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NUREMBERG, Germany - Thomas Mueller scored twice as Germany got its Euro 2016 qualifying campaign back on track with an unconvincing 4-0 win over Gibraltar on Friday. Adidas Tubular Femme .Mueller opened the scoring in the 12th minute and claimed his second 17 minutes later. Mario Goetze made it 3-0 in the 38th, before an own goal from Yogan Santos completed the scoring in the 67th.There were whistles from some fans who had been expecting a higher score.Germany coach Joachim Loew said beforehand he wanted a result to reflect his sides status as the World Cup winners. Gibraltar, a territory of just 30,000 people, is playing its first qualifying tournament and had already lost 7-0 to both Ireland and Poland in Group D.To be honest Im anything but pleased, Loew said. For a world champion, four goals is too few. We didnt do the little things that we wanted to do. I cant be satisfied. We wanted to play quickly, break from our positions. But we didnt keep our positions.Despite the loss, Loews counterpart was the happier coach.Its a great result, said Allen Bula, whose side is made up mostly of amateurs. We really needed something like this to keep us going.Loew started with a very attacking line-up, with three at the back and four forwards in Mueller, Lukas Podolski, Max Kruse, and Karim Bellarabi, complemented just behind by Goetze and Toni Kroos.Kroos hit the side netting early on, Gibraltar keeper Jamie Robba saved Bellarabis effort and Podolski shot over as the hosts began with intent.Mueller was well-positioned to stab the ball home when Shkodran Mustafis cross rebounded off the near post and was only half cleared.Sensing a rout, fans expected the next to follow quickly, but it didnt come until the 29th, when Podolski crossed to give Mueller a tap-in.Goetze played a one-two with Kruse before firing past Robba in the 38th, before Gibraltar enjoyed a brief period of pressure.Manuel Neuer had to make a great save to stop Liam Walkers audacious effort from the sideline just before the interval.Germany dominated the second half but found it hard to penetrate the visitors stubborn defending until the unfortunate Santos turned Podolskis cross into his own net. Sami Khedira was lurking just behind and would surely have scored otherwise.We had a lot of chances to score. We should have scored more, its clear. It could have been seven or eight, Goetze said.Germany remains three points behind Group D leader Poland, which won 4-0 in Georgia thanks to second half goals from Kamil Glik, Grzegorz Krychowiak, Sebastian Mila and Arkadiusz Milik.Shaun Maloneys sweet curling strike inside the far post in the 75th was enough for Scotland to beat Ireland 1-0 in Glasgow, moving the Scots level on points with Ireland and Germany.It was pretty brutal. I dont think it was pretty at times, Maloney said. It was a physical game out there. Just glad to be on the winning side. Adidas Running Boost . Groves signed with Cleveland as an unrestricted free agent last year after a season with Arizona. He was in the linebacker rotation and had a sack in the season opener against Miami. Adidas Zx 750 Noir . LOUIS -- Known for his game-managing and defensive skills, Yadier Molina made another statement with his bat. CLEVELAND -- Sitting in the last chair on Indianas bench, David West stared straight ahead, unable to look at the court. As the final seconds ticked off the clock on another disheartening loss, West seemed dazed. The Pacers promising season is unraveling Dion Waiters scored 19 points, Luol Deng added 15 and the Cleveland Cavaliers kept their playoff push going with a 90-76 win Sunday over the skidding Pacers, who are losing their grip on the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference. Tristan Thompson had 16 rebounds as the Cavs snapped a nine-game losing streak against Indiana. Cleveland came in three games behind slumping, idle Atlanta for the conferences final playoff spot. With seven games left -- six against teams with losing records -- the Cavs still have a chance. The Pacers, meanwhile, are falling apart. They lost their fifth straight road game and now lead Miami by one game for the Easts top record and home-court advantage throughout the post-season. Since beating the Heat at home last week, Indiana has lost to Washington and Cleveland. "Were losing games at an alarming rate to teams that are inferior to us," said West, who picked up a technical four in the fourth quarter. "We cant figure out a way to perform better. Weve done what you do. Weve had team meetings. Weve had players-only meetings. Weve had players and the coaches (meetings). Were kind of looking for answers right now, and things dont get any easier." Paul George scored 15 and West 14 for Indiana, which fell behind by 21 in the fourth quarter. Once thought to be a lock to make the conference finals, the Pacers are in disarray as they enter the final weeks of the regular season. "Were lost right now," guard Lance Stephenson said. "We just have to play through it." Indianas offence lacks rhythm, and other than their win over the Heat, the Pacers arent showing the same intensity or energy that has made them one of the NBAs top teams. "Were all frustrated," coach Frank Vogel said. "I think were playing against ourselves. Its a level of play that were trying to reach that were not close to where we need to be." The Pacers trailed the Cavs by 13 at halftime, and after pulling within six in the third, Indiana let the Cavs goo on a 14-5 run, capped by Jarrett Jacks 3-pointer that made it 69-54. Ultra Boost Pas Cher. . Indiana never got close enough to threaten the Cavs in the fourth, and Vogel pulled West and his other starters for the final 1:20 -- a surprising sign of surrender. Midway through the quarter, West was assessed the technical and a flagrant-1 after a mix-up with spunky Cavs rookie guard Matthew Dellavedova and Cleveland centre Spencer Hawes. Theres still time to get things fixed, but the Pacers have lost nine of 15 since March 4 and it wont get any easier with San Antonio coming in for a visit on Monday. The Spurs have won 17 straight. "Weve got to get to playing better," West said. "Weve got eight games left. Its going to get real. We dont want to be disappointed in April and May. Weve got to figure something out. Everybody, individually, all of us have to look at ourselves and figure out what we can do to right this ship." The Cavs, on the other hand, are peaking at the right time. They won for the fourth time in five games despite playing without All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving, who missed his eighth straight with an injured biceps. Irving could be back this week, when the Cavs, who are 14-12 since Feb. 5, are at Orlando before a showdown on Friday against the Hawks, who have lost six in a row. "Our guys just keep fighting," Cavs coach Mike Brown said. Cleveland played the second half without centre Anderson Varejao, who strained his right shoulder. The Cavs said their leading rebounder will be re-evaluated Monday. The Pacers, who shot just 37 per cent, lacked any offensive cohesion and left Cleveland searching for answers. "A lot of our guys are out of rhythm right now," Vogel said. "Weve got to figure it out." NOTES: The Pacers have scored less than 80 points in four of their past five games. ... Irving was scheduled to be re-evaluated Sunday by team physician Dr. Richard Parker. Its not yet known when, or if, Irving will play again. ... Clevelands schedule couldnt be better over the next seven games for its playoff drive. The Cavs will play just one team -- Brooklyn -- with a winning record and thats in the season finale. ... 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