Historical win for Austria
16.08.2012, 12:11:44 Uhr
Werder teammate Sokratis played a full 90 minutes for the Greece national team in their 3-2 victory over Norway in Oslo. Theodor Gebre Selassie und Aleksandar Ignjovski both played to scoreless draws with their teams as "Theo" played 78 minutes in the Czech Republic's draw with Ukraine and "Iggy" played the whole game against Ireland. Francois Affolter watched Switzerland's 4-2 victory over Croatia from the bench after having played once for the Swiss national team at the Olympic football tournament in London.
Florian Hartherz, Niclas Füllkrug, Tom Trybull and Johannes Wurtz meanwhile all returned to Bremen after their four-day training camp with the German U20 national team in Hennef. "For us, it's a new team with a new coach and a new philosophy. The U20s are even more orientated towards the senior national team. That has to first grow together," said Hartherz Thursday morning. The camp ended with a 4-2 victory for Germany against Luxembourg's U21 side, which each of the Green-Whites players playing one half and none of them making the scorers' list.