Story of the game: Blame the Referee. 9 yellow cards. 9. Completely and totally unnecessary. Only 2 or 3 of all of those cards were warranted. I hate to see a game like that because the players get so cautious it takes away from the actual game.
1st Half Analysis
The Germans started off well and so did the Serbs. The former playing offensive while the latter playing defensive football. I’d give credit to Serbia because with 28’ gone the Germans still did not have a shot on target. The refereeing is worth a mention. I thought it to be too harsh: 6 yellow cards and 1 red card?
With Germany down to 10 men, the White Eagles took advantage of the situation and (more…)