On 8th of July, first semi final of 2014 FIFA World Cup will be played between Brazil & Germany. This upcoming match is scheduled to be played at Estadio Mineirao which is located in Belo Horizonte. After defeating Colombia by 2–1, five times champions will now play their toughest match of this competition. With 4 back to back world cup semi final qualifications in a row, the eagles are looking for 4th title victory. Check out the match schedule with preview of upcoming match of Brazil vs Germany.
Brazil vs Germany Semi Final Schedule
|Competition||2014 FIFA World Cup|
|Date||8 Jul 2014 [GMT] & 9 Jul [IST]|
|Time||8:00 pm [GMT] & 1:30 am [IST]|
|Stadium||Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte|
|Audience capacity||62,160 spectators|
|Second team||DFB eleven|
|Sony SIX, ZDF|
Rede Globo, Fox Sports
You can watch this match live on TV telecast & broadcast channels Sony SIX, ARD, ABC, Univision, Fox Sports etc. List of telecast channels in other nation is given below.
Brazil: Rede Globo, Rede Bandeirantes, SporTV, ESPN Brazil, Fox Sports
Germany: ARD, ZDF
USA: ABC, ESPN, Univision
UK: BBC, Talksport
Canada: CBC, Sportsnet, TVA, Eastlink TV
Spain: Mediaset Espana, Gol Television
Japan: TV Tokyo, TV Asahi
Italy: Sony SIX, ENTV
Croatia: HRT 2, ZDF
Argentina: TV Publica Digital, DirecTV
Finland: TF1, beIN Sports, France Televisions
France: TF1, beIN Sport
Brazil vs Germany 2014 World Cup Preview
Host nation will miss their star striker Neymar in this game as the 22 years old player got injured in last match against Colombia. Not only this, their favorite captain Thiago Silva is also banned for this clash after after receiving second yellow card in this competition. It is expected that David Luiz could take charge of captain.
Last time, both teams met in 2002 World Cup final match. Canarinho lifted 5th FIFA World Cup trophy defeating the eagles by 2–0. So, it is great chance for Germany to make it to the final.
Now, all responsibilities on shoulders of David Luiz who have to play an essential role against coach Joachim Low’s squad. Defense could play a vital role for host nation which could lead to penalties.
Miroslav Klose is still waiting for one more goal to be on top of World Cup all time top goal scorer. His team partner Thomas Muller is in the race of Golden boot who scored 4 goals in 5 games so far.
Germany have well experienced as well as young talent players. Mats Hummels is tasting the huge success in this world cup. He has scored 2 goals against one of the strongest teams like Portugal & France. His last goal vs France was winning goal for DFB eleven. So which team will make it to the mouthwatering final?