Germany ashamed England 4-1 in the best blood-tingling bout of the World Cup so far on Sunday as two second-half goals from Thomas Mueller dead off the affray amid the two archetypal soccer rivals.
Germany went two up in the aboriginal bisected through Miroslav Klose in the 20th minute and Lukas Podolski in the 32nd as their accelerated advance apparent England's awkward defence.
But England fought aback superbly, Matthew Upson affairs one aback in the 37th, and appeared to accept equalised aloof a minute after back a Frank Lampard attempt hit the batten and acutely beyond the band -- but the ambition was not given.
As England pushed advanced in the additional half, Germany's fast-raiding attackers dead them off with two breakaway goals in three account from Mueller in the 67th and 70th.
In the quarter-finals Germany will comedy the champ of the Argentina v Mexico additional annular bout after on Sunday in Johannesburg.