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|Mesut Ozil (Stefan Kiessling, 83)|
|Miroslav Klose (Mario Gomez, 72)|
|Thomas Muller (Piotr Trochowski, 72)|
|Glen Johnson (Shaun Wright-Phillips, 87)|
|James Milner (Joe Cole, 64)|
|Jermain Defoe (Emile Heskey, 71)|
Full-Time: GERMANY 4-1 ENGLAND.
What can you say, England have been torn apart on the counter-attack by Germany and the Lampard 'goal' seems like an age ago.
Two minutes of added time to endure.
Wright-Phillips crosses from the right, but it's straight at Neuer.
Into the final minute of normal time.
Lampard strikes a superb right-footer from distance, but Neuer is right behind it.
The next flag-kick is touched goalwards by Rooney and Neuer collects comfortably.
Rooney and Gerrard set up a short corner and Neuer makes a block at his near post.
Johnson limps off and Shaun Wright-Phillips is on.
Podolski is caught offside on the edge of the area.
Five minutes to go and England are set for an embarrassing exit from the competition.
Stefan Kiessling takes the place of the impressive Ozil.
Glen Johnson is cautioned for a foul on Ozil.
Neuer makes a fine save as Gerrard breaks into the area on to an accurate Rooney lay-off. That was a rare spark from the England captain.
Gomez wriggles clear on the right before firing a shot well wide of the near post.
Germany knock the ball around with ease, England's fighting spirit has been extinguished.
Gomez turns back inside when played clean through, a wasted opening.
England are heading for their worst-ever World Cup finals defeat at the moment.
Schweinsteiger wins a free-kick as Germany wind down the clock.
Fifteen minutes to play and the England fans cannot be heard now, it has all gone horribly wrong.
Germany coach Joachim Low still looks a little worried, he should be smiling by now.
Piotr Trochowski takes over from two-goal Muller and Mario Gomez replaces Klose.
England are surely dead and buried now, their defensive play has been an absolute joke.
Defoe is off and Emile Heskey is on.
GERMANY 4-1 ENGLAND, unbelievable. Another quick break and Ozil calmly sidefoots the ball across the area for MULLER to power home his second.
Muller slices a shot wide from 20 yards with England all over the place.
England got caught cold yet again, they were on the attack and within seconds they are two goals behind again.
GERMANY 3-1 ENGLAND, England are caught on the counter and Schweinsteiger coolly plays in MULLER, who blasts a shot past James at his near post.
Rooney is blocked by Friedrich 35 yards out, free-kick to England.
Twenty-five minutes to go and England are still very much in the game.
Milner makes way for Joe Cole.
Boateng blasts a shot hopelessly over the top from distance after good work by Ozil and Khedira.
Schweinsteiger smacks a shot a yard wide of James' far post from 20 yards out.
Defoe is denied by a vital interception by Friedrich.
England are starting to boss the game, with Germany looking shaky.
Rooney plays in Milner on the right, but his shot is blocked by Boateng.
Milner whips in a cross from the right, it's just too close to Neuer.
Rooney tries to find Lampard, who has been a key figure after a slow start to the game.
Muller makes space just outside the area and thinks he has won a corner, but a goal-kick is given.
Upson lifts a throughball out for a German goal-kick. Apart from his goal he has had a nightmare so far.
Lahm's weak backpass almost lets in Defoe, but Neuer gets there just in time to hack the ball clear.
Gerrard wastes a good position as he lifts an attempted shot weakly into the arms of Neuer.
Germany take a short corner and then knock the ball around patiently.
Terry concedes a corner with a hint of a handball.
James collects as Schweinsteiger overhits a throughball.
Neuer is warned for taking time to take a goal-kick.
Klose is caught offside as the England fans start to burst into life.
Lampard whips in a superb effort which hammers against the crossbar and comes back out, what a let-off for Neuer.
Rooney wins a free-kick 40 yards out, a chance for England to test Neuer again.
The pace of the game has dropped off to a jog.
Even the crowd are a little quiet at the moment, the England fans were making a right racket at half-time.
Capello looks a little more calm now.
Friedrich is booked for a foul on Defoe.
A low-key opening after the hurly-burly of the first 45 minutes.
Germany start the second half.
