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Germany, Italy Accused Of Fixing At Euro U21 By Slovakia PM

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 06 / 28 / 17

UEFA has been "urged to investigate the circumstances surrounding Germany's qualification" to face England on Tuesday in the semifinals of Euro U21 in Poland, according to Martyn Ziegler of the LONDON TIMES. Slovakia PM Robert Fico called Germany's final group C match "a farce." The 1-0 win for Ital...

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