Germany Vs. Argentina 2012: Halftime Score 1-0 In Favor Of Albiceleste, Germans Down To 10

Germany are down to 10 men at halftime of their friendly against Argentina, but they've actually looked their best in the time that they've been shorthanded. They conceded a goal between the sending off and the end of the half, though it had very little do with a man advantage for Argentina. The Albiceleste's goal was an own goal, scored by Sami Khedira just before the half, and they lead 1-0.

The red was given to Germany goalkeeper Ron-Robert Ziegler, who took down Angel di Maria in the penalty area in the 30th minute. Marc-Andre ter Stegen replaced Thomas Müller and with his first action, made an impressive penalty save on Lionel Messi.

Germany looked very lively after that and had a couple of half chances before conceding. The goal came on a corner kick, which deflected off Khedira before floating past a stunned ter Stegen, who did not anticipate the deflection at all.

We'll have live coverage of this game in our Germany vs. Argentina 2012 StoryStream. in our international friendlies StoryStream.

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