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German goalkeeper Manuel Neuer: ‘We can play finals’

The defending champion is under pressure after the defeat against Mexico.

Manuel Neuer © Belga Image

Germany started the world cup in a minor key. The defending champion showed in his first match surprise by Mexico. According to captain Manuel Neuer, after a lot of injuries will be fit again, it is now up to the players in the following matches against Sweden and South Korea to react.

“We have an experienced core in which no responsibility, wants to escape. The players must now show something. We believe in ourselves and we know what we are capable of. That we need to against Sweden also show. From now on, the only finals, ” said the goalkeeper during a press conference in the German world cup camp in Watutinki.

The 0-1 defeat Sunday against Mexico was for Neuer and his team-mates a cold shower. “Everyone was disappointed about the way that contest is expired. We are then to go together and have discussed what should be improved. Everyone has honestly been the opinion said. We are our own biggest critics,’ says the 32-year-old goalkeeper. ‘Against Mexico lacked the confidence, although I don’t know why. We must ensure that us that no longer happens.’

Saturday night is Germany a second time in action. In Sochi will play the Mannschaft than against Sweden, that on the first day, South Korea defeated with 1-0.

Next week Wednesday (27 June) the reigning world champion in Kazan against the Koreans.

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