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Hummels heads Germany past France and into semis

Germany edged France to book a FIFA World Cup semi-final against Brazil or Colombia, with Mats Hummels heading home the only goal early on.

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Quotes

"I think both teams played well defensively today. There weren’t many goalscoring opportunities, which was part of our plan. We didn’t want to give France chances with the quality of strikers they possess. We closed them down well – and that was the key," Joachim Low, Germany coach.

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14:54
The final whistle sounds.
14:53
90'+NEUER (Germany) blocks the shot.
14:53
90'+BENZEMA (France) sees his effort hit the target.
14:52
90'+MÜLLER (Germany) is penalised after committing a foul.
14:52
90'+POGBA (France) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on KHEDIRA (Germany).
14:51
90'+ KRAMER (in) comes off the bench to replace KROOS (out) (Germany)
14:50
90'+GIROUD (France) is penalised after committing a foul.
14:50
90'+KHEDIRA (Germany) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on MATUIDI (France).
14:49
90'GIROUD (France) is penalised after committing a foul.
14:47
88'GÖTZE (Germany) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on POGBA (France).
14:46
87'VARANE (France) blocks the shot.
14:46
87'SCHÜRRLE (Germany) sees his effort hit the target.
14:44
85'SCHÜRRLE (Germany) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on MATUIDI (France).
14:43
85' GIROUD (in) comes off the bench to replace VALBUENA (out) (France)
14:43
84'KROOS (Germany) swings in the corner.

Man of the Match

Defender

Line-ups

France
FranceFRA
Germany
GermanyGER
(GK)(C)
(GK)
Misses next match if booked
3
Misses next match if booked
72'
73'
83'
85'
11
69'
16
(C)Misses next match if booked
Misses next match if booked
18
90'+2
19
Misses next match if booked
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
12
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
85'
12
69'
15
17
15
20
73'
19
83'
72'
Injured
23
90'+2
CoachCoach
Didier DESCHAMPS (FRA)Joachim LOEW (GER)

Match Facts

Rio De Janeiro

Estadio do Maracana

  • Stadium nameEstadio do Maracana
  • CityRio De Janeiro
  • Year constructed1950
  • Overall capacity74738

Weather

  • Sunny
  • 26° CTemperature
  • 8 m/sWind
  • 88 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Néstor PITANA
    Argentina
    ArgentinaARG
  • Assistant Referee 1: Hernan MAIDANA (ARG)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Juan Pablo BELATTI (ARG)
  • Fourth official: Jonas ERIKSSON (SWE)