08/07/2014 07:26 BST | Updated 08/07/2014 07:59 BST

Brazil V Germany World Cup 2014: Die Mannshcaft's Semi-Final Record

Tonight marks Germany's 12th World Cup semi-final and their fourth in succession - a finals record.

Arguably the most entertaining side at the 2006 and 2010 finals, they were denied a final berth on both occasions, but their defeat of France in last week's quarter-final hinted at a return to the efficiency that generations have identified the Mannschaft with.

Ahead of their clash with hosts Brazil, here is a rundown of their remarkable record in the last four...

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