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Mesut Ozil's absence casts shadow over German national squad

Sep 7, 2018

Mesut Ozil's absence casts shadow over German national squad

The start of Germany's post-Mesut Ozil era showed Germany is missing a player like Mesut Ozil. Without the Arsenal midfielder on the field, Germany tried hard but ultimately failed to break through France's defense, playing out a 0-0 draw Thursday in the UEFA Nations League. The ...

Germany whips Mexico in semis

Jun 30, 2017

Germany whips Mexico in semis

Leon Goretzka scored two quick-fire early goals on Thursday as Germany beat Mexico 4-1 to reach the Confederations Cup final. Exploiting Mexico's defensive frailties, Joachim Loew's inexperienced squad led 2-0 within 10 minutes. Loew is using the squad to assess his pool of talent, and this ...