: Brazil suffered a complete capitulation as the World Cup hosts were humiliated 7-1 by Germany in their semifinal in Belo Horizonte.
Germany scored five goals inside the first half an hour -- four of which came in an unbelievable six-minute spell -- before adding another two in the second half as they moved a step closer to becoming the first European side to lift the World Cup on South American soil.
Joachim Low's side will face Netherlands or Argentina in the final at the Maracana on Sunday after despatching Brazil in convincing style, with Germany's remarkable victory punctuated by Miroslav Klose breaking the all-time World Cup scoring record -- his 16th goal coming in his fourth semifinal. Complete Recap
Germany will play the winner of Argentina Vs. Netherlands in the World Cup Final on Sunday.