Mat Hummels' goal was all Germany needed to secure a berth in the World Cup semifinals once more.
Friday, July 4, 2014
The center back scored his second goal of the tournament to send Joachim Low's men into the last four.
Goal columnist Ives Galarcep and Sporting News writer Mike DeCourcy are in Brazil to provide updates throughout the tournament.
The 29-year-old is wary of the threat that Bleus striker Karim Benzema will pose but insists that Die Mannschaft are a better side now than previously.
The Chelsea midfielder insists that his compatriots know their strengths but recognizes the need for the team to improve against Les Bleus.
Thursday, July 3, 2014
Seven players have been struck by flu-like symptoms, but the coach is confident that all will be available for selection against France in Friday's World Cup quarterfinal
The coach was in confident mood in his pre-match press conference ahead of Friday's World Cup quarterfinal clash at the Maracana
The 20-year-old midfielder has completed his move to Anfield and becomes the Reds' third signing of the summer
A European team is guaranteed to make the last four of the World Cup as Les Bleus take on Joachim Low's men at the Maracana on Friday.
The Germany international is reportedly set to move to La Liga after the Spanish capital club reached an agreement to pay 25 million euros to the Bundesliga club for his services.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
The Chelsea midfielder insists that his team-mates do not feel weighed down by the expectations of their nation and is convinced they can triumph in Brazil
The Germany boss insists that he has made up his mind over the Bayern Munich player's role and defended his tactical approach ahead of the quarterfinal against les Bleus.
The coach believes that his side has plenty of opportunity to get better as the tournament goes on as the team prepares for a quarterfinal encounter with Germany.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
The German expects to be in charge in Russia in four years after his side's dramatic last 16 exit from the World Cup as it lost 2-1 to Belgium after extra time in Salvador.
Despite some questioning the coach's tactics during the World Cup, the United States is clearly moving in the right direction under Klinsmann.
Monday, June 30, 2014
The Euro 2012 semifinalists - and one of the the favorites to win the World Cup - struggled to defeat Algeria and their coach admits it was sheer desire which saw them through
The defender responded angrily to criticism of his side's performance as it reached the World Cup quarterfinals with a 2-1 victory over Algeria
Andre Schurrle and Mesut Ozil scored the decisive goals in extra time to send Joachim Low's side through against the spirited north Africans
Joachim Low's side put in a poor performance but eventually prevailed against Algeria, though serious questions remain about its ability to win the World Cup
The Chelsea forward turned home Thomas Muller's cross before the Arsenal playmaker fired home. Djabou scored a consolation in the dying seconds.