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We know we are in a tough group.Germany and England have history and fame with everything this includes (refs etc etc).Finland is a solid team.Albania sux,but we must be careful because these bastards use to make good game with us and suck with the rest opponents...

Anyway,I think that IF we make a team we will make it.Germany is one of the less talented teams in Europe right now and England,despite having great players always faces problems with the press and underachieves.I mean,if Poland and Sweden can beat them,we should be able to do it as well...Finland as I said is a very good team.Hyypia,Litmanen,Niemi will be no push-overs but I think they are beatable.

What first counts is us to find the right formula of players so we become a TEAM.And if we become a team we are among the top 8 in Europe.
 

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I was talking about it with a friend just before the Euro and I was telling him that although I REALLY hate the Germans, they'd better not fail horrifically, because then they'll go through MAJOR re-organization. Well, they DID fail horrifically and they are going to present a completely new team and that prospect scares me.

On the other hand, I seriously doubt our team being able to throw out the English. Yes, they are underachievers, but not to that extent I think. The Germans are really the ones to throw out.

Now, on Litmanen being a threat, oh well, this must have been a joke!
 

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I feel Germany is more dangerous than England.With Keegan staying put England will not change drastically which is good because we know their way of play.What I'm saying is that,we can beat them.If we make a good game we will beat them unlike lets say Italy,a team which would never beat even if we had the best performance of our history.We have players able to cope with the Eng.ish game (Dabizas anyone) and Greek teams always do exeptionally well with English teams (PAOK-Arsenal).

Germany will do a rebuilding,which is dangerous,but do they have the right players to do prepoer rebuilding? right now I know only 3 young Germans who can be considered "good".Diesler,Lars Ricken and Benfica's goallie Robert Enke...I dont haver an idea if they have an U-21 side...besides,what do you expect from a country where the 15% of players starting at their clubs is NOT over 30...tragic!
 

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I'd still prefer them "asleep" and our team causing them the "wake up" shock.

I agree we could beat the English at home, but I see us definitely lose the away game. Against the Germans we could manage to get a draw (in Germany I mean) and win them here.

Germany still qualifies as the team to throw out.
 

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Well,if we win all our home games,and manage a draw with Germany away we will qualify...a very tricky game will be that with Finlannd away.We must try to beat them although I wouldnt mind a draw...
 
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