Brazil vs Germany – Statistical Preview

Germany will take on Brazil in their fourth consecutive World Cup semifinal, a feat never amassed before. But for Germany this is arguably the best time to win the competition in decades and they’ll have to do it against the hosts who have not lost a competitive game on their home soil since 1975.

Let’s take a look at how these two giants of the football world stack up statistically:

 

TEAM STATISTICS
Brazil Germany
Goals (penalty goals): 10 (1) 10 (1)
Goals Conceded: 4 3
Scoring Chances: 39 39
Passes (Total): 2470 3576
Passes (completed/accuracy): 1815 / 73,48% 2937 / 82,13%
Shots: 82 74
Shots on Goal: 54 52
Shots hitting the post: 0 0
Possession: 53,2% 57,8%
Goals from substitutes: 1 2
Distance run (in km): 533,75 576,42
Fouls: 96 57
Fouled: 95 74
Yellow Cards: 10 4
Red Cards: 0 0
Minutes per goal: 48 48
Shots per goal: 8,2 7,4
Balls won: 223 239
Balls lost: 232 222
Used Players: 19 17

 

PLAYER STATISTICS
Brazil Germany
Top goalscorer: Neymar Thomas Müller
4 Goals/18 Shots 4 Goals/14 Shots
Most distance covered (in km/game): Oscar: 10,02 Müller: 11,48
Fastest Player (in km/h): Neymar: 31,8 Mustafi 32,9
Most passes: 1. Marcelo: 309 1. Lahm: 471
1. Dani Alves: 309 2. Kroos: 450
3. T. Silva: 252 3. Mertesacker: 324

 

PLAYER RECORDS
(only players on the World Cup roster)
Brazil Germany
Most Caps: Cesar (83) Klose (134)
Most national team goals: Neymar (35) Klose (70)
Oldest player: Cesar (34) Klose (36)
Youngest player: Bernard (21) Ginter (20)
Tallest player Victor (1,93m) Mertesacker (1,98m)
Smallest player: Bernard (1,68m) Lahm (1,70m)

 

Data courtesy of dfb.de & fifa.com

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