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Euro 2012 Special: Ten Things We Learned From Friday’s Euro 2012 Qualifiers

It still doesn’t matter how Germany’s stars are doing domestically, they will continue to shine in the national shirt.

Prior to Friday evening’s encounter against Turkey, there was genuine concern that Germany may finally be tripped up by their out-of-form key players. With the spine of their side formed by a Bayern Munich team stumbling in the Bundesliga and up against opponents backed by a strong presence inside the Olympiastadion, Joachim Loew’s side seemed ripe to be upset. No so, are Miroslav Klose once again excelled himself by scoring twice for die Mannschaft as they eased to a highly impressive 3-0 victory, putting themselves to the forefront of the race to reach the Finals. With a trip to Kazakhstan looming on Tuesday, Loew’s men will be aiming to scoop three more points to finish a fine year off with four qualifying wins from for.

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