Powerful offense, strong defense, and home field advantage make Brazil a formidable opponent.
Brazil has lost two of its top players to injury and yellow-card disqualification for the semi-finals match vs. Germany
Brazil is going to have to rally and find a way to compensate for the loss of their best player, #10 Neymar.
Germany is a favorite to win the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Outstanding offense, stalwart defense, experience, belief all combine in a championship caliber team.
Germany is a healthy team, with strong players at every position and excellent coaching. No weaknesses.
Germany needs to play aggressive against Brazil. They need to set the pace and tempo, and control the midfield.