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Low criticizes defense after Germany are held by Australia

Germany coach Joachim Low lamented his side's defensive frailty after the world champions were lucky to get away with a 2-2 draw at home to Australia on Wednesday night. A late Lukas Podolski goal saved Germany's blushes in Kaiserslautern as their much-maligned defensive weaknesses were laid bare once again. "We didn't do the things the way we wanted to," Low said on the German Football...
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Lukas Podolski rescues draw for Germany against Australia

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- Germany substitute Lukas Podolski scored late to salvage a 2-2 draw for the World Cup holders against Australia in a friendly on Wednesday. Podolski was free at the far post to sweep in a cross from fellow substitute Andre Schuerrle in the 81st minute, eight minutes after coming on. Germany had looked like it was headed for a second successive 2-1 home...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

The conundrum that is German striker Lukas Podolski

When Lukas Podolski arrived to Arsenal from FC Köln in 2012 there were high hopes surrounding the German international.  Following the sale of Robin van Persie in August of 2012 to rivals Manchester United for a fee of around £25 million, Podolski was seen as the heir apparent to the Arsenal front line.  Gunner manager Arsene Wenger recruited the one-time German superstar to...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Lukas Podolski feels his Arsenal career not over yet

Lukas Podolski feels his Arsenal career not over yet - originally posted on When Lukas Podolski joined Serie A giants Inter Milan in the January transfer window, it seemed like his future at Arsenal is almost as good as over. The German international had struggled to get regular games this season for the Gunners, as he dropped down the pecking orders at the club....
Via Soccerlens
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Lukas Podolski Tweets Strange, Funny, Leggy Photo After Practice

Lukas Podolski, a forward on the German national team, appears to be having a fun time with his teammates in Brazil. The Germans have good reason to be happy. Despite struggling against Algeria, the team emerged with a 2-1 victory in the Round of 16. Next up for Germany is France, in a battle for the right to advance to the semifinals of the World Cup. In an alternate universe,...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Lukas Podolski Defends Under-Fire Mesut Ozil After Champions League Loss

Lukas Podolski won’t let Mesut Ozil bear the slings and arrows of the soccer world by himself. On Thursday, Podolski defended his Arsenal teammate with an impassioned post on his Facebook timeline. Podolski’s backing of Ozil comes one day after Arsenal suffered a 2-0 defeat to Bayern Munich in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League Round-of-16 series. Ozil started Wednesday’s...
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Arsenal advances to FA Cup fifth round

Lukas Podolski notched a first-half brace as Arsenal beat Coventry 4-0 to progress into the fifth round of the FA Cup . The German forward put the hosts ahead in the 15th minute from a Mesut Ozil pass and doubled the advantage 12 minutes later after fellow compatriot Per Mertesacker headed on a corner. Coventry improved vastly after the break and Leon Clarke hit the post but Arsenal...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Superman Mesut Ozil & Hulk Podolski at Arsenal Christmas Party

PHOTO: Superman Mesut Ozil & Hulk Podolski at Arsenal Christmas Party - originally posted on Soccerlens.comIt is Christmas Party time and Arsenal camp are in festive mood as well. Sitting top of the Premier League, they have enough reasons to celebrate. On Wednesday evening they celebrated their annual Christmas Party, where German duo Mesut Ozil and Lukas Podolski dressed themselves...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Arsenal: Podolski says he feels very relaxed in England

Arsenal: Podolski says he feels very relaxed in England - originally posted on Soccerlens.comArsenal will face Manchester City in a crunch Premier League battle tomorrow at the Etihad Stadium. Ahead of the Gunners’ crucial away trip, Arsenal’s German stars – Mesut Ozil, Lukas Podolski and Per Mertesacker – shared some light moments. In the pre-match interview, they exclusively...
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December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Podolski to return to training at Arsenal

Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski will return to training this week after more than three months out with a left hamstring injury, handing the Premier League leaders an alternative up front for the busy festive period. Olivier Giroud has been shouldering the attacking burden for Arsenal since Podolski was hurt during the Champions League playoff win over Fenerbahce at the end of August...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

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