Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement
USA fans react during the 2014 World Cup Group G soccer match between Germany and the U.S. at a viewing party in Hermosa Beach, California June 26, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Soccer: Cautious Germany wins with attacking flair on hold

Email

June 26 (Reuters) - With little of the style, pizzazz and attacking courage that has been their trademark for the last decade, Germany reverted to a colourless, old-fashioned, result-oriented soccer of yesteryear on Thursday to beat an unexpectedly dangerous U.S. team.

Their solid if unspectacular 1-0 victory over the Americans and their erstwhile mentor Juergen Klinsmann was good enough to win Group G with seven of the nine available points.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness