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Brazil 1-7 Germany: World Cup 2014 Semi-Final As It Happened

08/07/2014 10:14 | Updated 08 July 2014

Brazil and Germany meet again in the World Cup for the first time since the Seleção's 2002 final victory. The hosts are underdogs this time and still smarting from Neymar's injury and Thiago Silva's suspension, but home advantage has been critical for this mediocre of Brazil sides at this World Cup and Germany have lost their last two semi-finals.

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Some Brazilians are praying

Their prayers weren't answered. They were embarrassing and gutless. Paulinho looks to be arguing with Cesar and Gustavo, but they are being booed loudly by the Belo Horizonte crowd.

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FULL-TIME: Brazil 1-7 (SEVEN) Germany

That is the biggest World Cup semi-final win.

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92 min

Luiz drills a harmlesss shot at Neuer and Germany break, but Ozil's pass for Draxler hasn't got enough pace on it and a free-kick is given.

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GOAL!

Brazil have scored, courtesy of Oscar. Neuer starts to come for a long ball, Oscar cuts inside, Boateng looks unarsed, and he smashes the ball in for an undeserved, pointless goal.

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90 min

Ozil misses a sitter. He's played through one-on-one, the pass is fine, he has Schurrle to his right, but he pulls the ball wide of the post.

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89 min

Germany nearly play Schurrle in again but the pass just has a bit too much pace on it. Up the other end, Oscar is one-on-one from an acute angle yet, appropriately, lashes the ball out for a throw.

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88 min

Marcelo is lucky there. His appalling defending should be punished but Dante bails him out. The camera switches to Scolari, who looks like he wants to larup the left-back.

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85 min

Decent hit from Ramires, 20-odd yards out, but Neuer gets behind it and doesn't flinch. Anyone that says he isn't the best goalkeeper in the world is wrong.

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83 min

Germany are taking the piss and Brazilian fans, according to the BBC's Steve Wilson, are serenading the passing with "Olés". Surreal.

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81

Awful effort from Marcelo on the half-volley, as he kicks the ground more than the ball from just outside the area. Neuer wants to get on with the game and get an eighth.

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