What They're Saying

"Mentally, Germany is stronger, because we have experience of success in the last 20 years. We are always successful, not always winning, but somewhere near or winning, and that is what England is lacking. The pressure in England is so big. The media always lifts up players as world-class who are probably not so far yet. They have to live up to it and sometimes the pressure seems to be too big."

-- Germany goalkeeper Jens Lehmann ahead of Wednesday's Germany-England friendly. The Arsenal goalkeeper's comments were much ado in the English press because he made two major blunders for Arsenal in the first week of English Premier League play.

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