Germany 5-0 up in 29 minsKlose record World Cup scorerBrazil's biggest World Cup defeatFirst competitive home defeat in 39 years

Brazil's World Cup dreams ended in humiliating and brutal fashion as Germany inflicted their heaviest defeat in the first semi-final in Belo Horizonte.


A thunderous occasion that began with Brazil riding a tidal wave of emotion was reduced khổng lồ a nightmare as Germany were 5-0 up inside 29 remarkable minutes in front of a disbelieving Estadio Mineirao crowd.

Brazil's players mourned the absence of the injured Neymar before kick-off, but captain Thiago Silva was an even bigger loss. The result was their first competitive home defeat in 39 years, và the kết thúc of their hopes of making it khổng lồ the World Cup final at the iconic Maracana on Sunday.

Instead, Germany will meet either Argentina or the Netherlands, who play on Wednesday in Sao Paulo.

Thomas Muller gave the three-time winners an early lead before a period of utter chaos saw Miroslav Klose break the World Cup scoring record, Toni Kroos add two more in the space of 179 seconds & Sami Khedira net a fifth.

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It was too much for one Brazil fan hâm mộ to take in a tín đồ park in Belo Horizonte

It was all downhill, and rapidly, for Brazil from the moment Muller was the beneficiary of dreadful marking to steer in Kroos's corner.

Brazil simply fell apart và it was an invitation Germany were not going khổng lồ refuse as Klose scored at the second attempt lớn set a new World Cup record of 16 goals in only 23 games.

What followed was one of the most remarkable passages of play in any World Cup game, let alone a semi-final, as Germany did not just look lượt thích scoring on every attack, they invariably did.


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Muller began the humiliation in the 11th minute
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The first-half humbling continued when Kroos fired in a stunning third
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Brazil players were stunned after Khedira scored Germany's fourth goal in sixth minutes - & fifth overall
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Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari could not look as his side fell to one of the most stunning defeats in World Cup history
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Oscar scored in stoppage time but there was no celebration from the Brazil players
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Scolari (centre) tried to console the Brazil players with a post-match huddle