014
RIO DE JANEIRO - A European presence in the World Cup semifinals is assured as Germany and France meet at the Maracana on Friday (Saturday, Manila time), looking to shrug off stumbling wins in the second round that exposed frailties in both teams. ...
Jul 3, 2014
PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil - If needed, Manuel Neuer can be a sweeper.Often abandoned by his blundering defense, the Germany goalkeeper had to turn to unorthodox methods to save Germany from a stunning defeat against underdog Algeria at the World Cup.Neuer was ...
Jul 1, 2014
SALVADOR, Brazil - Thomas Mueller picked up where he left off at the World Cup, scoring a hat trick in Germany's 4-0 victory over 10-man Portugal in the Group G opener on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time).Mueller scored five ...
Jun 17, 2014
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