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Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer is hoping to keep Wayne Rooney off the scoresheet once again when Schalke take on Manchester United in the semi-finals of the Champions League on Tuesday night, just as he did at the World Cup.

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Neuer was in goal during Germany's 4-1 thumping of England in South Africa last summer, when Rooney failed to find the back of the net and cut a forlorn figure.

Speaking ahead of the semi-final first leg at the Veltins Arena, the Schalke 'keeper said: "I've already played against Rooney once, in the World Cup, and it ended positively for Germany. I hope it will be similar against Manchester United."

"They have many good players. There is the experience of Ryan Giggs and Edwin van der Sar.

"I was a big fan of Van der Sar when I was growing up, but you can't just pick out one player. The team is the star at United. I have to say I really like the way they play."

Despite the plaudits, Neuer, who has been tipped as a possible replacement for Van der Sar when he retires at the end of the season, believes it is his own team-mate Raul who will "definitely" score.

"Raul has great statistics in the Champions League," Neuer told UEFA.com. "He scores a goal every two games - so he'll definitely score against Manchester United."

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