Security is a priority following the attacks in Brussels when Germany hosts England on Saturday in Berlin. But it’s also a chance for the teams to test themselves ahead of EURO 2016.
German police say they have detained a Russian football hooligan wanted over a brutal attack at Euro 2016. An English supporter was left half-paralyzed after the assault.
England vs. Germany is always an eagerly anticipated fixture and while this latest meeting is another friendly, it does serve as chance to look at the future for both nations. Are England that far behind?
Germany were left to rue missed first half opportunities as they played out a goalless draw against England at Wembley on Friday night. Leroy Sane and Timo Werner both went close but the breakthrough never came.
The European Championship’s simplicity used to be one of its biggest strengths. But its expansion will take the edge of some fixtures and reward mediocrity, writes DW’s Matt Pearson.
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