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Germany finally gets emphatic win

Germany victorious in battle with France

Originally Published: July 5, 2011
By Jacqueline Purdy

MONCHENGLADBACH, Germany -- German fans came, cheered and got what they wanted -- an emphatic win from the home side as Germany survived a 4-2 thriller over France in front of 45,867 fans at Borussia Park to win Group A. It was one of the most exciting games the tournament has seen, as well as the highest scoring game so far.

Germany raced out to a 2-0 lead in the 32nd-minute thanks to goals from Kerstine Garefrekes and Inka Grings. Second-half substitute Marie-Laure Delie scored for ...

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