Group B results
The Germans secured a place in the next round as they dispatched of co-host Austria 1-0 in a closely contested match. Michael Ballack scored the lone goal for the Germans shortly after half-time. On Thursday, Germany will face Portugal, who was the winner of Group B, in a match-up of two of the pre-tournament favorites.
Germany 1 Austria 0
Croatia finished out pool play with their third win as they defeated Poland 1-0. Their surprise victory over Germany last week, vaulted them to the top of Group B. They will face Turkey on Friday.
Croatia 1 - Poland 0
Group B photos, June 16