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Mats Hummels set to miss Sweden clash

Germany defender Mats Hummels will miss his side’s World Cup clash with Sweden due to a neck injury, says coach Joachim Low. Hummels was one of a number of players to criticise Germany’s tactics after a 1-0 loss to Mexico in their Group F opener. The Bayern Munich centre-back later …

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Roy Hodgson: England’s Ruben Loftus-Cheek is better than Michael Ballack

Ruben Loftus-Cheek has “more strings to his bow” than Bayern Munich legend Michael Ballack and can excel for England against Panama, says former Three Lions boss Roy Hodgson. Chelsea midfielder Loftus-Cheek played under Hodgson during a loan spell at Crystal Palace last season, scoring twice in 24 top-flight appearances as …

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Here is why Germany will beat Sweden 2-0

Germany to win 2-0 against Sweden. Let’s face it, Germany struggled in the first game versus Mexico but we also have to understand that this is an almost completely new roster of players. There many new faces in that squad. But at the end of the day the performance against …

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Juventus show interest in Thiago

Thiago Alcantara, rumored to be leaving the club this summer, is reportedly attracting interest from Italian giants Juventus. Thiago is reportedly ready to leave the club this summer, and the club is also reportedly open to sell the player. However, CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge recently dismissed these claims and insisted that the Spaniard remains in their plans …

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Huge blow for Germany as super star is set to miss Sweden game

Germany are likely to be without centre-back Mats Hummels in Saturday’s crunch World Cup clash against Sweden, coach Joachim Loew said. “Mats Hummels will probably not be able to play. He somehow dislodged a vertebra in his neck yesterday and has not improved,” Loew said at Friday’s pre-game press conference. …

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Huge blow for SWEDEN as a few stars could miss Germany game due to illness and injury

Sweden could be missing a few players for Saturday’s group match against defending champion Germany because of illness and injury. Three players, including starting central defender Pontus Jansson, remained in Gelendzhik on Friday after becoming ill with a stomach bug while the rest of the team flew to Sochi. In a statement posted …

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