10 interesting stats ahead of Germany vs USA

0 – Germany head into this game as the only nation not a have received a single card amongst the squad.

1 – Germany and USA both need 1 point to ensure qualification to the second round. West Germany fixed a 1-0 win over Austria in the 1982 World Cup in similar circumstances.

2 – Germany have won both previous World Cup matches versus USA – 2-0 in France ’98 and and 1-0 in the quarter-finals of South Korea/Japan 2002.

4 – USA have four German-born players in their squad – John Brooks, Jermaine Jones, Timothy Chandler, and Fabian Johnson.

6 – Germany have won their group at each of the last six World Cups

8 – USA have scored in eight successive World Cup games

8 – Thomas Müller has scored 8 goals in 8 World Cup matches including a hat-trick in their opener at this World Cup.

15 – Miroslav Klose tied Ronaldo’s World Cup record by scoring his 15th goal in the competition during Germany’s 2-2 draw with Ghana. Now the Lazio striker goes in search of the record.

20 – Germany have lost only 1 of their last 20 group stage matches at the World Cup. Four years ago they were beaten 1-0 by Serbia. They have won 15 and drawn the other 5.

25 – USA have only kept two clean sheets in their last 25 games at the World Cup.

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