Germany 4 Greece 2
Coach Löw's methods have changed the nature of national side's game to produce a slick machine
Netherlands 1 Germany 2
Mario Gomez has hit back at criticism of his performance in Germany's 1-0 victory over Portugal in their opening game of Euro 2012.
World Cup finalists need Sneijder and Robben back to their best to stand any chance of Euro 2012 crown, reports Jack Pitt-Brooke
German striker Miroslav Klose has transferred to Lazio after failing to agree to a new contract with Bayern Munich.
Germany striker Miroslav Klose is leaving Bayern Munich after failing to agree a new contract with the Bundesliga club.
Paul Lambert insists leaving Norwich never crossed his mind and, with speculation over his future now put to bed, the Scottish manager can focus on a summer recruitment drive to help the Canaries stay in the Barclays Premier League.
President Franz Beckenbauer appears to have written off Bayern Munich's chances of retaining the Bundesliga title just seven matches into the season.
Striker Miroslav Klose has opened the door to a possible move away from Bayern Munich at the end of the season.
Anyone who thought last night's match was going to be an end-to-end thriller has not been paying attention this past month. Caution has been the underlying theme of this World Cup. In that sense, the finals got the final it deserved, if not the excellent and joyous hosts. There have been some rivetting matches, but they have usually occurred when one team has been chasing a goal, either because they needed to win the match, or because their opponents had scored early.
Uruguay 2 Germany 3
What I Learnt This World Cup
Uruguay v Germany, 7.30pm, Port Elizabeth, ITV 1
Avram Grant, the new West Ham United manager, did his best to straight-bat all questions fired his way on his first official appearance at Upton Park yesterday but broke into a fit of the giggles when asked whether striker Benni McCarthy, who admits to carrying a few extra pounds, was looking hungry in training.