Germany must not overreact to
their makeshift team's shock 5-3 away defeat by Switzerland in a
friendly at the weekend, midfielder Sami Khedira said on Monday.
"It was not a good game for us on Saturday but we should not
go crazy," Khedira told a news conference at Germany's pre-Euro
2012 training camp in the south of France.
"We should not ignore the result but we should equally not
overestimate it. We can still win the tournament."
Khedira is expected to resume his midfield partnership with
Bayern Munich's Bastian Schweinsteiger that helped Germany
finish third at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
Schweinsteiger was one of eight Bayern players who missed
Saturday's match after coach Joachim Low gave them extra time
to recover from the disappointment of losing on penalties to
Chelsea in the Champions League final on May 19.
"The Bayern players were wounded but they are now full of
anticipation for the tournament. They are fully focused," said
"He laughs normally, he speaks normally, he is just normal,"
he added, referring to Schweinsteiger who missed his spot-kick
in the Champions League shootout.
Low will announce his final 23-man squad on Tuesday,
cutting four players from his preliminary list.
Germany play their last Euro 2012 warm-up against Israel in
Leipzig on Thursday ahead of Group B matches against Portugal,
Netherlands and Denmark in Ukraine and Poland.
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