Stunned Germany Expect Tough Test Against Ireland in Euro Qualifiers

Germany suffered a shock 2-0 defeat against Group D toppers Poland and are now fourth in their pool. The world champions will take on Ireland on Tuesday.

updated: October 13, 2014 20:06 IST
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Gelsenkirchen, Germany: Germany coach Joachim Loew says he expects another seaching test against Ireland in Tuesday's Euro 2016 qualifier with the world champions still reeling from their shock defeat to Poland.

Loew's side was beaten 2-0 in Warsaw on Saturday as Poland claimed an historic first win over the Germans, who are fourth in their qualifying pool, to leave the Poles top of Group D.

Martin O'Neill's second-placed Ireland, who demolished minnows Gibraltar 7-0 in Dublin on Saturday with captain Robbie Keane claiming a hat-trick, take on Germany in Gelsenkirchen.

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