Brazil's Fred (L), coach Luiz Felipe Scolari (C) and Fernandinho attend a training session in Teresopolis near Rio de Janeiro July 7, 2014. REUTERS/Marcelo Regua
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o Remarkably, for two perennial powerhouses who have won eight World Cups between them, this is only the second time Brazil and Germany have met in this competition.o Germany and Brazil are the joint third highest tournament scorers, with 10 each. o Brazil won the World Cup in 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994 and 2002 .o Germany won the World Cup in 1954, 1974 and 1990 The teams have played each other 21 times, with Brazil winning 12, Germany four, and five draws. In all those games, Brazil have scored 39 goals, Germany 24 . Brazil have won nine friendlies, lost four, and drawn five with Germany.o Brazil have won three out of four World Cup penalty shootouts over the years.
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