Germany beats 10-man Australia 4 to 0

Game Notes

• Germany’s passing accuracy was 91.7% , the fourth-highest single-match total at the World Cup since the stat was first tracked in 1966.

• From Opta Sports Data: Germany’s Miroslav Klose scored off a header for the seventh time in his World Cup career. His seven headed goals at the World Cup are more than any other player since 1966. Germany has 32 headed goals since 1966, more than any other nation. Italy is second with 18.

• This is the first time there have been red cards in three different games on a single day in World Cup history.

• Lukas Podolski, the Best Young Player at the 2006 World Cup, scored his fourth career World Cup goal in eight matches. He has now scored 39 times with the national team in 74 matches.
— ESPN Stats & Information

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