World Cup headlines

July 8, 2014, 10:59am

SEMI-FINAL GAME (8 July 2014)

In a result that has left the whole stadium and footballing world in shock, Germany leads Brazil by 5 goals to nil with a goal from now all time leading top goal scorer at the world cup finals, Klose, a brace from Kroos, another from Khedira and another from Muller. 

World Cup 2014: Brazil can cope without Neymar, says Scolari
 
Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari says his side will cope without injured forward Neymar when they face Germany in Tuesday's World Cup semi-final.The 22-year-old has scored four of Brazil's eight goals at the tournament but will play no further part after he suffered a fractured vertebra in the 2-1 quarter-final win over Colombia.
 
 
 
Colombia's Juan Zuniga will not face disciplinary action for the challenge that led to Neymar's World Cup exit.
The Brazil striker broke a vertebra in his spine during his side's 2-1 quarter-final win on Friday following a challenge from defender Zuniga, 28.
 
 
World Cup 2014: Howard Webb retained for last four games
 
Howard Webb could be in contention to referee the World Cup final after he was one of 15 officials retained by Fifa for the last four matches.
The 42-year-old from Yorkshire, whose assistants Mike Mullarkey and Darren Cann are also retained, has taken charge of two games at the tournament.
 
 
World Cup 2014: Brazil fail to have Thiago Silva booking rescinded
 
Defender Thiago Silva will miss Tuesday's World Cup semi-final against Germany after Brazil failed in their bid to have his yellow card overturned. The Brazil captain, 29, was booked in Friday's win against Colombia. It was Silva's second yellow of the tournament, meaning he is automatically suspended for one match.

Headlines courtesy of BBC