Mesut Ozil, Sami Khedira, Thomas Muller: Brazil vs Germany player ratings

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Germany handed Brazil their heaviest World Cup loss ever on Tuesday with an astounding 7-1 rout in the semi-finals that stunned the hosts.

Miroslav Klose scored a record-setting 16th career World Cup goal in a five-goal spurt in the first half as Brazil's defense was torn apart. Brazil's previous biggest World Cup loss was 3-0 to France in the 1998 final.

The Germans will face either Argentina or the Netherlands in Sunday's final at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.

Brazil was playing without the injured Neymar and suspended captain Thiago Silva.

Toni Kroos and Andre Schurrle scored two goals each for Germany, while Thomas Mueller and Sami Khedira added the others.

But did any of Brazil's players emerge with any credit? Click through our ratings gallery below...


Oscar pulled a late goal back for Brazil.

Germany will now face either Argentina or the Netherlands in Sunday's final.