PORTO SEGURO, Brazil (AP) — Bastian Schweinsteiger’s fragile left knee has been a matter of concern for weeks and the reason the Germany midfielder started the World Cup on the bench. Now he’s fit again just as the tournament gets into the decisive stage and Germany faces host Brazil in the semifinals.
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BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Even without Neymar, Brazil’s show must go on.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — With no competitive games for two years, France coach Didier Deschamps may struggle to gauge just how much progress has been made by his young team after its run to the World Cup quarterfinals in Brazil.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Despite the hype about its attacking flair, France failed to deliver the goals in the World Cup quarterfinals.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Joachim Loew’s decision to return captain Philipp Lahm to right back in a reshuffled lineup paid off immediately Friday, galvanizing the defense and earning Germany a place in the semifinals of the World Cup.