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TRUERockyTop
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re: No Germany friendly thread?

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He was still starting Podolski over Reus even when Reus was the Bundesliga Player of the Year.


Reus got the nod last night over Podolski. Podolski is getting old, and he's not playing along Ballack to make him look like a super star anymore. Most Germans just don't want to accept it


StraightCashHomey21
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re: No Germany friendly thread?
Podolski looked good last night


cwil177
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re: No Germany friendly thread?
Why do people hate Gomez?


TRUERockyTop
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re: No Germany friendly thread?
Podolski is good absolutely and I'll never argue that. I respected him a lot watching him play at Koln but he's not elite like a lot of Germans make him out to be. At least not at this point in his career
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StraightCashHomey21
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re: No Germany friendly thread?
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Why do people hate Gomez?


maybe he doesn't embarace being german like the other guys with non german names do

the locals went nuts everytime Klose touched the ball, maybe he comes home one day


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Tweezy
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I hate Gomez bc he's not capable of doing anything but popping up in the box. He sucks at passing he sucks at not being lazy and he's good at missing 15 clear cut chances a game. His scoring record is great but he profits wildly from his midfield play who basically put the ball in the net for him. He's had his days both great and piss poor. I think that it's mainly bc his good is so good and his bad is sooooo bad that people just get pissed at him.


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hendersonshands
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re: No Germany friendly thread?
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On the CB thing everything I saw about yesterday's match had Hummels at fault for the goals (aside from Khedira's blunder)




Hummels is very inconsistent. He has a much higher ceiling that Mertesacker who is just average every game. I don't think the Hummels/Per partnership works because Hummels is prone to stepping high, making wild challenges, he needs a guy who can actually cover him. I think Benni Howedes could do a better job.


hendersonshands
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re: No Germany friendly thread?
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Reus got the nod last night over Podolski. Podolski is getting old, and he's not playing along Ballack to make him look like a super star anymore. Most Germans just don't want to accept it




I know, Reus has become a consistent starter lately. My point is that it's taken entirely too long for it to happen.

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Why do people hate Gomez?



I think it's more that everyone loves Klose and for so long it's been Klose v Gomez. Plus Gomez has a tendency to blow great chances whereas Klose is a machine.


Dandy Lion
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re: No Germany friendly thread?
LULZ with the Gómez comment. I agree, FWIW.

BTW, how ´bout them Fightin´Fondues and Los Gauchitos?


hendersonshands
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re: No Germany friendly thread?
Argentina v Italy? Did you watch? I saw Pipita actually had a pretty nice goal.


Tweezy
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re: No Germany friendly thread?
My guess is Switzerland vs Brazil. Ain't no fricking fondue in Italy


Friend of OBUDan
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re: No Germany friendly thread?
pretty nuts to be how much the narrative has changed regarding Löw and Klinny these past few months. not their interpersonal narrative, but how they're perceived right now compared to even 6mo ago.


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Dandy Lion
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re: No Germany friendly thread?
Not bad at all, but in reality, shitty D by Italy, and a sloooow Buffón reaction.



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hendersonshands
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re: No Germany friendly thread?
Ah yeah, I forgot they had gauchos in Brazil, tambien.


Dandy Lion
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fightin´fondues
Nice header by Alves.


Tweezy
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re: No Germany friendly thread?
His comment was kind of funny he basically said he didn't give a frick but he felt bad for the keeper bc he doesn't get to play often.


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Dandy Lion
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Ah yeah, I forgot they had gauchos in Brazil, tambien.
I was referring to both matches.

1. Suiza
2. Argentina


Tweezy
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re: No Germany friendly thread?
Somehow Ilkay managed to sprain his spine in this match and is out for a few weeks.


hendersonshands
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re: No Germany friendly thread?
I saw he was hurt. That's a crazy injury though.


Tweezy
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re: No Germany friendly thread?
Yeah, I'm not sure at all how one sprains their spine.


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