For German coach, final against Brazil is a dream come trueBoth Germans and Brazilians reach the final with a proven track record of three wins and two draws in the Olympic Games.
Face Brazil in an Olympic end is "the realization of a dream" for the coach of the men's team Germany soccer, Horst Hrubesch. "What is more beautiful than playing at the Maracana, play the final of the championship against host, Brazil. I'm really looking forward to this game. Could not be better", He said about the fight for gold on Saturday (20) in Rio de Janeiro.
The Germans won the place in the final after defeating Nigeria yesterday (17), Arena Corinthians, area east of the state capital. Despite the Brazilian fans by Nigerians, Germany granted the position to win by 2×0. Early in the game, to 9 minutes of the first half, the score was opened by Klostermann. Nigeria tried and many times approached the German goal. however, the second goal of the match was also Germany, It marked the end of the second half by Petersen.
For the defender Matthias Ginter, today's victory was a relief for the team. "We had problems at the beginning of the tournament", He said of the draws in the first phase. "We talked and talked about it in training. Really we grow together, as time. I'm very happy to reach the final ", said the player, who participated in the Cup 2014, tournament in which the Germans eliminated Brazil with a rout of 7×1.
Horst does not believe, However, the victory which marked the Brazilian imagination ensure an advantage in Saturday's clash. “7×1 It has nothing to do with our team. We are talking about young players, with a chance of a lifetime. We must celebrate, enjoy it. And that's what we do ", He said after the match on Wednesday.
For the defender Ginter, Brazil has more chances to win. He said he had confidence in the ability of his team. "Brazil is a very strong team, favorite to win the medal. But we have no reason to hide. Let's get ready and we can be successful ".
visibly dejected, the coach of the Nigerian selection, Samon Siasia, He lamented the performance of his team in the afternoon. "Do not we deserve to be in the final playing that way". However, he thanked the support of the fans. "Brazilians were cheering for us since a long time", he added, remembering the game against Colombia, last week, also played in the Arena Corinthians. "We like the fans and it was also fun. Thank you".
The Brazil reaches final after trouncing Honduras for 6×0 yesterday afternoon. The match raised Maracanã, entitled to lightning goal Neymar, two goals from Gabriel Jesus and a penalty already in the second half additions. Marquinhos and Luan completed the scoring.
Both Germans and Brazilians reach the final with a proven track record of three wins and two draws in the Olympic Games.