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Germany V Argentina- England defeat in perspective

#1
I hate to be controversial (Honestly :D ), however, does the German steam-rollering of Argentina with all their World Class players put a little bit of perspective on the English defeat.

Or were our fat lazy journalists correct in over hyping the team to the non-football watching population only to completely destroy them after their inevitable failure :?

As the essay question asks; discuss:
 
#3
Our "golden generation" couldn't live on the same pitch as the Germans this afternoon. They were embarrised last time, just hope they could tear themselves away from their swimming pools to watch what a footballing team looks like.
 
#4
England would be better off forgetting most of the top of the premiership clubs player's. Get some lad's from lower down, even championship who would pay with some fire in the ball's and steel in the soul.

Gerrard's excuse about tiredness ect was bollocks
 
#5
Netherlands v Germany World Cup Final!!


Spain are another flair team similar to Argentina, Germany should beat them on this form IMO.
 
#6
PISX_STAINED_PANTS said:
Our "golden generation" couldn't live on the same pitch as the Germans this afternoon. They were embarrised last time, just hope they could tear themselves away from their swimming pools to watch what a footballing team looks like.
The difference between us and them.
 

maguire

LE
Book Reviewer
#7
CAARPS said:
I hate to be controversial (Honestly :D ), however, does the German steam-rollering of Argentina with all their World Class players put a little bit of perspective on the English defeat.

Or were our fat lazy journalists correct in over hyping the team to the non-football watching population only to completely destroy them after their inevitable failure :?

As the essay question asks; discuss:
I find my perspective of 'who cares?' is working perfectly well, to be completely honest.

:p
 
#9
Not one outstanding German in the team. Klose is good but not that well known.
Maybe that is why they are so good. No massive ego's, tantrums, and drama's. just a physically fit, determined, well drilled side that play as a team.
 
#10
No, by that token Australia must be as good as Argentina as Germany beat them 4-0 as well.

They are playing well together, efficiently one might say. Most importantly the teams they have played (Including us) have shown shocking displays of defending at moments and they have capitalised every time. For all the skill the Argies showed at no point did they look confident in front of goal.
 
#11
German defence was good it neutralised Messi & Tevez! Argentina's were just not there! The fact that England actually managed to score at all says something!
 

maguire

LE
Book Reviewer
#14
CAARPS said:
maguire said:
I find my perspective of 'who cares?' is working perfectly well, to be completely honest.
:p
However, it seems your cared enough to post a reply :wink:
...only because football fans, with their limited iq's, have trouble comprehending this and so invariably, will bite.
 
#17
Black-Bart said:
Not one outstanding German in the team. Klose is good but not that well known.
Maybe that is why they are so good. No massive ego's, tantrums, and drama's. just a physically fit, determined, well drilled side that play as a team.
Klose is very well known, only his club days at Bayern are close to ending. In fact he has scored and played more in this WC than he did in the Bundersleague last season. They are very good because the bulk of the side played together using the same system as U21s. With the addition of a few others they make an outstanding unit. Plus, that Ouzil is like Joe Cole and Gazza mixed into one, with extra talent. Wouldn't be surprised to see him go for big bucks in the summer
 

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