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Germany train following Greece win
Posted Sunday, June 24, 2012 by SNTV


Germany's starting lineup from their 4-2 win over Greece in the UEFA European Championships quarter-finals on Friday were given the day off on Saturday, while the rest of squad trained in the afternoon.


Germany progressed to the semi-finals of the UEFA European Championships on Friday after a 4-2 win over Greece in Gdansk, Poland.

The starting team from the game were rested on Saturday, while those on the bench trained in the afternoon.

The win against Greece was Germany's fifteenth successive competitive win, and they have not been beaten since their loss to Spain in the 2010 World Cup semi-final in South Africa.

It is the fourth successive time that Germany have qualified for a semi-final at a major tournament.

They will play the winner of the quarter final between England and Italy in the semi-final on Thursday in Warsaw.

    Rank Team W/D/L Pts

    Cities & Stadiums

    The Top 3 Teams of Previous Tournaments

    Year Winners Runner-up Third place
    2008SpainGermanyRussia / Turkey
    2004GreecePortugalNetherlands / Czech Republic
    2000FranceItalyNetherlands / Portugal
    1996GermanyCzech RepublicFrance / England
    1992DenmarkGermanyNetherlands / Sweden
    1988NetherlandsSoviet UnionItaly / West Germany
    1984FranceSpainDenmark / Portugal
    1980West GermanyBelgiumCzechoslovakia
    1976CzechoslovakiaWest GermanyNetherlands
    1972West GermanySoviet UnionBelgium
    1964SpainSoviet UnionHungary
    1960Soviet UnionYugoslaviaCzechoslovakia