The German team defeated England in the 1/8 finals of the World Cup in South Africa and advanced to the quarterfinals. The meeting of the two teams ended with the score 4: 1 in favor of the Germans, which included Miroslav Klose, Lukas Podolski and Thomas Muller (twice). In the quarterfinals, the Germans will play with the winner of the pair Argentina - Mexico.
In the 20th minute, the German striker Miroslav Klose opened the scoring in the match between Germany and England, who caught the ball after a goal kick from the goalkeeper, won the fight against central defender Matthew Upson and hit the goalkeeper David James. On the 32nd minute, the second ball flew into the gates of the England national team - striker Lucas Podolski scored with the transfer of midfielder Thomas Muller.
Five minutes later, the British played one goal - after the outboard transfer and the mistakes of the German goalkeeper Manuel Neuer, Upson made an accurate header. At the 38th minute after hitting the England midfielder Frank Lampard, the ball hit the crossbar of the Germans and ricocheted into the goal, but the main arbiter of the match did not count this goal.
At the 67th minute, Thomas Muller scored the third goal against the British, who missed a counterattack after drawing a free-kick at the German goal. Muller hit the gate with a blow to the near corner from the corner of the penalty area after the transfer of midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger. At the 71st minute, the British missed the fourth time - the Germans intercepted the ball in their half of the field, midfielder Mesut Ozil shot along the gate, and Thomas Muller scored a double.
The Germans in the World Cup quarterfinal will play with the winner of the meeting between the national teams of Argentina and Slovakia, which will be held today. Meeting 1/4 finals with the participation of the German national team will be held on July 3. Beginning at 18 o'clock Moscow time.