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Match summary

Both through as Germans edge US

The Germans edged Jurgen Klinsmann’s USA 1-0 in Recife’s rain-soaked Arena Pernambuco, a result that takes both sides through and sent Ghana and Portugal crashing out.

Match Highlights

Quotes

"We were well organised today and dominated the match. We didn’t let USA have a chance on our goal right up to the final whistle. We were strong in midfield and that’s where we put them under pressure," Joachim Low, Germany coach.

Latest News

Live Blog

15:09

OBRIGADO:
Thanks for following along as we witnessed a wet and exciting end to Group G as Germany's 1-0 win sees the Europeans top the group, with USA behind in second. Portugal exit the World Cup with a 2-1 win over Ghana, but now our attention turns to Group H, where the final two matches of the Group Stage kick off in just under two hours' time. Please join us in our daily tournament blog as we breakdown the most recent results and preview what's ahead for Belgium, Russia, Algeria and Korea Republic later today.

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USA
USAUSA
Germany
GermanyGER

Statistics

Ball possession

37%
63%
15Fouls Committed9
1Attempts On Target9
4Shots13
0Total Goals scored1
0Penalties scored0
14:57

FULL-TIME: In a wet and wild finish to the match, Germany hold on to their 1-0 win and finish atop Group G. With Portugal's 2-1 win over Ghana, USA advance to the Round of 16 as well. Both teams are celebrating on the pitch in Recife and applauding their fans for making the journey to the Arena Pernambuco.

14:54
MÜLLER
GermanyGER
Forward

has been elected Man of the Match

90MINUTES PLAYED37TOTAL PASSES1GOALS FOR2SHOTS
14:52
The final whistle sounds.
14:51
90'+DEMPSEY (USA) sees an effort go off target.

Dempsey's header is close but just over the bar. What a finish to this game!

14:50
90'+LAHM (Germany) blocks the shot.

Lahm clears at the last second to deny Alejandro Bedoya!

14:50
90'+BEDOYA (USA) sees his effort hit the target.

Man of the Match

Forward

has been elected Budweiser MAN OF THE MATCH!

Photos

360 Panoramic Photo

Line-ups

USA
USAUSA
Germany
GermanyGER
(GK)
(GK)
76'
89'
(C)
46' HT
Misses next match if booked
59'
(C)
84'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
84'
89'
59'
46' HT
76'
Injured
CoachCoach
Juergen KLINSMANN (GER)Joachim LOEW (GER)

Match Facts

Recife

Recife is the capital of the state of Pernambuco, in the north-east of Brazil, and the centre of the country's fourth-largest metropolitan area - a conurbation of another 13 cities, including Olinda, with a population of 3.7 million.

Arena Pernambuco

  • Stadium nameArena Pernambuco
  • CityRecife
  • Year constructed2014
  • Overall capacity42610

Weather

  • Rain
  • 27° CTemperature
  • 12 m/sWind
  • 79 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Ravshan IRMATOV
    Uzbekistan
    UzbekistanUZB
  • Assistant Referee 1: Abduxamidullo RASULOV (UZB)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Bakhadyr KOCHKAROV (KGZ)
  • Fourth official: ALIOUM (CMR)

Games

  • World Cup Fantasy

  • Castrol's Predictor Challenge

  • Your 11

  • Dream Team

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