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Brazil end Germany’s unbeaten home run with 1-0 victory

Gabriel Jesus is Brazil's top scorer since Tite's reign started in September 2016 with nine goals (Image credit: Getty Images)

Germany lost for the first time in 23 matches as Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus scored the only goal to give Brazil the win in Berlin. This was the first full meeting between the two nations since Germany humiliated Brazil 7-1 in the 2014 World Cup semi-final in Belo Horizonte. Jesus put Brazil ahead with a powerful diving header late ...

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Michael Essien tips Germany to win 2018 World Cup

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Former Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien has tipped reigning world champions Germany to retain their title in Russia next year. Essien, who represented Ghana at the 2006 and 2014 FIFA World Cup tournaments, believes the Germans’ knack for showing up in big tournaments tilts the scale in their favor. “I think I’ll go for Germany. They are quite good when it ...

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Friendlies round-up: Alexandre Lacazette nets twice, Spain held by Russia, Nigeria beat Argentina


Alexandre Lacazette scored twice but Lars Stindl earned Germany a 2-2 draw in a heavyweight friendly battle against France in Cologne. Lacazette twice put the visitors ahead, with Timo Werner netting the first equaliser for the Germans. France looked set to hold on and make it three victories in a row against Germany, who they beat in the European Championship semi-finals last summer, only ...

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England and Germany to wear black armbands bearing poppies at Wembley

Scotland and England players wore black armbands with poppy symbols during their World Cup qualifier at Wembley last Novembe (Image credit: Getty Images)

England and Germany players will wear black armbands bearing poppies for Friday’s friendly at Wembley. The tribute is in remembrance of members of the armed forces, said the Football Association (FA) and German Football Association (DFB). FA chief executive Martin Glenn called it “a show of solidarity and unity”. It comes after rules were changed last month, allowing the home ...

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FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifiers: Poland going to Russia, Germany perfect

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Robert Lewandowski scored a European qualifying record 16th goal as Poland defeated Montenegro 4-2 on Sunday to reach next year’s World Cup, while reigning champions Germany secured a 10th successive win. Bayern Munich striker Lewandowski struck again in what has been a remarkable qualifying campaign as Poland recovered from throwing away a two-goal lead in Warsaw to secure a first ...

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Germany beat Northern Ireland to seal World Cup place

Germany needed to avoid defeat to make sure of qualifying for Russia 2018 (Image credit: Press Eye)

Defending champions Germany confirmed their qualification for next year’s World Cup in Russia by beating Northern Ireland 3-1 in Belfast. Sebastian Rudy shot into the top corner in the second minute, Sandro Wagner rifled home from the edge of the area, and Joshua Kimmich drove in late on. Josh Magennis headed Northern Ireland’s goal in stoppage time. Germany progress as ...

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2017 FIFA CONFEDERATIONS CUP: Germany crowned winners

SAINT PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - JULY 02: Kerem Demirbay (L-R), Shkodran Mustafi, Amin Younes und Emre Can of Germany hold the trophy after winning the FIFA Confederations Cup final match between Chile and Germany at Saint Petersburg Stadium on July 2, 2017 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. (Photo by Lukas Schulze - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Germany have added the FIFA Confederations Cup to their bulging collection of trophies, winning this tournament for the first time after holding off an impressive but wasteful Chile side in Saint Petersburg. They prevailed after the most intriguing of finals, which pitted Russia 2017’s youngest side against its oldest; the tournament’s deadliest attack against its meanest defence. The match also ...

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FIFA Confederations Cup 2017: Germany put four past Mexico in semis

Leon Goretzka has been linked with a move to Arsenal this summer (Image credit: EPA)

Leon Goretzka scored twice in the opening eight minutes as Germany beat Mexico 4-1 in Sochi to join Chile in the Confederations Cup final. The Schalke midfielder swept home a Benjamin Henrichs pass from 20 yards and then slotted home from Timo Werner’s through ball. Werner then tapped home Jonas Hector’s pass to increase Germany’s lead. Marco Fabian scored a ...

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Penalty heartbreak again for England in Euro U-21 semis against Germany

Nathan Redmond missed the decisive penalty that saw England go out (Image credit: Reuters)

England were denied a place in the European Under-21 Championship final as they lost a gripping semi-final against Germany on penalties. Julian Pollersbeck saved Nathan Redmond’s spot-kick as the Germans edged through in Tychy, Poland. Aidy Boothroyd’s Young Lions had fallen behind when Davie Selke headed home, but Demarai Gray levelled the scores. Tammy Abraham made it 2-1 to England ...

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Confederations Cup: Germany and Chile qualify from Group B

Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez (right) became Chile's all-time top scorer with his 38th international goal earlier in the tournament (Image credit: Getty Images)

Chile qualified behind Germany from Group B to reach the Confederations Cup semi-finals. after drawing 1-1 wiith Australia in their final group game. Euro 2016 winners Portugal will now face Chile in the last four on Wednesday. Australia went ahead through winger James Troisi, before substitute Martin Rodriguez levelled from close range. World champions Germany moved above Chile with a ...

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