Celia Sasic tied the score with an 84th minute, Nadine Angerer stopped Claire Lavogez in the final attempt of a shootout and Germany beat France 5-4 on penalty kicks after a 1-1 tie Friday night to reach the Women's World Cup semifinals.
The 2003 and '07 World Cup champions will play Tuesday against the United States or China.
The Germans — men and women — have won all five of their World Cup shootouts. And the top-ranked German women have a chance to add another trophy after their win over No. 3 France in a match that was seen as an "early final."
Louisa Necib scored in the 64th minute for France, but Sasic scored the equalizer on a penalty kick after a hand ball in the penalty area.