Half-Time: GERMANY 2-1 ENGLAND.
One minute of added time to be played.
Cole reaches a Gerrard pass just before the goal-line, but his cross is cleared by the first defender.
Ozil trips his way past Cole, but Barry is back to cover and England get a goal-kick.
Well, as always with these two countries, there's been plenty of action and plenty of talking points.
Shades of 1966 and all that, but this time the decision went against England, Lampard has been robbed.
Podolski rockets a shot narrowly wide of target from long range.
It should have been 2-2. Lampard's exquisite chip from 20 yards beats Neuer and hit the underside of the crossbar and bounces down well over the line, but no goal is given.
GERMANY 2-1 ENGLAND, UPSON partially redeems himself as he meets a Gerrard ball into the area and heads home with Neuer nowhere near the ball.
Klose almost gets in following a corner as England's defence yet again stand still like statues.
Lampard is within inches of pulling a goal back as he reaches a James Milner cross, but sees his effort hit Neuer.
The English defence were all over the place again, Capello is looking for divine help.
GERMANY 2-0 ENGLAND, Muller is in on the left and lifts the ball out to PODOLSKI at the far post and he smashes a left-foot shot through the legs of the advancing James.
Defoe heads against the crossbar, but the offside flag is already up.
James saves England. A fluent passing involving Khedira and Per Mertesacker move sees Klose through on goal, only for the England keeper to block with his legs.
Half an hour gone and England have yet to force Neuer into serious action, they need to up the pace.
Upson sprays a long ball way upfield and out for a Germany goal-kick.
Capello is off the bench and barking out instructions.
Schweinsteiger loses the ball as he tries to lead an attack, but Germany have the advantage at the moment.
Upson wins a free-kick as he is put under more pressure from Klose.
Barry tests Neuer with a shot from long-range after England play the ball around patiently.
Rooney drifts in off the left flank and fires a shot well wide of the far post from distance.
Arne Friedrich heads away as Defoe tries to make something happen.
What a terrible goal to give away, both Terry and Upson were asleep as the ball came through.
GERMANY 1-0 ENGLAND, Terry and Matthew Upson are caught out by a long goal-kick and KLOSE runs through and slides the ball past the exposed James.
Gerrard's ambitious cross from the right just beats the corner flag and is out for a goal-kick to Germany.
Lampard's free-kick is straight at the defensive wall.
Frank Lampard is on the pitch and wins a free-kick 30 yards from goal, a chance for England to test Neuer.
Glen Johnson brings down Podolski after Rooney gave up possession with a misplaced pass.
Khedira makes space 25 yards out, but his left-foot shot is sliced well wide of target.
Lahm lifts a cross in from the right towards Sami Khedira, but James is out to make a confident catch.
Cole almost gets in down the left, but Philipp Lahm is back to cover and win a goal-kick.
Cole leaps into a challenge on Thomas Muller and the German forward is down.
Podolski leads a German counter, but he shoots when he had team-mates well placed.
Steven Gerrard attempts to find Defoe, but his pass is overhit and keeper Manuel Neuer collects.
James comes to John Terry's rescue after he was beaten to a looping ball by Klose.
It's been lively stuff so far.
Ozil threatens again on the right, but his weak cross is cleared away and England break.
That was a bit of an escape for England, who got caught by a simple ball over the top.
James deals with the corner and England clear.
First chance of the game as Mesut Ozil runs clear on the right and under pressure from Ashley Cole sees his shot blocked away for a corner by David James.
Wayne Rooney tenaciously wins the ball in midfield and a matter of seconds later an offside flag stops his clear run through the middle.
Gareth Barry shields the ball out for a goal-kick under pressure from Lukas Podolski.
England enjoy the early possession.
Jermain Defoe chases a long ball over the top, but cannot find a team-mate with his pass.
Referee Jorge Larrionda gets the game underway, with England in all red taking the kick-off.
Striker Miroslav Klose starts for Germany in place of the injured Cacau, while Jerome Boateng and Bastian Schweinsteiger have recovered from knocks to feature.
Fabio Capello has named the same side that started in the 1-0 win over Slovenia which edged England through to the knockout stages.
England take on Germany in the Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein in the pick of the World Cup round of 16 ties.
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