Five things that went wrong for Brazil as Germany hand out their worst ever World Cup defeat

Luis GustavoIf you’ve never seen a match like it, you’re not alone.Brazil were slaughtered by Germany on Tuesday night. Utterly eviscerated.The inquest will last for days. Actually, who am I kidding? It’s going to rumble on for years in Brazil. Decades, perhaps.The errors were almost too numerous to count, the goals blurring into one another in the Belo Horizonte night.Here...
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Germany advance into the Final Four after defeating France

In the first 2014 FIFA World Cup Quarter Finals, the France National Team took on the Germany National Team.  Both nations had played each other 19 times in the past, with the French winning eleven, the Germans eight, and six draws. Lineups: FRA (4-3-3): 1. Hugo Lloris (C) (GK) ; 2. Mathieu Debuchy, 4. Raphael Varane, 5. Mamadou Sakho, 3. Patrice Evra; 14. Blaise Matuidi, 6. Yohan...
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Germans Rocks Speedos After World Cup Practice

Jerome Boateng, Mesut Ozil, Lukas Podolski and Sami Khedira of Germany showed off the thunder thighs by pulling out their speedos right before Friday’s Quarterfinals match with France. [Instagram] The post Germans Rocks Speedos After World Cup Practice appeared first on Diehardsport.
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2014 World Cup: German defender Jerome Boateng keen to delay family reunion

While Ghana star Kevin-Prince Boateng’s tournament ended in a bust-up, Jerome is yet to concede a goal with Germany.His brother Kevin-Prince may be back home in Germany after being sent home in disgrace by Ghana, but Jerome Boateng has no plans to join him.The Germany defender said he is confident his side will be at their best in the Round of 16 to progress but remains wary of...
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Boateng and Khedira return to Germany training

Germany have been boosted by the return to training of Jerome Boateng and Sami Khedira. Boateng failed to emerge for […]
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s a sibling rivalry as Germany Jerome Boateng marks his brother, Ghana’s Kevin-Prince, during World Cup clash

Boateng brothers Jerome and Kevin-Prince went head-to-head for the second time at a World Cup as Germany took on Ghana on Saturday night.Born in Berlin to the same Ghanaian father, Bayern Munich defender Jerome chose to represent Germany at international level, while Schalke midfielder Kevin-Prince wears the colours of Ghana.Shake on it: Jerome Boateng (left) and his brother Kevin...
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Germany vs. Ghana: Klose saves Germany as Ghana excel on the counterattack

Germany and Ghana played to an entertaining 2-2 draw in Fortaleza on Saturday evening, with the game notable due to Miroslav Klose’s equaling of Ronaldo’s FIFA World Cup record of 15 total goals.Mario Goetze opened the scoring for Die Mannschaft in the second half, but the Black Stars bit back through Jordan Ayew and Asamoah Gyan.Klose, playing the part of super-sub...
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Germany vs Ghana: Starting Lineups And World Cup Open Thread

Ghana face a stern test as they come up against a rampant German outfit. This tie also divides the Boateng family down the middle, as Germany’s Jerome Boateng comes up against his brother Kevin-Prince Boateng, who will be playing for Ghana. The match kicks off at 3 PM EST/12 PM PST, and for viewers in USA, this is where the match can be watched - English language: ESPN and WatchESPN...
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KSK World Cup Open Thread: Argentina-Iran! Germany-Ghana! Nigeria-Bosnia & Herzegovina

Getty Image The morning starts off with Group F leaders Argentina facing off against Iran in a matchup that could give Argentina a bit of a headache. Iran played to a solid 0-0 draw against Nigeria with a strong, organized defense that is certain to tighten up even further facing the high-speed Argentineans. Despite an own goal by Bosnia and Herzegovina three minutes into the game...
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Player Analysis: Why Chelsea’s Christian Atsu could be key for Ghana against Germany

Christian AtsuFor 78 minutes on Monday Ghana’s Christian Atsu was the best player in the pitch. The Chelsea winger perfectly exploited the weak point in the USA line-up, left-back DaMarcus Beasley and was a constant threat to the US defence. However despite Atsu’s impressive performance he ended up with nothing to show at the end of the match, as Ghana lost 2-1 to USA.Next up...
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2014 World Cup: Mixed emotions for Germany’s Jerome Boateng ahead of Ghana clash

Kevin Prince Boateng and half-brother Jerome.Germany defender Jerome Boateng admits to having a few mixed feelings ahead of Saturday’s FIFA World Cup clash with Ghana.After keeping Cristiano Ronaldo quiet as Germany cruised to a 4-0 win over Portugal, Boateng is once again set to start as right full-back with Philipp Lahm keeping his place as a defensive midfielder.However, it...
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Germany vs Ghana: All the stats, facts and team news for the Group G clash

