Germany's players pose for a group photo before a Round of 16 match between Germany and Algeria of 2014 FIFA World Cup at the Estadio Beira-Rio Stadium in Porto Alegre, Brazil, on June 30, 2014. (Xinhua/Li Ga)
Schurrle, Ozil takes Germany into France showdown at World Cup
RIO DE JANEIRO, June 30 (Xinhua) -- Both Germany and France fought off tenacious challenge to advance to the World Cup quarterfinals after beating Algeria 2-1 and Nigeria 2-0 respectively on Monday.
Two extra-time goals from Andre Schurrle and Mesut Ozil sent the three-time champions Germany through to their ninth successive World Cup quarterfinals in Porto Alegre.Full Story