After the match with the Belgian team, the Brazilian team’s pursuit of
redemption ended in the quarter-finals. The Red Devils won with a 2 to 0
victory and continued to live up to their pre-race hype. France and
Germany maintained European dominance in the quarter-finals and defeated
Uruguay and Colombia respectively. Although the Croatian team fought
hard to achieve such a result in the game, their fairy tale ended
abruptly after a 1-0 loss to the Spanish team.
Although the European semifinals may be boring for some people, the history of
the teams and the quality of the talent displayed are useful for some
highly anticipated games. The genius of Belgium, the exciting core
bravely fought, but was defeated by France 2-1.
Germany's calm at major moments continued in the semifinals against Spain. The 2010
champions could not beat the defending champions. Germany's top three
scored only one goal. Die Mannschaft rushed to the final.