World’s best 4 teams have qualified for the semi finals of 2014 FIFA World Cup. We have the champions of champions who will face each other in remaining games of this competition. Host nation will face Germany in first semi final whereas, Netherlands will take on Argentina for final match. Here is the complete fixture with date & time of remaining matches of this tournament. First match will be played between five times champions & the Eagles on 8th of July. Have a look on fixture of this round below.
Semi Final Qualified Teams of 2014 World Cup
1. Brazil: Five times champions will play 11th semi final in their football history. Little Canary will miss their star players in this round as their top goal scorer Neymar is ruled out of this competition. Also, captain Thiago Silva is banned for this match for his second yellow card during match against Colombia.
2. Germany: For 4th time in a row, the eagles have qualified for semi finals of FIFA World Cup. Germany won their last title 24 years ago in 1990. Germany is one of the most successful teams in football, having won a total of three World Cup titles in 1954, 1974 & 1990. Also they have won EURO Cup three times 1972, 1980 & 1996.
3. Argentina: After 24 years, the Whites & Sky Blues have qualified for semi final of this campaign. Captain Lionel Messi have huge credit behind the success of this national team. The player scored 4 goals in last 5 games & was awarded with man of the match 4 times. Last time, they were the champions in 1986.
4. Netherlands: After playing 3 finals of FIFA World Cups, Netherlands is the only which have lost all three finals. Their dedication & hard work has given one more chance for first title victory. The team is now 2 victories away for their first ever trophy. But, it would be their toughest task when their rivals are Argentina.
2014 World Cup Semi Final Fixtures, Date & Time
|MATCH||DATE||TIME [GMT & IST]||STADIUM|
|BRA vs GER||8 Jul [+1 India]||8:00 pm & 1:30 am||Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte|
|NED vs ARG||9 Jul [+1 India]||8:00 pm & 1:30 am||Arena Corinthians, Sao Paulo|
Host nation Brazil will face three times world champion Germany in first semi final on 8th July 2014 at Estadio Mineirao. The Barcelona’s star striker Neymar will not be available against Germany due to back injury. According to his medical reports, it is stated that the 22 years old player will miss football activity for next 2 months.
Second semi final will be played between Netherlands & Argentina on next day at Arena Corinthians. The Whites & Sky Blues also have some fitness problems with their players. Real Madrid midfielder Angel di Maria was spotted with an ice bag planed on his right thigh during match against Belgium. Sergio Aguero is also facing injury problems & his presence in this round is not finalized yet.