Power rankings: Germany great entertainers

We give you our updated rankings of the 16 teams at the Euro 2012 finals with little change as Germany continued to entertain with a 4-2 win over Greece.


Germany were already top of our rankings and, much like Eurosport-Yahoo! readers, we feel they are the in-form team in Europe and thus consolidate their position as number one.

Coach Joachim Loew dropped several big names but the likes of Miroslav Klose, Andre Schuerrle and Marco Reus were brilliant as the new-look attacking triumvirate dismantled the Greeks.

Defender Philipp Lahm scored a cracker, as did defensive midfielder Sami Khedira, with the Germans bringing goals from every angle and every position.

Greece, meanwhile, showed a great deal of fight when they went a goal down, dangerous on the counter-attack and able to claw a couple of goals back from the tournament favourites.

For their positivity they stay seventh, ahead of a Czech Republic side who were dreadfully negative in defeat to Portugal.

On Saturday Spain face France, in what could be a potential banana-skin for the defending champions against Laurent Blanc's schizophrenic side.

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