Even though Germany fell to France, 2-0, its coach, Joachim Loew
, felt it was the “better team” in their Euro 2016 semifinal.
“Not too many things went
wrong,” Low said. “I must compliment my team. We were the better team. We've put in a good performance, a powerful display. Conceding the goal [penalty kick converted by Antoine
at the end of the first half] was unfortunate a minute from halftime. Of course, we had our chances and, regretfully, we didn't score. But we just didn't have the luck we needed today.
But in 2010 or 2012 when we went out, the sides were better than us. Today this wasn't the case. We were better than the French.”
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