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Germany has taken the "tiki-taka" passing game so intrinsically used by Spain to another level at the World Cup in Brazil, by adding ruthless efficiency to the possession philosophy.
Chance after chance was offered, and the Germany players just kept on taking them with clinical efficiency.
Miroslav Klose found perhaps the only way to make matters worse for Brazil.
Germany coach Joachim Loew is worried about Brazil's "brutal" tackling in recent games, and appealed to the referee of their World Cup semifinal to be on the lookout for such tactics.
Bastian Schweinsteiger's fragile left knee has been a matter of concern for weeks and the reason the Germany midfielder started the World Cup on the bench. Now he's fit again just as the tournament gets into the decisive stage and German...
Germany midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger thinks Brazil has crossed the line with some of its hard tackling ahead of the World Cup semifinals and is urging referees to keep a closer eye on the host team.
Joachim Loew's decision to reshuffle his lineup and return captain Philipp Lahm to right back paid off immediately Friday, galvanizing the defense and earning Germany a place in the semifinals of the World Cup.
Facing criticism at home for failing to find the beautiful game, Germany is drawing parallels to its 1990 World Cup campaign, when it won the last of its three titles.
If needed, Manuel Neuer can be a sweeper.
From a comically executed free kick to the slapstick folly of the defense, a laughably disorganized Germany struggled mightily against a determined Algeria.