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German second-stringers held to scoreless draw
May 13th, 2014 8:27PM

TAGS:  germany, world cup 2014


[WORLD CUP 2014 FRIENDLIES] Germany, which the USA will play at the World Cup, opened the World Cup warm-up schedule with a 0-0 tie against Poland. There is not a lot to put into the result. The Germans were playing without players from their two best teams, Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund, and Coach Joachim Loew gave 12 players their first caps.

Of the 30 players on his short list, Loew was missing 20. The average age of his starting lineup was 21.5.

"We had a lot of newcomers tonight," Loew said. "When you have one or two, they are helped by more experienced players. But they still did really well, were well organized and disciplined."

May 13 in Hamburg
Germany 0 Poland 0.

PRE-WORLD CUP, Schedule:
May 13 in Hamburg
Germany vs. Poland
May 17 in Amsterdam
Netherlands vs. Ecuador
May 18 in Kapfenberg
Iran vs. Belarus
May 26 in Kufstein
Cameroon vs. Macedonia
May 26 in Hartberg
Iran vs. Montenegro
May 26 in St. Petersburg
Russia vs. Slovakia
May 26 in Sydney
Australia vs. South Africa
May 26 in Genk
Belgium vs. Luxembourg
May 27 in San Francisco
USA vs. Azerbaijan
May 27 in Saitama
Japan vs. Cyprus
May 27 in St. Denis
France vs. Norway
May 28 in Mexico City
Mexico vs. Israel
May 28 in Seoul
South Korea vs. Tunisia
May 28 in London
Nigeria vs. Scotland
May 29 in Kufstein
Cameroon vs. Paraguay
May 29 in Washington, D.C.
Honduras vs. Turkey
May 30 in St. Louis
Bosnia & Herzegovina vs. Ivory Coast
May 30 in Montevideo
Uruguay vs. Northern Ireland
May 30 in Hartberg
Iran vs. Angola
May 30 in Santiago
Chile vs. Egypt
May 30 in Seville
Spain vs. Bolivia
May 30 in London
England vs. Peru
May 30 in Lucerne
Switzerland vs. Jamaica
May 31 in Arlington, Texas
Mexico vs. Ecuador
May 31 in Osijek
Croatia vs. Mali
May 31 in Oslo
Norway vs. Russia
May 31 in Sion
Algeria vs. Armenia
May 31 in Lisbon
Portugal vs. Greece
May 31 in London
Italy vs. Ireland
May 31 in Rotterdam
Netherlands vs. Ghana
May 31 in Buenos Aires
Colombia vs. Senegal
June 1 in Harrison, N.J.
USA vs. Turkey
June 1 in Stockholm
Sweden vs. Belgium
June 1 in Houston
Honduras vs. Israel
June 1 in Moenchengladbach
Germany vs. Cameroon
June 1 in Nice
France vs. Paraguay
June 2 in Tampa, Fla.

Costa Rica vs. Japan
June 3 in Goiania
Brazil vs. Panama
June 3 in Chester, Pa.

Greece vs. Nigeria
June 3 in Chicago
Mexico vs. Bosnia-Herzegovina
June 3 in Lucerne
Switzerland vs. Peru
June 4 in Frisco, Texas
Ivory Coast vs. El Salvador
June 4 in Miami Gardens, Fla.
England vs. Ecuador
June 4 in La Plata
Argentina vs. Trinidad & Tobago
June 4 in Montevideo
Uruguay vs. Slovenia
June 4 in Valparaiso
Chile vs. Northern Ireland
June 4 in Verona
Italy vs. Luxembourg
June 4 in Amsterdam
Netherlands vs. Wales
June 4 in Geneva
Algeria vs. Romania
June 6 in Foxboro, Mass.
Portugal vs. Mexico
June 6 in Harrison, Calif.
Greece vs. Bolivia
June 6 in Salvador
Croatia vs. Australia
June 6 in Sao Paulo
Brazil vs. Serbia
June 6 in Moscow
Russia vs. Morocco
June 6 in Tampa, Fla.
Japan vs. Zambia
June 6 in Mainz
Germany vs. Armenia
June 6 in Buenos Aires
Colombia vs. Jordan
June 7 in Jacksonville, Fla.
USA vs. Nigeria
June 7 in Buenos Aires
Argentina vs. Slovenia
June 7 in Brussels
Belgium vs. Tunisia
June 7 in Miami Gardens, Fla.
England vs. Honduras
June 7 in Landover, Md.
Spain vs. El Salvador
June 7 in Foxboro, Mass.
Costa Rica vs. Ireland
June 8 in Sao Paulo
Iran vs. Trinidad & Tobago
June 8 in Lille

France vs. Jamaica
June 9 in Miami Gardens, Fla.
Ghana vs. South Korea
June 10 in East Rutherford, N.J.
Portugal vs. Ireland

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