Semi final 2: Germany v France (with Dimitri Payet)

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Semi final 2: Germany v France (with Dimitri Payet)

Postby Claretdave on Thu Jul 07, 2016 7:32 am

Looking forward to this one, which could go either way, could be a classic or tedious, and will provide the strong favourite for the final.

Dimi v Ozil.....

West Ham v Arsenal......

Allez les Bleus! :scarfer:
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Re: Semi final 2: Germany v France (with Dimitri Payet)

Postby ageing hammer on Thu Jul 07, 2016 9:03 am

I fancy France to beat them, maybe Payet is due a freekick :scarfer:
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Re: Semi final 2: Germany v France (with Dimitri Payet)

Postby The Old Man of Storr on Thu Jul 07, 2016 9:18 am

France play the better football so for that reason alone I want them to win - Germany rely on height and athleticism .
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Re: Semi final 2: Germany v France (with Dimitri Payet)

Postby vietnammer on Thu Jul 07, 2016 9:27 am

It's great when you can watch and you don't care who wins
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Re: Semi final 2: Germany v France (with Dimitri Payet)

Postby The Old Man of Storr on Thu Jul 07, 2016 12:05 pm

vietnammer wrote:It's great when you can watch and you don't care who wins


Amen to that brother .

At least you England fans could relax a lot sooner than us Welsh . :)
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Re: Semi final 2: Germany v France (with Dimitri Payet)

Postby fjthegrey on Thu Jul 07, 2016 12:18 pm

I'll be supporting Payet, as usual. Him in the final all but guarantees the Player of the Tournament victory, because it isn't going to be a Pork and Cheese player, unless they do what they did at the 2014 World Cup and cuntishly give it to under performing superstar Ronaldo, as they did for Messi.

I don't think the Germans rely on height or athleticism at all by the way TOMOS. Don't understand that claim. I'd have said France, with Giroud shoehorned in alongside Pogba, Matuidi and Kante, are much more reliant on physique.
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Re: Semi final 2: Germany v France (with Dimitri Payet)

Postby hammers92 on Thu Jul 07, 2016 12:25 pm

MOTM performance from Dmitri would shut every Arsenal fan up tonight too :thup:
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Re: Semi final 2: Germany v France (with Dimitri Payet)

Postby The Old Man of Storr on Thu Jul 07, 2016 12:38 pm

fjthegrey wrote:
I don't think the Germans rely on height or athleticism at all by the way TOMOS. Don't understand that claim. I'd have said France, with Giroud shoehorned in alongside Pogba, Matuidi and Kante, are much more reliant on physique.


It's just the way it comes across to me - I tried finding out some stats about the tallest squad , turns out to be Sweden - Germany win out on age - they have an average age of 26.4 , Switzerland had the youngest Squad at 26 - England 26.6 , Wales 27.4 - oldest Squad were Slovakia at 30.7 . Smallest Squad were Spain .
It only gave Tallest and Smallest .
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Re: Semi final 2: Germany v France (with Dimitri Payet)

Postby fjthegrey on Thu Jul 07, 2016 12:57 pm

I'd say they're the most technical team in the competition after Spain and one of the least reliant on physicality.

They can mix it up though. They'll not shirk a battle.
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Re: Semi final 2: Germany v France (with Dimitri Payet)

Postby Puff Daddy on Thu Jul 07, 2016 1:46 pm

I know Germany have a few selection problems, but they will still put in a shift. 1-1. extra time and penalties
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Re: Semi final 2: Germany v France (with Dimitri Payet)

Postby Iron-on-transfer on Thu Jul 07, 2016 2:29 pm

Puff Daddy wrote:I know Germany have a few selection problems, but they will still put in a shift. 1-1. extra time and penalties

....so you're going for Germany then on that basis? :lol:

Come on Dimi...stick one past that arrogant tw*t Neuer for me!
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Re: Semi final 2: Germany v France (with Dimitri Payet)

Postby bobbymooresbracelet on Thu Jul 07, 2016 2:47 pm

The squareheads 2-0.
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Re: Semi final 2: Germany v France (with Dimitri Payet)

Postby WCpete on Thu Jul 07, 2016 7:45 pm

Icelandic chant again. Thieves.
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Re: Semi final 2: Germany v France (with Dimitri Payet)

Postby aaronhammer on Thu Jul 07, 2016 7:56 pm

Come on Dimi keep doing us proud :scarfer:
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Re: Semi final 2: Germany v France (with Dimitri Payet)

Postby Paddy O'Hammer on Thu Jul 07, 2016 8:01 pm

That ref likes the French. 2:1 France and a few dodgy calls.
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Re: Semi final 2: Germany v France (with Dimitri Payet)

Postby aaronhammer on Thu Jul 07, 2016 8:07 pm

France have started well.

Giroud frustrates the hell out of me
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Re: Semi final 2: Germany v France (with Dimitri Payet)

Postby WCpete on Thu Jul 07, 2016 8:08 pm

That was some football right there. Griezmann is electric.
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Re: Semi final 2: Germany v France (with Dimitri Payet)

Postby WCpete on Thu Jul 07, 2016 8:09 pm

Saw a Hammers kit in the crowd right before anthems.
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Re: Semi final 2: Germany v France (with Dimitri Payet)

Postby Monkeybubbles on Thu Jul 07, 2016 8:15 pm

Has Martin Keown ever actually seen a game of football?
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Re: Semi final 2: Germany v France (with Dimitri Payet)

Postby Mattias on Thu Jul 07, 2016 8:21 pm

Deutschland!
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