German team manager Oliver Bierhoff warned his players on Friday to avoid a repeat in the World Cup final with Argentina of the ugly scenes that marred the end of the two sides last eight clash in the 2006 finals.
Bierhoff, who has been in the post since 2004, found himself in the thick of it when punches were thrown after Argentina lost a tense penalty shoot-out to Germany. (Loew Saves Germany's Best or Last)
Of the three players punished for the punch up just Maxi Rodriguez remains. (Will Messi Triumph vs Germany)