MESUT OEZIL

  • Wenger was key to signing for Arsenal: Mesut Ozil September 5, 2013

    London: Mesut Ozil says he chose to move to Arsenal because of manager Arsene Wenger's track record of improving players and his team's brand of attacking football. The Germany playmaker left Real Madrid in the final hours of deadline day to join Arsenal for a club-record 50 million euros ($66 million),...
  • Oezil nets 2 to give Madrid 32 win at Valladolid December 9, 2012

    Barcelona: Midfielder Mesut Oezil scored two exquisite goals to give Real Madrid a 32 comeback win at promoted Valladolid in the Spanish league on Saturday. Madrid rebounded from their last away loss at Real Betis with a valuable three points that provisionally cut the gap with Barcelona to eight points...
  • Sweden salvage stunning 44 draw against Germany October 17, 2012

    Berlin: Sweden staged an amazing comeback to earn a 44 draw with Germany, scoring four goals in the final halfhour in their World Cup qualifying match on Tuesday. Miroslav Klose scored two early goals and Germany dominated for an hour before Sweden came back from a fourgoal deficit. Sweden's coach Erik...
  • Oezil, Reus shine in Germany win over Austria September 12, 2012

    Vienna: Marco Reus scored his third international goal and Mesut Oezil added a penalty Tuesday to help Germany beat Austria 21 in a 2014 World Cup qualifier. Germany looked vulnerable in defense and narrowly avoided a second Austrian goal several times. "We have got six points from two matches, the start is...