Things can only get better?

June 17, 2008
By Uli Hesse-Lichtenberger
(Archive)
On Saturday, Bernd Schneider, working as a pundit for 'Der Spiegel', tried to put us all in a halfway confident mood for the Austria game with this backhanded assessment: 'I'm convinced that we've already played our worst game at this tournament.' That was basically just a nice way of saying things could only get better, but as far as I'm concerned the verdict is still out as to whether Monday's 90 minutes in Vienna haven proven Schneider right or wrong. If, and it's a big 'if', Germany were ...

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