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Germany confident despite past vs. Italy (AP)
lazy_sport | July 4, 2006 at 10:01 amby
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Michael Ballack looks at scorelines from recent matches between Italy and Germany and draws a grim conclusion. "We really stand no chance," the German captain said on the eve of Tuesday's semifinal match between Germany and Italy. "They beat us clearly and dominated us. Everything speaks against Germany, it's a wonderful feeling." Ballack was joking, of course.