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Armchair Analyst: German fans can be just as irrational as the rest of us

22 June 5:23 pm

Armchair Analyst: German fans can be just as irrational as the rest of us

By Matthew Doyle

The condemnation of an entire fan base in 140 characters or less:

Voting the player with the best ideas on the field - and that's exactly what Ozil always is unless he happens to be on the same field as Iniesta and Messi - the worst performance of the match is beyond blinkered. So what if not every brilliant flick, through ball or volley came off? Ozil put the Greeks under pressure for the full 90 minutes, and was the primary reason they had to drop their line 10 yards deeper than they wanted to within the first 15 minutes of the game. Germany set up shop in Greece's penalty area, and the German No. 8 is the primary reason why.

I'm flabbergasted. And my gast is not easily flabbered.