Gareth Southgate happy with England performance despite defeat - Witney Gazette

Gareth Southgate may have tasted defeat as England manager for the first time but left Germany buoyed by the pride, promise and potential shown by his players. A year on from the remarkable comeback win in Berlin, it looked like the Three Lions ...and more »

Germany's Lukas Podolski crowns farewell with stunning winner over England - India Today

Podolski's goal ensured an enterprising England suffered a bitter defeat having looked sharper than their hosts for much of the game and hit the woodwork in the first half. Reuters | Posted by Rohan Sen. reuters@intoday.com. Dortmund, March 23, 2017 ...and more »

Podolski smashes Germany winner to sign off in style - Times of India

DORTMUND: Lukas Podolski signed off his Germany career in style on Wednesday smashing home the winning goal with his trusty left boot to seal a 1-0 friendly victory over England. It was only fitting that the Galatasaray forward, who joins Japan's ...and more »

Podolski signs off in style with winner against England - Times Now

Dortmund: Lukas Podolski admitted his Germany farewell could not have been scripted better after netting the superb winner in the 1-0 friendly win over England. It was only fitting that the Galatasaray forward should claim his 49th goal on his 130th ...and more »

Germany 1 England 0: Lukas Podolski bows out with signature thunderbolt to light up final match - Telegraph.co.uk

New England; old Germany. Gareth Southgate's first game in charge after being appointed England's permanent manager ended in defeat, a loss inflicted by Lukas Podolski who scored his 49th and final goal as he retired from international football.and more »

Podolski: Hart praised me for 'fucking brilliant shot' - Goal.com

Lukas Podolski said his final performance for Germany was "like a great movie" after he struck a stunning winning goal in Wednesday's clash with England, an effort which Joe Hart described as a "fucking brilliant shot." Unbreakable Germany continue ...and more »

Germany 1-0 England: Five lessons for Gareth Southgate's side - SkySports

Lukas Podolski's stunning strike consigned England to a 1-0 defeat in their friendly meeting with Germany. The former Arsenal forward marked his final appearance for Germany with a 25-yard thunderbolt midway through the second half in Dortmund. It was ...and more »

Gareth Southgate knows his England team must evolve - even if their fans are stuck in time-warp songs - Telegraph.co.uk

This was a night when England's young players made headway, and many of their fans in this great stadium stayed stuck in time-warp songs about the IRA and wars. The disparity between Southgate trying to move the whole operation forward and England's ...and more »

Gareth Southgate laments lack of time on training pitch after England's narrow defeat in Germany - The Independent

Gareth Southgate revealed that he had been forced to prepare his players for his new three-man defence on a tactics board, having decided six weeks ago that it was the best way to face Germany. The new system was a success, bringing the best out of ...and more »

Gareth Southgate: England manager impressed by new system - BBC Sport

England manager Gareth Southgate says he was "very pleased" with the way his side adapted to a new system during a friendly defeat by Germany. A stunning Lukas Podolski strike handed Germany a 1-0 win in Dortmund. Southgate said he decided ...and more »