Friday, December 6, 2013
The former Germany captain knows his country is one of the strongest sides headed to Brazil, but it still has unresolved lineup issues.
Goal brings you the full list of locations and times for all 48 group games during the 2014 showpiece in Brazil
The draw for the finals in Brazil next year has left a number of parties celebrating their good luck, but for others there was little more than dismay at what is to come.
The coach will go head to head with his former mentor after Die Mannschaft were grouped with USA, as well as Ghana and Portugal, for next summer's festival of football in Brazil.
Goal's Ives Galarcep teams up with Sporting News' Mike DeCourcy and Marcus DiNitto to discuss the results of today's World Cup draw in Brazil
Goal’s experts offer their reactions to the World Cup draw in Group G where Germany, Ghana, USA, and Portugal were pooled together
The Germany boss believes the Selecao have a good chance of winning the competition because of their strength at home.
Thursday, December 5, 2013
Three sides with 10 title wins between them were thrown into a pool that also featured Australia, while the USA was placed in a group with Uruguay, Nigeria and Croatia.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
The Dutchman opened the scoring before being stretchered off in Bayern Munich's DFB Pokal round of 16 victory over Augsburg
Marcelo, Sergio Ramos, Raphael Varane and Pepe form the Blancos contingent, while the Bavarian quartet consists of David Alaba, Jerome Boateng, Dante and Philipp Lahm
The award, handed out to the best player under the age of 21 on an annual basis, was given to the Juventus midfielder ahead of a host of top youngsters.
The publication of the votes put off the Germany coach, who did not want to single out one of his five players who have been nominated.
The Spaniard believes "anything can happen" when the Bavarians visit the SGL Arena on Wednesday, while winger Arjen Robben predicts a difficult game
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Three goals in 14 minutes saw Mark Gisdol's side into the quarter-finals, while Hamburg left it late against Cologne and Kaiserslautern saw off Union Berlin.
Early goals in both halves sent Jurgen Klopp's much-changed side through to fourth round of the DFB-Pokal.
After undergoing four successive operations, the German international is pessimistic about his chances of recovering in time for next summer’s tournament.
The UEFA chief joked that the voting extension was to please Cristiano Ronaldo and suggested that a Spanish player should have won after World Cup 2010.
The striker played down the possibility that the Bavarians - who he is expected to join in the summer - already have the league in the bag.
Monday, December 2, 2013
The American winger, who is a member of the national team's U-23 pool, has found a home in Germany as he looks to bring his game to the top level.
The former Gladach attacker has been ruled out of the Pokal clash with Saarbrucken, while several other BVB stars are doubtful for the match.