RIO DE JANEIRO - Germany have been given a helping hand by opponents Argentina in beating them at the last two World Cups but they do not expect any more South American gifts in Sunday's final at the Maracana.
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RIO DE JANEIRO - Germany and Argentina named unchanged starting line-ups for the World Cup final at the Maracana stadium on Sunday.
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