ESPN3, WatchESPN: Brazil-Germany Preview, TV Channels

BELO HORIZONTE (SportingAlert) — Brazil and Germany face-off in a World Cup semi-final on Tuesday and you can watch live streaming from Belo Horizonte, on ESPN3.com.

The game will be played at Estadio Mineirao, with live coverage on ESPN, WatchESPN, UnivisionTalkSport Radio, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC One, ESPN3, ESPN Brasil, Watch ESPN Brasil, Band, BandSports, FOX Sports 1 Brasil, Globo, SporTV, beIN Sports 1 HD, beIN Sports 2 HD, beIN Sports 11 HD, beIN Sports 13 HD, SuperSport, CBC Sports Live, Streaming, SuperSport Streaming, B5 plus, NDR 2, ZDF Sport Live Stream, RTE Player, RTE 2, Sky Sport 5 NZ, SKY GO, TVNZ On-Demand, TV One…

The hosts will be without captain Thiago Silva, who is banned for one game after picking up another yellow card in the win over Colombia in the quarter-final, and had his appeal against it dismissed.

Also missing this game, as well as the rest of the World Cup finals, is star forward Neymar, who has a back injury.

Brazil head coach Luiz Felipe Scolari will play Bayern Munich center-back Dante in Silva’s place in the backline, while it is understood that Chelsea midfielder Willian will come into the team for Neymar.

Holding midfielder Luis Gustavo is back from suspension and he is expected to be the guard on Germany’s 2014 World Cup top scorer, Thomas Muller.

For Germany, meanwhile, coach Joachim Low could keep the same starting lineup that played against France in the quarter-finals win, although Bayern Munich attacker Mario Gotze could be recalled in place of striker Miroslav Klose.

Tuesday’s World Cup semi-finals clash between Brazil and Germany is a repeat of the 2002 final, won 2-0 by Brazil.

Brazil are unbeaten in 42 consecutive home games, with the hosts last defeat coming in August 2002 when they were beaten by Paraguay.

Germany will feature in a record fourth successive World Cup semi-finals when they take the field on Tuesday.

Ben Rummage | Staff Writer

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