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Wed 30.May 2012 13:25 Tanya Taylor,
Silvia Neid on game against Romania: "A question of creativity"
Silvia Neid the coach of Germany
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The German national team play a game against Romania this Thursday in the Euro 2013 qualifiers. Below is an interview with Silvia Neid about the game.

Taken from dfb.de (google translate)
It was not an easy game. Low in the opponent getting used to space. And yet it is the women's team succeeded in October 2011 to enter three such important issues for the European Championship qualifier in the away match against Romania.

On Thursday (18 Clock, live on ARD) is to be done in Bielefeld against the same opponent the next step to Sweden. That is not easy because, as in the first game DFB coach Ulrike Ballweg now expects an opponent who is acting out of a solid defense. "They will be compact and aggressive forward play," she says.

"Good football players"

The assistant coach of Silvia Neid warns against underestimating the Romanians. "These are good football players. They have shown to us, what they can and have made our life very difficult. "The team of coach Mary Delicoiu reflected in the qualification group 2 so far bravely.

Currently she is on the third place, ranking ahead of Switzerland traded as high, clothed only in fourth place. In seven games, get the team with four wins, three were lost.

Strong defensive

A look at the goal difference makes it clear what are the strengths of the Romanian collective: Only 13 goal conceded the team - this is the third best value in the group. Only the DFB team with three and Spain with ten goals conceded defensively stronger. It is in the game on Thursday also be important, how can the defense bar of the Romanians are broken. "We need a lot of movement and ideas. This is necessary in order to crack the defensive organization, "says Ulrike Ballweg, like Germany coach Silvia Neid expects a high willingness to run from their players.

More than just the result of commitment to success. Romania's defense bar and leave it offer itself to the enemy as little space as possible in order to flourish. This is the default. "Because," says Ulrike Ballweg, "the more space you give the Romanians, the more dangerous they are."


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