Euro 2012: Where It All Went Wrong for Germany Against Italy

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Euro 2012: Where It All Went Wrong for Germany Against Italy
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An intriguing Euro 2012 final was set up for Sunday as Italy stormed to an early 2-0 lead through "Super" Mario Balotelli and didn't let up, taking the final spot with a 2-1 win. 

For Germany, it was the end of the road of a tournament that many expected them to win. 

The normally high-flying Germans looked lethargic and lazy throughout the whole game, save for the last 10-15 minutes, but it was far too little, far too late.

Where did it go so wrong for the Germans, who looked like champions coming into the tournament?

Let's find out. 

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