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Latvia's tactical masterclass

Published: Monday 19 March 2012, 9.32CET
We analyse how Latvia secured a point against Germany at UEFA EURO 2004.
Published: Monday 19 March 2012, 9.32CET

Latvia's tactical masterclass

We analyse how Latvia secured a point against Germany at UEFA EURO 2004.

UEFA EURO 2004 was the tournament of the underdog as Greece surprised many to triumph and in the group stage debutants Latvia also ruffled the feathers of more illustrious opponents by taking a point off three-times champions Germany. We speak to two heroes of Latvia's team that day, Vitalijis Astafjevs and Marians Pahars, about their tactical approach to the game.

Last updated: 17/04/12 18.00CET

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