Germany 4-1 England

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  • Flag happy

    Germany supporters had plenty to smile about, watching their team dismantle England in Bloemfontein.

    Show your colours

    England fans enthusiastically display their war paint ahead of the game; 90 minutes later they would be devastated.

    Team talk

    Germany players get motivated by huddling before kick-off.

    Klose composure

    Miroslav Klose keeps his cool to slot home Germany's opener after a defensive mix-up.

  • Germany joy

    Klose celebrates the strike that puts Joachim Low's side 1-0 up against their old rivals.

    Persistent Podolski

    Lukas Podolski battled hard against Glen Johnson, showing an impressive work-rate throughout the game.

    Pressure pays off

    Another defensive lapse from England allows Podolski to double Germany's lead from a tight angle.

    Captains clash

    England captain Steven Gerrard attempts to tackle Germany skipper Philipp Lahm.

  • Back in the game

    Defender Matthew Upson rises highest to head Steven Gerrard's cross past Manuel Neuer and bring the score back to 2-1.

    Consolation celebration

    Upson and his England team-mates celebrate what would prove to be just a consolation.

    Shades of '66

    Frank Lampard's shot lands over the line but, unlike in the 1966 final, the England goal is not awarded.

    Lampard laments

    Frank Lampard is in disbelief that the assistant referee did not see his shot had crossed the line.

  • Muller magic

    Man of the Match Thomas Muller delivers a hammer blow to England with Germany's third goal.

    The final nail

    After putting Germany 4-1 up Muller celebrates with his team-mates with the result beyond doubt.

    Deutsch delight

    Germany players celebrate a famous win - their biggest ever competitive victory over England.

    Three Lions tamed

    The England players look disconsolate after the embarassing second round defeat eliminates them.