Thomas Mueller

  • Bayern Munich beat CSKA Moscow 1-0 in Champions League 2 days ago

    Moscow: Thomas Mueller fired Bayern Munich to a 1-0 win away over CSKA Moscow in an empty stadium on Tuesday in the Champions League. Mueller put Bayern ahead from the penalty spot in the 22nd minute, after Mario Goetze was fouled by CSKA's Mario Fernandes as he dribbled into the box. The...
  • World Cup 2014: IBNLive's Dream XI July 14, 2014

    As the monthlong football carnival drew to a close on Sunday, IBNLive takes a look at some of the standout performers in Brazil who find a place in the Best 2014 World Cup XI. STRIKERS: Lionel Messi and Arjen Robben Before the world cup started Argentina were picked by many as favourites....
  • As it happened: Germany vs Argentina World Cup Final July 14, 2014

    (Scroll down for the Blog) Goetze scored a stunning goal in the extratime as Germany defeated Argentina 10 in the final to win their fourth World Cup title. Germany battle to become the first European side to win a World Cup on Latin American soil in Sunday's final against Argentina whose...
  • The Beautiful Game: Argentina aim for third World Cup title July 13, 2014

    Germany battle to become the first European side to win a World Cup on Latin American soil, but for that they will have to deal with the magical Lionel Messi. ...
  • World Cup 2014: Five 'Final' warnings for rampant Germany July 13, 2014

    Germany coach Joachim Loew in the wake of the extraordinary 71 thrashing of hosts Brazil has moved to calm expectations ahead of Sunday's World Cup final and urged his players to show humility. Have a look at five previous occasions impressive wins did not lead to further glory but instead defeat: 1954:...
  • World Cup 2014: Argentina, Germany set for an enthralling finale July 13, 2014

    Germany battle to become the first European side to win a World Cup on Latin American soil in Sunday's final against Argentina whose captain Lionel Messi is out to emulate the great Diego Maradona. Germany are favourites after their ruthlessly efficient 71 demolition of hosts Brazil in the semifinal. Yet in...
  • World Cup 2014 Final: Germany or Argentina, who deserves the Cup? July 13, 2014

    After Germany annihilated Brazil 71 in the first semifinal to book their place in their record eighth World Cup final, they were seen as the favourites to win their fourth title. But past will be past and what they do against the Lionel Messiled Argentina in the final on Sunday...
  • World Cup 2014: How the prize money is paid to players, teams July 13, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: The most valuable and expensive World Cup ever will earn billions of dollars for FIFA, millions for the competing countries and thousands for the more than 700 players selected. From its near $4.5 billion in revenue from broadcasters, sponsors, hospitality and licensing deals, FIFA distributes just over $400...
  • World Cup 2014: Germany want history and title in South America July 13, 2014

    Rio De Janeiro: No European team has ever won a World Cup played in the Americas. Just one more source of motivation for Germany ahead of Sunday's final against Argentina. "We know we can write history," Germany coach Joachim Loew said. "South Americans have always dominated on their continent and this...
  • World Cup 2014: Loew needs a title to prove he is a winner July 13, 2014

    Rio De Janeiro: Joachim Loew has shaped a talented German generation into an entertaining and successful team with a history of near misses. Germany need to beat Argentina in Sunday's World Cup decider to finally make Loew a winner. Loew's achievements and the innovations he has brought into German football will...
  • World Cup 2014: Germany's road to the final July 13, 2014

    Germany put on two of the most explosive displays of the tournament beating Portugal 40 in their opening game and demolishing hosts Brazil 71 in the semifinals. That was an as intimidating way as possible for a team to intimidate their opponents. Now, when Germany take on Argentina in the...
  • World Cup 2014: Germany's secret plan to stop Lionel Messi July 12, 2014

    Santo Andre, (Brazil): Germany have a secret plan to shut Argentina superstar Lionel Messi out of Sunday's World Cup final at Rio de Janeiro's iconic Maracana Stadium. Assistant coach Hansi Flick said on Thursday there is a "special plan" to cope with the fourtime Ballon d'Or winner but refused to give...
  • World Cup 2014: Messi, Mueller, Rodriguez among contenders for 'Golden Ball' July 12, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: Four Germans, three Argentines, and one player each from Brazil, Colombia and the Netherlands were shortlisted on Friday for the "Golden Ball" award to the World Cup's best player. The top ten list included World Cup finalists Germany's defender Mats Hummels, right back Philipp Lahm, midfielder Toni Kroos...
  • World Cup 2014: Miroslav Klose, Thomas Mueller eye more German goals July 11, 2014

