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World Cup qualifying: Kazakhstan 0 Germany 3

By Football News

Germany took another step toward qualification for the 2014 FIFA World Cup with a comprehensive 3-0 win over Kazakhstan on Friday.

Bastian Schweinsteiger opened the scoring 20 minutes into the match at the Astana Arena, with Mario Goetze doubling the lead just two minutes later.

Schweinsteiger's Bayern Munich colleague Thomas Mueller added a third with 14 minutes remaining, as Joachim Loew's men tightened their grip at the top of Group C.