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Germany Vs. Portugal, Euro 2012: Germany Goal Disallowed For... Foul Against Germany?

Goodness me. Germany have a goal disallowed for a foul. Against them. Bastian Schweinsteiger, Philipp Lahm and Lukas Podolski exchange passes around the Portugal penalty area before eventually feeding Mesut Ozil, who manages to play a clever pass to Mario Gomez while being fouled by Raul Meireles. Gomez turns and fires into the bottom corner, but the referee has already given a foul. Granted, Portugual's defence had stopped playing after the whistle, but it's the principle of the thing.

Anyway, Podolski belts the free kick straight into the wall, and Portugual are completely let off the hook. A few minutes later and Podolski is at it again, skying a very easy chance after being fed in the area by Mesut Ozil. I'm really not very sure why he's starting. Now that I've said that, he'll get a hattrick.

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