Germany for the fourth time in a row have reached the World Cup semi-finals. At the Maracana, Joachim Low’s men defeated France with a minimum 1-0. The only goal of the match happen early in the 13th minute of the first half. A free kick from midway inside the les Bleus half, Kross sends the ball into the box, where Borussia Dortmund defender, Mats Hummels who missed the game against Algeria jumps over Real Madrid defender Varane, and smashes the ball past Lloris .
The same result remained until the last-minute, thanks to superb German goalkeeper Neur, while the Elf had their chances to increase the lead. Joachim Low’s are the first team to seal the semi-finals spot and they will face South American opposition, Brazil or Colombia.