Brazil v Germany (2014 FIFA World Cup)

2014 FIFA World Cup match

Brazil v Germany, played on 13 July 2014, was an association football match played between Brazil and Germany in the Semi-final of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Germany's 7–1 win was the largest in FIFA World Cup semi-final history. To some, it became known as the Miracle of Rio de Janeiro.[1] To others it was called the Mineirazo or "Mineirazo", comparing it with the famous "Maracanazo", in which Brazil lost an important game against Uruguay in the 1950 World Cup.[2]

2014 FIFA World Cup
Event2014 FIFA World Cup
Date8 July 2014
VenueEstádio Mineirão, Belo Horizonte
RefereeMarco Rodríguez (Mexico)

Background change

The team met for the second time in World Cup history, with the first game being the 2002 FIFA World Cup final. In the previous game against Colômbia, Neymar suffered a fractured vertebra and Thiago Silva was banned due to him getting too many yellow cards in the tournament.

Match change

Brazil  1–7  Germany
Oscar   90' Report Müller   11'
Klose   23'
Kroos   24'26'
Khedira   29'
Schürrle   69'79'
GK 12 Júlio César
RB 23 Maicon
CB 4 David Luiz (c)
CB 13 Dante   68'
LB 6 Marcelo
CM 17 Luiz Gustavo
CM 5 Fernandinho   46'
RW 7 Hulk   46'
AM 11 Oscar
LW 20 Bernard
CF 9 Fred   70'
MF 16 Ramires   46'
MF 8 Paulinho   46'
MF 19 Willian   70'
Luiz Felipe Scolari
GK 1 Manuel Neuer
RB 16 Philipp Lahm (c)
CB 20 Jérôme Boateng
CB 5 Mats Hummels   46'
LB 4 Benedikt Höwedes
CM 6 Sami Khedira   76'
CM 7 Bastian Schweinsteiger
RW 13 Thomas Müller
AM 18 Toni Kroos
LW 8 Mesut Özil
CF 11 Miroslav Klose   58'
DF 17 Per Mertesacker   46'
MF 9 André Schürrle   58'
MF 14 Julian Draxler   76'
Joachim Löw

Man of the Match:
Toni Kroos (Germany)

References change

  1. Emmet Malone (8 July 2014). "No redemption as Brazil humiliated by Germany". The Irish Times. Retrieved 10 July 2014.
  2. Jack Lang (8 July 2014). "Brazil's tragedy: Mineiraço will haunt emotional World Cup hosts for years to come". Mirror Online. Retrieved 10 July 2014.