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Kiessling disappointed by snub

November 19, 2012
By Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent
Bayer Leverkusen striker Stefan Kiessling took a swipe at Germany manager Joachim Low after scoring his 21st league goal of the year in the 2-0 win against Schalke.

Kiessling, 28, has been given the cold shoulder by Low, not having pulled on the national shirt since the 2010 World Cup.

Remarkably, he was left out the latest Germany squad to face Netherlands despite Miroslav Klose pulling out and Mario Gomez not being deemed fit enough. Instead of calling up the former Nurnberg ...

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