Lahm made a crucial block to deny Ayew after Gyan back-heeled the ball into the path of the on-rushing midfielder, but Germany were not sitting on their lead and Cacau drilled a long-range shot goalwards
which Kingson parried away awkwardly.
Roberts' shot on the turn was deflected goalwards
by Giggs but the keeper saved.
Glenn Poole let fly with a shot from 25 yards which beat the keeper but smacked against the crossbar, while Chester also struck the woodwork when Simon Yeo's shot deflected off Adrian Pettigrew and looped goalwards
but hit a post.
Brown had been the busier shot-stopper, though he had escaped an anxious moment within two minutes when centre-back Tony James hooked clear after lively newcomer Jon Newby's instinctive half-volley flew goalwards
After Keane's two goals, he should have had his hat-trick in the 33rd minute, guiding goalwards
a Duff centre from the right with a powerful downward header, but Mikkelsen was again on hand to pull off a fine low save.
Five minutes before the break the Tannadice men again came within inches of the equaliser as Easton bundled Andy McLaren's corner goalwards
but Adams popped up on the line to clear.
Dario Srna easily outjumped Rufus Brevett to power a header goalwards
but the keeper made a fine parry and scrambled to his feet to narrow the angle as the winger's follow-up effort hit the outside of the post.
Telford's second came two minutes after the break when Neil Moore volleyed goalwards
and Bentley stooped to get in a delicate glancing header to divert the ball wide of the keeper.
Arsenal suddenly broke down the right through Alexis Sanchez, and his cross was hooked goalwards
by Giroud as he fell, but blocked inside the six-yard box and the France striker could not hook the rebound in.
Liverpool went close to clinching a winner when Fara Williams manoeuvred into space inside the penalty area and fired goalwards
, only for Rachel Corsie to make a brave block.
Abu Hakeem Islam climbed well to head goalwards
only to see Shane White clear off the City line.
Chopra volleyed Carlos Edwards' cross goalwards
and forced a reflex save from Casper Ankergren and Jimmy Bullard, Jason Scotland and Grant Leadbitter had chances.