With only one natural forward, Borussia Moenchengladbach's Max Kruse, in the squad but on the bench on Saturday, Loew
will have to come up with a more effective plan if they are to beat Ireland in Gelsenkirchen.
had to serve a one-match ban last night after being sent off against Austria and watched the game from the stands.
My hope, or what I expect, is that the referee Rodriguez keeps an eye on these things,'' Loew
said as per (http://sports.
Everyone is more excited, and we are ready for the World Cup," said Loew
In our considerations for Brazil, he played a central role," Loew
With coach Loew
reverting to a four-man defence from a three-player experiment against Australia in a friendly on Wednesday, the Germans were in and around their opponents' box for most of the first half.
The skipper is suspended and for Loew
that's good news.
While outsiders thought they could see significant weaknesses in a Germany squad rejuvenated by an influx of talent from the under-21 side that won last year's European Championship, Loew
always felt he would be leading a competitive group into Africa's first World Cup.
(left) was delighted with another exciting and mature performance from the youngest German World Cup side in 76 years.
revealed he had plenty of other options for midfield but was a bit short on defensive replacements.
That's the only reason we'd go, to fight Joe Calzaghe," Loew
told the Youngstown Vindicator.
SOCCER: Germany's national team probably will cancel next December's tour that would have included games at the United States and Mexico, said Joachim Loew
, assistant to coach Juergen Klinsmann.