    Berlin: Miroslav Klose and Thomas Mueller will bring a grand total of 26 World Cup goals to the final on Sunday, a staggering tally for two of the most prolific strikers in the tournament's history. Klose is the World Cup's alltime record goal scorer with 16 in four tournaments, while Mueller...
  • World Cup 2014: Argentina and Germany start final preparations July 11, 2014

    Rio De Janeiro: Argentina and Germany were both back at work on Thursday, secretly hatching their plans for Sunday's World Cup final at the Maracana in Rio de Janeiro. While their contrasting styles promise a classic battle between Europe and South America, they have left both teams with plenty to think...
  • World Cup 2014: Analysing the strengths and weaknesses of Argentina and Germany July 11, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: The best player in the world goes up against the ultimate team machine, on the world's biggest stage. When Lionel Messi's Argentina take on Germany in Sunday's World Cup final, it looks at first glance like a meeting between brilliant individual scoring talent and the tight discipline of...
  • World Cup 2014: Germany humiliate host nation Brazil 71 to enter final July 9, 2014

    Belo Horizonte: Germany poured in the goals on Tuesday to hand Brazil their heaviest World Cup loss ever with an astounding 71 rout in the semifinals that stunned the host nation. Miroslav Klose scored a recordsetting 16th career World Cup goal in a fivegoal spurt in the first half as...
  • World Cup, Brazil v Germany SF: as it happened July 9, 2014

    Catch all the live updates from the semifinal match between Brazil and Germany at Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte. (Scroll down for the Live Blog) Germany will meet toughtackling Brazil headon when football's titans clash with the host nation desperate to win the title for injured superstar Neymar. Joachim Loew's Germany want...
  • The Beautiful Game: Can Brazil fire without Neymar in the semis? July 8, 2014

    Brazil will take on Germany in the semifinal tonight without their key players Neymar and captain Thiago Silva. ...
  • World Cup 2014: Germany scours university data for tips to beat Brazil July 7, 2014

    Santo Andre: That no European team has won any of the previous six World Cups in Latin America is not a daunting prospect for Germany as they head into Tuesday's World Cup semifinal against hosts Brazil, according to assistant coach Hansi Flick. Threetimes World Cup winners Germany are confident that two...
  • World Cup 2014: Winning mentality scores over style July 5, 2014

    In the end it's all about the winning mentality. The top teams have it. And at the 2014 FIFA World Cup it has made all the difference. Yes Mexico won a lot of hearts, so did Colombia, Algeria and Chile. But when it came to the business end of the tournament...
  • World Cup, France v Germany Quarterfinal: as it happened July 4, 2014

    Catch all the live updates from the quarterfinal match between France and Germany at Maracana in Rio de Janeiro. (Scroll down for the Live Blog) A European presence in the World Cup semifinals is assured as Germany and France meet at the Maracana, looking to shrug off stumbling wins in the...
  • The Beautiful Game: Portugal were not best prepared for the World Cup June 27, 2014

    Ronaldo's first goal of the World Cup earned Portugal a 21 win over Ghana but couldn't prevent his team being eliminated from the tournament. ...
  • World Cup 2014: Germany edge past USA, both advance to last16 June 26, 2014

    Recife: Thomas Mueller scored his fourth goal of the World Cup on Friday as Germany defeated the United States 10 to win Group G ahead of the Americans, who also advanced to the knockout stage of the World Cup despite losing. With two wins and a draw, Germany topped the group...
  • As it happened: Germany vs Ghana, World Cup 2014 June 22, 2014

    Catch all the Live action from the Group G encounter between Germany and Ghana at the Estadio Castelao in Fortaleza. (Scroll down for the Live Blog) Germany repeated their feat from four years ago by opening the World Cup with a 40 victory. Now they hope there won't be a repeat...
  • The Beautiful Game: Germany decimate Portugal 40 June 17, 2014

    Thomas Mueller scored a hattrick as Germany turned on their style and power to rout 10man Portugal 40 in their World Cup Group G opener on Monday. ...
  • World Cup 2014: Mueller surprised how easy it was to destroy Portugal June 17, 2014

    Thomas Mueller and his Germany team mates could hardly believe their eyes when they looked up at the scoreboard early in the first half and saw they were leading Portugal 20 in their World Cup opening match on Monday. The Germany striker had scored the first of his three goals in...
  • The Beautiful Game: Mueller's mobility is an asset for Germany June 17, 2014

    Thomas Mueller scored his first international hattrick to help Germany thrash Portugal 40. ...
  • World Cup 2014: Mueller hattrick helps Germany thrash Portugal June 16, 2014

    Salvador: Thomas Mueller scored a hattrick as Germany turned on their style and power to rout 10man Portugal 40 in their World Cup Group G opener on Monday. Mueller, who scored five goals at the 2010 World Cup, was ruthless against a weak Portugal team that was clearly outplayed. With Chancellor Angela...