Germany in State of Shock After Poor Euro Start

World champions Germany have managed just four points from their three Euro 2016 qualfiers. Retirement of big stars and injuries to some of the current heroes in the team has compounded the problem.

updated: October 16, 2014 08:27 IST
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Germany's forward Thomas Mueller reacts during the UEFA Euro 2016 Group D qualifying football match Germany vs Republic of Ireland.


Berlin: Just three months after their World Cup triumph, Germany are in a state of shock following the poor start to their Euro 2016 qualifiers with Joachim Loew vowing to make amends.

With four point from their first three qualifiers, including their shock defeat to Poland and draw with the Republic of Ireland, Germany find themselves in the unusual position of third in Group D.

They are already three points adrift of leaders Poland and the second-placed Irish with fans wondering where it all went wrong.

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