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Jun 13, 2012, 10:05 PM EDT
Germany is clearly Euro 2012′s best team, but with the competition playing catch up, the favorites must continue to improve is they’re to claim their first major title since 1996.
Jun 13, 2012, 8:23 PM EDT
Germany dominates Wednesday’s Team of the Day, a day that may end a short chapter in Dutch soccer history.
Jun 13, 2012, 5:30 PM EDT
Two Mario Gomez goals leave the Dutch on a wing and a prayer after losing 2-1 to Germany on Wednesday.
Jun 13, 2012, 3:57 PM EDT
Citing crowd behavior, violence and “illicit banners,” European soccer’s governing body has already hacked six points off the Russian total for next round of qualifying. Tsk, tsk, guys:
Jun 13, 2012, 2:31 PM EDT
Portugal needed a late goal after conceded a two goal lead, with Denmark failing to build on their Saturday upset of the Dutch.
Jun 13, 2012, 11:24 AM EDT
It might be the best day of Euro 2012′s group stage. Portugal and Denmark pick up where they left off in qualifying, which northern Europe rivals Germany and Netherlands meet with Dutch backs to the wall.
Jun 13, 2012, 11:16 AM EDT
I didn’t feel like yesterday’s photographic representation of that banner-of-absurd-scale did proper justice to the crazy thing. Here’s a better shot:
Jun 13, 2012, 10:58 AM EDT
It’s all fun and games – until the first flaming projectile flies across enemy lines. KickTV video from before yesterday’s Poland-Russia contest, a.k.a. a “security nightmare:”
Jun 13, 2012, 10:25 AM EDT
I thought I was about to watch an educational retrospective of past German national team kit. What I got instead was … well … I can’t really say:
Jun 13, 2012, 3:13 AM EDT
One of the world’s great soccer rivalries is rekindled on Wednesday, with the Netherlands needing a win over Germany to keep a quarterfinal spot in focus.
Jun 13, 2012, 1:29 AM EDT
Portugal is a world power, while Denmark is a scrappy team that’s just trying to pick off points from in a group of death … Wrong.
Jun 12, 2012, 9:13 PM EDT
Russia remains the class of Group A, and while the Czech Republic’s vaulted into second, the co-hosts still have the look of quarterfinalists.
Jun 12, 2012, 7:58 PM EDT
Wide play continues to be a major factor at Euro 2012, while attrition is set to become a factor during the last week of group play.
Jun 12, 2012, 7:22 PM EDT
KIEV, Ukraine – There’s violence on the streets of Warsaw, but you’d have no idea it existed if you were sitting in Kiev and not watching TV:
Jun 12, 2012, 5:16 PM EDT
A second half equalizer sets up a win-and-in Saturday for Poland, who drew with group-leading Russia on Euro 2012 Tuesday.
Jun 12, 2012, 3:19 PM EDT
This is what the fans around the Warsaw grounds saw unfurled just a while ago, prior to kickoff of Poland-Russia match. Yikes:
Jun 12, 2012, 3:02 PM EDT
Things began to come unraveled this evening in Warsaw, where Poland is meeting Russia in that Euro 2012 meeting with so many layers of Cold War history.
Jun 12, 2012, 2:27 PM EDT
Two goals in six minutes sealed this match for the Czech Republic, who are one win away from Euro 2012′s quarterfinals.
Jun 12, 2012, 11:35 AM EDT
The Czechs are on the brink of elimination as Euro 2012 opens its second round of group games, with Czech Republic-Greece the lead in for Poland-Russia.
Jun 12, 2012, 10:27 AM EDT
Considering the bitter history between these two lands, and considering some planned demonstrations, security in the Polish capital is super-tight ahead of tonight’s European Championship contest:
Jun 12, 2012, 4:38 AM EDT
KIEV — When Andriy Shevchenko scored his second goal, putting Ukraine into the lead for good and telling Zlatan Ibrahimovic “anything you can do, I can do better,” the crowd in the Kiev Fan Zone exploded. But perhaps not quite as much as one might think. Sure, they were excited, but it was a brief…
Jun 12, 2012, 2:24 AM EDT
In Tuesday’s second game, Russia looks to build on last week’s dominance while Poland fights to keep their quarterfinal destiny under their control.
Jun 12, 2012, 12:23 AM EDT
Two teams going in different directions kick off the season round of group play, with a Czech Republic loss will see Euro 2012′s first casualty.
Jun 11, 2012, 9:30 PM EDT
Group D showed itself to be Euro 2012′s most competitive group, making it difficult to tournament favorites and the competition’s best players to distinguish themselves.
Jun 11, 2012, 8:20 PM EDT
A Ukrainian legend got his team’s tournament off to a perfect start, with England got their sought-after draw against Group D’s favorites.
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