ThereÃ¢ÂÂs a refreshing lack of pretension about DenmarkÃ¢ÂÂs preparation for this World Cup. One of the last things the squad did on home soil was go back to the clubs where their careers had started to press the flesh and sign autographs for kids.
The managing director of the company which distributes Manchester United fanzine United We Stand to newsagents across Britain and Ireland is normally chirpy on the phone. This time his tone was different.
Ã¢ÂÂOpen, flowing finals? Only for teams who donÃ¢ÂÂt know what theyÃ¢ÂÂre doing.Ã¢ÂÂ That was Gazzetta dello SportÃ¢ÂÂs verdict on InterÃ¢ÂÂs efficient despatch of Bayern Munich in the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday.