Germans in seventh heaven
By Peter ORourke
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Germany romped to a 7-0 win over Luxembourg in their World Cup warm-up game.
Germany romped to a 7-0 win over Luxembourg as they continued their preparations for next month's World Cup finals.
Miroslav Klose, Lukas Podolski and Oliver Neuville all helped themselves to two goals apiece at Freiburg.
The hosts proved too strong for Luxembourg as Jurgen Klinsmann's men eased to a morale-boosting win.
Germany got off to a flying start with Klose firing them in front after just five minutes.
The home side doubled their lead on 19 minutes when Torsten Frings converted from the penalty spot.
Young striker Podolski added a third on 35 minutes to put Germany in firm control.
Klose grabbed his second of the contest to make it 4-0 just before the hour mark.
Podolski netted a brace himself when he scored from the penalty spot on 65 minutes.
Neuville got in on the act with two late goals in the dying stages to complete the rout for Germany