Brazil vs Germany World Cup 2014: Germany humiliated brazil at home.
Brazil vs Germany World Cup 2014, Brazil will not be able to forget no matter how hard they try, Germany humiliated brazil at home with a 7-1 victory in the semi-finals
|Format||Group stage, knockouts|
|Golden Boot||James Rodriguez (Colombia)|
The tournament was held in 12 stadiums in Brazil with the final at the historic Maracana in Rio de Janeiro.
It took almost 64 years for the world cup (tournament) to return to the most decorated football country.
The country lived up to expectations and delivered one of the most memorable tournaments.
FIFA deployed new technology for assisting referees with close calls on the goal line as well as vanishing spray for marking the spot for free-kicks.
Due to hot and humid conditions in Brazil, FIFA sanctioned cooling breaks for players and officials. The breaks would be given at the referee’s discretion after 30 minutes.
Hosts Brazil were among the favorites, riding on the success of their newest star Neymar. They edged past Colombia in the quarter-finals but lost Neymar for the rest of the tournament with a back injury.
An important thing to remember about Brazil’s World Cup semi-final against Germany in 2014 is what was expected going in.
Even though Brazil will be missing Neymar and Thiago Silva, it was predicted that the game would be rather close. Germany didn’t quite reach the level of play indicative of being on the verge of winning a World Cup in the earlier rounds, and as a result, they failed to fully persuade. For the first time since 1950, Brazil, the host nation, got the competition off to a good start.
Game kicked off after the national anthem of the both the team, brazil were having home advantage with 56,000 fans inside the stadium, A flowing start saw Germany claim a lead in 11 minutes through Thomas Müller.
Signs of panic were visible in the Brazil teams as they were shocked by Germany quick response, leaving themselves painfully open to counter-attacks, soon after 12 minutes Germany found the way in again.
Miroslav Klose wrote his name as the record goalscorer at World Cup finals, seizing the record off Ronaldo. On 23 minutes the score stood Brazil 0-2 Germany.
In a minute or two Toni kross Strick with 2 goals by 26 mins making Germany 4-0 Brazil and by 29 minutes sami khedira scored, Germany led by five.
The humiliation was such that Mats Hummels later revealed that at the break, the German team agreed to go easy on them for the second half, but seizing the moment Andre Schurrle scored in 69 mins and 79 mins of the game brazil however made 1 consolation goal Oscar’s in the closing moments 90 mins.
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