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Top 15 Stats From Brazil 1-7 Germany World Cup Semifinal

brazil germany2 Top 15 Stats From Brazil 1 7 Germany World Cup Semifinal

0 is the number of games lost by Germany in which Miroslav Klose has scored.

1st: Germany were the first team to score seven goals in a World Cup semifinal.

5 is the number of saves made by a hapless Julio Cesar.

The 10th German shot was their first effort to go off-target as Mesut Oezil’s free-kick went flying over the bar.

16 goals scored by Miroslav Klose in World Cup matches helping him surpass the Brazilian Ronaldo at the top of the goalscoring charts. All goals have come from inside the box.

24 years is the tender age of Thomas Mueller who can boast of 10 World Cup goals in his relatively short career.

26 touches of the ball by both Fred and Klose, the former of whom had seven touches in the centre circle as he kicked off the match after six goals and after half-time.

42 successive games over a period of 12 years was the length of time in which Brazil were unbeaten at home prior to the match against Germany.

93% was the pass accuracy of Toni Kroos and Sebastian Schweinsteiger. Fernandinho was successful in 72% of his passes.

179 seconds was the time elapsed between Germany’s second and fourth goals.

223 goals scored by Germany in their World Cup history. 

1920: the year in which Brazil last lost a game by 6 goals or more in a 6-0 scoreline against Uruguay.

1938: the first and previously last time Brazil had conceded five goals or more in the World Cup in a match against Poland.

1958: the last time a team scored 5 goals or more in a World Cup semifinal when Brazil won 5-2 against France.

55,000: the crowd in attendance at Belo Horizonte that saw the carnage suffered by Brazil in the hands of the Germans.

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