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Saturday, 25 June 2016

Slovakia vs Germany Euro Football 2016

Slovakia, with the figure of Marek Hamsik as the prime example of good football in the Central European group, try to surprise Germany to reach the quarterfinals of the European Championship, in which the box Joachim Loew has shown a deficiency that makes him imperfect: the lack of scoring.

Only three goals, Bastian work Schwenteiger, Mario Gomez and Shkodran Mustafi, appear in the statistics of the games he has played so far the German box. That's all the offensive baggage of a team that has lacked success in the last meters to show it's really scary.

But it could have the advantage that one of the key men in the German defense is definitely in the lineup by a sore one of her twins. Jerome Boateng, a possible low sensitive, could be replaced by Mustafi, although started in the premiere of Germany, then lost his place against Poland and Northern Ireland.

And besides, Bastian Schweinsteiger, has a distant chance to break through the headlines. Mario Götze in a low state of form, could be sacrificed. Andre Schurrle and Julian Draxler, also hope to grab his position.

Meanwhile, the men of Jan Kozak based almost all their chances in a team game with potential pecking Hamsik and, to a lesser extent, the other star of Vladimír Weiss. Between the two, they will try to surprise a few star-packed Slovakia does not have equipment.

Kozak's work can already be considered a success and now any good result achieved in the first Euro contesting, will be a gift. So far, it has managed to equal the feat of the 2010 World Cup, when Slovakia reached the knockout stages of the tournament.

Now, although the barrier of the quarterfinals seems almost unattainable, the Central European picture is not afraid of anyone and after completing a creditable group stage with a goalless draw against a powerful opponent like England and a victory 2- 1 against Russia with a goal by Hamsik.

He will be the highest representative of the Slovak optimism and is the player who most fear the Germans. The rest, no injuries, except Dusan Svento doubt, will be on the field. Peter Pekarik doubtful (will play with a protection for a broken nose), Tomas Hubocan, Robert Mak and Miroslav Stoch have recovered from different physical discomfort and be ready to try to surprise Germany.