Originally Posted by crosscourt
Well, I think we spotted in the Germany v Greece game that Germany are vulnerable at the back, and that their defenders could be isolated. So it proved. What was so impressive was how easy Italy made it look.
It was the moment I saw the German lineup that I knew it would be Italy. I'd of backed them more if they had Schurrle and Reus in instead of Kroos and Podolski.
The defence was a big problem, I was willing to give them a second chance after the Greece game, but they got torn apart again tonight. Lahm for the 2nd goal was awful, the other 3 are all relatively young and still learning, but he shouldn't be making errors like those in the big games.