Klose shifts focus to World Cup final
09 July 2014, 13:32
Nairobi - Miroslav Klose is confident Germany can use their 7-1 semi-final demolition of Brazil as a springboard to World Cup glory.
The striker became the all-time leading scorer in World Cup history
on Tuesday when he fired home the Germans' second of the night to notch
up his 16th finals goal.
Another five strikes would follow from Die Mannschaft in Belo
Horizonte before Oscar earned the Samba Kings a modicum of consolation
when he found the back of the net in second-half injury time.
Germany will now come up against either the Netherlands or Argentina
in the final, and Klose insist the side are ready to push on from this
week's last-four walkover.
"You could see in training that we harmonize greatly," said
36-year-old Klose. "We are one unit and you can see that in the pitch.
It was so important that our set-pieces work.
"Toni (Kroos) brings the ball exactly there where it belongs. I was
hit during my goal so there was no chance to do a (celebration) flip."
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