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Brazil v Germany: Facts & Records

Germany’s remarkable opening half-hour gave them a 5-0 lead against Brazil and made history in a number of ways – as did Brazil’s defeat. Here is a look at the top facts & records from Tuesday’s 7-1 semi-final: Germany Highs By scoring Germany’s second goal, Miroslav Klose became the most prolific goal scorer in World

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Brazil: The faces of defeat

Never has the phrase “can’t even” been more applicable. In the first half of the semifinals of the World Cup match on Tuesday, Brazil got absolutely obliterated by Germany, who scored five — yes, five — goals in less than 30 minutes. Before long, a roaring stadium of Brazil’s fans went from spirited to devastated.

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Defeat Could Haunt Brazil for Generations

It’s a well-known (and oft-paraphrased) quote from the late legendary Liverpool manager Bill Shankly, but it bears repeating. “Some people believe football is a matter of life and death,” Shankly said. “I am very disappointed with that attitude. I can assure you it is much, much more than that.” Now consider that supporters of the

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Most tweeted sports event in history

Brazil’s 7-1 humiliation at the hands of Germany was the most tweeted about sporting event in history. The dismantling of the World Cup hosts, which is already being hailed as the most humiliating episode in the history of Brazilian football, garnered over 35.6 million tweets, easily surpassing the near 25 million about the Superbowl final

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WTF Just Happened?

Germany struck first. Then they struck second. Then they struck third, fourth and fifth before their much-anticipated World Cup semifinal match against host Brazil was half an hour old. By halftime, many Brazil fans were sobbing. Some were doing the unthinkable by leaving Belo Horizonte’s Estádio Mineirão early. It was a World Cup bloodbath of

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TIMBERWOOD CROWD GOES NUTS!

World Cup 2014

Group A

#TeamGPWLDFA+/-PTS
1Brazil32017257
2Mexico32014137
3Croatia31206603
4Cameroon303019-80
Date/TimeHome TeamScoreAway Team
Thu - Jun 12
4:00 pmBrazil3 - 1Croatia
Fri - Jun 13
12:00 pmMexico1 - 0Cameroon
Tue - Jun 17
3:00 pmBrazil0 - 0Mexico
Wed - Jun 18
6:00 pmCameroon0 - 4Croatia
Mon - Jun 23
4:00 pmCameroon1 - 4Brazil
4:00 pmCroatia1 - 3Mexico

Group B

#TeamGPWLDFA+/-PTS
1Netherlands330010379
2Chile32105326
3Spain312047-33
4Australia303039-60
Date/TimeHome TeamScoreAway Team
Fri - Jun 13
3:00 pmSpain1 - 5Netherlands
6:00 pmChile3 - 1Australia
Wed - Jun 18
3:00 pmSpain0 - 2Chile
12:00 pmAustralia2 - 3Netherlands
Mon - Jun 23
12:00 pmAustralia0 - 3Spain
12:00 pmNetherlands2 - 0Chile

Group C

#TeamGPWLDFA+/-PTS
1Colombia33009279
2Greece311124-24
3Ivory Coast312045-13
4Japan302126-41
Date/TimeHome TeamScoreAway Team
Sat - Jun 14
12:00 pmColombia3 - 0Greece
Sun - Jun 15
9:00 pmIvory Coast2 - 1Japan
Thu - Jun 19
12:00 pmColombia2 - 1Ivory Coast
6:00 pmJapan0 - 0Greece
Tue - Jun 24
4:00 pmJapan1 - 4Colombia
4:00 pmGreece2 - 1Ivory Coast

Group D

#TeamGPWLDFA+/-PTS
1Costa Rica32014137
2Uruguay32104406
3Italy312023-13
4England302124-21
Date/TimeHome TeamScoreAway Team
Sat - Jun 14
3:00 pmUruguay1 - 3Costa Rica
6:00 pmEngland1 - 2Italy
Thu - Jun 19
3:00 pmUruguay2 - 1England
Fri - Jun 20
12:00 pmItaly0 - 1Costa Rica
Tue - Jun 24
12:00 pmItaly0 - 1Uruguay
12:00 pmCosta Rica0 - 0England

Group E

#TeamGPWLDFA+/-PTS
1France32018267
2Switzerland32107616
3Ecuador31113304
4Honduras303018-70
Date/TimeHome TeamScoreAway Team
Sun - Jun 15
12:00 pmSwitzerland2 - 1Ecuador
3:00 pmFrance3 - 0Honduras
Fri - Jun 20
3:00 pmSwitzerland2 - 5France
6:00 pmHonduras1 - 2Ecuador
Wed - Jun 25
4:00 pmHonduras0 - 3Switzerland
4:00 pmEcuador0 - 0France

Group F

#TeamGPWLDFA+/-PTS
1Argentina33006339
2Nigeria31113304
3Bosnia and Herzegovina31204403
4Iran302114-31
Date/TimeHome TeamScoreAway Team
Sun - Jun 15
6:00 pmArgentina2 - 1Bosnia and Herzegovina
Mon - Jun 16
3:00 pmIran0 - 0Nigeria
Sat - Jun 21
12:00 pmArgentina1 - 0Iran
6:00 pmNigeria1 - 0Bosnia and Herzegovina
Wed - Jun 25
12:00 pmNigeria2 - 3Argentina
12:00 pmBosnia and Herzegovina3 - 1Iran

Group G

#TeamGPWLDFA+/-PTS
1Germany32017257
2United States31114404
3Portugal311147-34
4Ghana302146-21