Group G: Germany v GhanaVenue: Estadio Castelao, FortalezaKick-off: 8pm (4pm, Brazil time)TV coverage: BBC1, from 7.30pmOdds: Germany 1/3, Draw 9/2, Ghana 8/1Referee: Sandro Ricci, BrazilManagers: Joachim Low (Germany), James Appiah (Ghana)Team news to followKey clash: Jerome Boateng (Germany) v Kevin-Prince Boateng (Ghana) Four years ago Kevin-Prince was public enemy No...
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Mats Hummels’ injury means Germany may have to change a winning formula

Matts Hummels is injured.Mats Hummels thigh injury against Portugal means that Löw will likely be forced into changing some cogs of the purring, Germany engine.The replacement pieces, and there is a range to choose from, will alter the way in which Germany go through the gears against Ghana on Saturday night.A plague of injuries aside, captain Philipp Lahm will be in midfield for...
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2014 World Cup: Boateng brothers clash again as Ghana-Germany match looms

Jerome and Kevin-Prince BoatengBrotherly love will be forgotten on Saturday when Germany’s Jerome Boateng faces his sibling once more at a World Cup with Ghana’s Kevin-Prince Boateng predicting a ‘fight to the death’.The half brothers were both born in Berlin to separate mothers, but in 2009, Schalke’s Kevin-Prince, 27, opted to play for the country of his father.He turned...
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2014 World Cup: Ghana vrs Germany – the top facts in the big clash

FC Schalke 04′s Kevin-Prince Boateng (l.) and brother Jerome Boateng (r.) of FC Bayern München met four years ago at the World Cup in Germany’s group stage game against GhanaMunich – A star-studded Germany side full to the brim with Bundesliga stars took an emphatic first step to winning a fourth FIFA World Cup, beating Portugal 4-0 on Monday. However, their next opponent...
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2014 World Cup: Germany hopeful Hummels will be fit to face Ghana on Saturday

Hummels suffered the injury during their match against PortugalGermany defender Mats Hummels is undergoing extensive treatment for a thigh injury but it is still uncertain whether he will be fit for Germany’s next World Cup match against Ghana on Saturday, assistant coach Hansi Flick said.Flick also indicated that – if Hummels is fit – Germany would field the same starting...
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2014 World Cup: Germany to miss key defender Hummels against Ghana, Boateng doubtful

NJURY DOUBT: Mats Hummels is helped from the field during Germany’s 4-0 win over Portugal.Defender Mat Hummels may miss Germany’s next World Cup match against Ghana on Saturday after suffering a thigh injury in the team’s opening match, the German FA (DFB) said today.”Hummels suffered a contusion in his right thigh with bleeding into the muscle,” the DFB said in a statement...
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Germany allay fears over defensive duo

Germany have calmed fears over injuries to Mats Hummels and Jerome Boateng sustained in their FIFA World Cup opener. The […]
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Germany and Portugal Predicted Line-Up in Group G Battle

Tomorrow, Germany takes on Portugal at 12 ET in Salvador, Brazil. This is perhaps the most highly anticipated matchup in this World Cup’s group stage. Both teams will be very nervous as this match shall probably decide who wins the Group of Death. Germany is one of the favorites to win this World Cup. First, though, they must get through the Group of Death. Their first obstacle...
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Lahm and Boateng to tackle Ronaldo – Low

Joachim Low has charged Jerome Boateng and Philipp Lahm with eliminating the threat of Cristiano Ronaldo on Monday. Germany face […]
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2014 World Cup: Boateng brothers to resume rivalry in Brazil

The Boateng brothers will again line up on opposing sides at the FIFA World Cup finals.Kevin-Prince Boateng and Jerome Boateng will be one of several pairs of brothers to line up at the World Cup but unlike the others they will be on opposing sides.Even more unusually, just as in 2010, they will face each other in the group stage.While Yaya and Kolo Toure from Cote d’Ivoire and...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 World Cup: Boateng brothers prepared for another meet

Kevin Boateng and Jerome BoatengIt is by no means a new phenomenon for brothers to play alongside each other at a FIFA World Cup, with Argentinians Mario and Juan Evaristo as well as Mexicans Manuel and Felipe Rosas and Rafael and Francisco Gutierrez all making the trip to the inaugural World Cup in Uruguay in 1930. Over the years they have been followed by Fritz and Ottmar Walter...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Boateng angered by Ozil critics

Jerome Boateng is baffled by some of the criticism levelled at Germany team-mate Mesut Ozil. Both players were involved in […]
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Boateng favours centre-back role

Germany international Jerome Boateng says he would favour a central defensive role at the FIFA World Cup. The Bayern Munich […]
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 World Cup: Germany defender Jerome Boateng looking forward to taking on Ghana

Jerome BoatengBayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng is looking forward to playing against the country of his parents, Ghana – and his older brother Kevin-Prince.Jerome, 25, who has just completed back-to-back doubles with his Bundesliga club side Bayern Munich, plays his international football for Germany, while the 27-year-old Kevin-Prince has thrown his lot in with Ghana’s...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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