Kahn: ‘penalties are psychological battle’

Oliver Khan, the Germany skipper at the 2002 FIFA World Cup™, says current keeper Manuel Neuer and English rival David James must get their minds right if Sunday’s last-16 tie comes down to a dreaded penalty shoot-out.

Old enemies England and Germany meet in Bloemfontein with a quarter-final spot at stake, conscious that their meetings at UEFA EURO 1996 and the 1990 FIFA World Cup were decided by penalties, with Germany coming out on top on both occasions. England were also beaten by Portugal at EURO 2004 and the 2006 FIFA World Cup on penalties.

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