Tuesday, 8th July
Brazil vs Germany in Belo Horizonte.
Germany and Brazil have won eight World Cups between them but have
only played each other once, in the Korea-Japan
2002 World Cup Final.
lost to Brazil (0:2) in Yokohama.
Brazil came out victorious from the two meetings with Germany in the
(4:0) in the 1999 Guadalajara group stage;
(3:2) in the 2005 Nuremberg semi-final.
Sweden 1958; Chile
1962; Mexico 1970; USA 1994; Korea-Japan
Switzerland 1954; West Germany 1974; Italy
Without Neymar and their suspended captain, Thiago Silva, Brazil
would need the home support more than ever.
But home advantage and a little luck may get you to a semi-final but a
team needs a little more to reach the final; enter Germany.
By half-time, Brazil would be compared to Haiti; for conceding five
goals in the first-half of a World Cup Finals game.
Thomas Muller opened the scoring in the eleventh minute and Miroslav Klose became the
World Cup's all-time record goalscorer twelve minutes later.
Toni Kroos added two goals in two minutes before Sami Khedira scored Germany's fifth goal;
inside thirty minutes.
Andre Schurrle came on for Miroslav Klose and added another two goals in ten minutes; with
a further ten minutes still to play.
Oscar scored a consolation goal for Brazil, just before the final whistle.
Final Score: Brazil 1 vs Germany 7
12-Julio Cesar; 23-Maicon, 13-Dante, 4-David Luiz, 6-Marcelo; 17-Luiz Gustavo,
5-Fernandinho, 7-Hulk, 11-Oscar; 20-Bernard, 9-Fred.
1-Manuel Neuer; 16-Philipp Lahm, 20-Jerome Boateng, 5-Mats Hummels, 4-Benedikt Howedes;
7-Bastian Schweinsteiger, 6-Sami Khedira, 13-Thomas Muller, 18-Toni Kroos; 8-Mesut Ozil,
Referee: Marco Rodriguez - Mexico
1 yellow card.
Holland vs Argentina
2014 World Cup Finals - Knockout Stage.
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