. When Germany were 5-0 up they discussed need to show Brazil respect
. Toni Kroos scored twice in the first half, while Thomas Muller, Sami Khedira and Miroslav Klose were also on the scoresheet
. Klose’s goal took him past Brazil legend Ronaldo’s World Cup record of 15
. Substitute Andre Schurrle added a brace before Oscar scored for Brazil
. The win sealed Germany’s place in the final, where they will play Argentina
By John Drayton
Germany made a half-time pledge not to humiliate Brazil in their astonishing semi-final clash on Tuesday night.
Joachim Low’s side led 5-0 after the first 45 minutes in Belo Horizonte before completing a 7-1 rout to reach Sunday’s final.
But defender Mats Hummels said they were determined to be professional after the break.
‘We just made it clear that we had to stay focused and not try to humiliate them,’ he said…
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