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As it happened: France v Germany

2014-07-04 20:00
Last Updated at 08:22
04 Jul 19:59
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04 Jul 19:57
Germany go through to their fourth successive World Cup semi final, where they will meet the winner of the later clash between Brazil and Colombia.
04 Jul 19:56
And it's all over, Germany win by a goal to nil!
04 Jul 19:54
90 + 4' CHANCE' Benzema fires in a powerful left-foot effort in the area, and a firm arm from Neuer keeps it out. So close!
04 Jul 19:52
90 + 2' Kramer on for Kroos, Germany's last change.
04 Jul 19:50
90' Four minutes to be added on here.
04 Jul 19:47
88' Mueller breaks away and finds Schuerlle in the box, but Varane bravely blocks his powerful effort.
04 Jul 19:44
84' Last throw of the dice for France, Giroud on, and Valbuena off.
04 Jul 19:43
84' Goetze comes on for Ozil, the Arsenal player looks exhausted.
04 Jul 19:43
82' CHANCE! Lloris keeps out a decent left foot effort from Schuerlle, after good work from Ozil down the left.
04 Jul 19:41
81' Valbuena puts a good delivery into the box, as the ball pinballs in the area, and goes out for a corner off Hummels.
04 Jul 19:40
80' Schweinsteiger booked, as he gets a piece of Griezmann as he broke away.
04 Jul 19:37
77' Matuidi cracks in a shot from a tight angle, but Neuer saves well again.
04 Jul 19:36
76' Great turn by Benzema in the area, as he escaped the attentions of Lahm, but Hummels blocks his shot well.
04 Jul 19:35
Great move by Germany, as Muller drifts into the inside left channel, but his cross is tame.
04 Jul 19:33
73' Cabaye off, Remy on, as France up the ante with an attacking change.
04 Jul 19:31
Sakho off for France, Koscielny on.
04 Jul 19:30
Coming up to the last 20 minutes, and France look no closer to a goal.  Time for a change...
04 Jul 19:29
A cross/shot from Mueller goes narrowly wide, looked like a deflection there.
04 Jul 19:29
69' Klose makes his way off, and the Chelsea's Schuerrle.
04 Jul 19:24
Couple of the players going down easily, the weather also playing its part it seems.
04 Jul 19:20
61' Neuer does well to keep out a Varane header, good positioning by the keeper.
04 Jul 19:19
60' Matuidi blazes down the left wing, and his low cross is cleared.
04 Jul 19:14
54' Khedira booked, after tugging at Griezmann shirt as the winger was breaking away.
04 Jul 19:13
Game has opened up now, with half-chances for both sides.
04 Jul 19:07
France have started the second half brightly, but no breakthrough yet.
04 Jul 19:05
46' France kick us off.
04 Jul 18:49
Germany haven't had to do much here, their one shot on target has seen them take the lead. France need to pick it up badly. 1-0 at half time.
04 Jul 18:48
Just a minute to be added on.
04 Jul 18:47
44' Benzema strikes a firm shot after making space in the area, but it's straight at Neuer - needs to do better than that.
04 Jul 18:45
42' Evra floats over a cross which is met by Benzema, but Hummels blocks well.
04 Jul 18:40
A firm left hand from Neuer...
04 Jul 18:38
Great save by Neuer.
04 Jul 18:37
34' CHANCE! Griezmann beats the offside trap down the right, and puts a ball across the area, where Valbuena gets a shot away despite a poor first touch, but it's brilliantly saved by Neuer.
04 Jul 18:36
Germany looking far too comfortable here, France need a spark from somewhere...
04 Jul 18:32
29' Varane's poor clearance puts Evra in a spot of bother as he gives away a free kick in a good position.
04 Jul 18:29
From the one angle it looks like a dive... And then...