Focus on Germany

The Lahm Equation

March 30, 2011
By Uli Hesse
(Archive)
More often than not, Germany games have gripped (or at least moved) the nation in the recent past. But the two internationals of the past five days - against Kazakhstan on Saturday and against Australia on Tuesday - seemed at best unwelcome, at worst like a pointless interruption of a tremendously entertaining league season.

Yet it's not as if the two matches didn't trigger debates. The two biggest concerned the left back question, also known as the 'Lahm Equation', and the role of the ...

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