Brazil captain Thiago Silva is suspended for the semi-final against Germany as the hosts fail to have a ban overturned after the centreback receives his second yellow card of the tournament in the 2-1 win over Colombia. After opening the scoring, he is booked for blocking Colombia goalkeeper David Ospina’s attempt to take a kick. The Brazilian football confederation wanted the second caution rescinded but FIFA said there is ‘no legal basis’ to grant the request.
Newslines lets you create cool news timelines about your favorite people and products. Register now!