Greece captain promises Germany tough fight
Derek Gatopoulos - The Associated Press
From the left, Greece's Costas Katsouranis, Yiannis Maniatis, Dimitris Salpigidis and Jose Holebas celebrate after they scored against Poland during the Euro 2012 soccer championship Group A match between Poland and Greece in Warsaw, Poland, Friday, June 8, 2012.
A convincing Germany side advanced to the last eight after three straight group wins, while Greece's 1-0 victory over Russia — it's first win at a European Championship since lifting the trophy in 2004 — saw the team scrape through.
In terms of head-to-head matches, the figures look even worse. Greece has lost five and drawn three of its eight games against Germany and former West Germany.
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