CLOSEMexico stuns Germany to shake up Group F

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Mexico received its World Cup opener, placing on to defeat protecting champion Germany 1-Zero in Moscow. Hirving Lozano scored in the 35th minute for the sport’s handiest purpose.

Germany ruled ownership (61 p.c) all through the fit, however Mexico constantly threatened at the counter-attack. Mexico failed to convert plenty of probabilities, not able to play the general ball and build up their lead.

Mexico sat again and absorbed force in the second one part, protecting neatly as a unit and combating Germany from getting many transparent probabilities on purpose. Germany finished Germany controlled 25 pictures, with 9 heading in the right direction.

Defender Rafael Marquez got here on an alternative choice to Mexico, turning into simply the 3rd participant to seem in 5 World Cups. Goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa was once the hero once more, 4 years after an incredible efficiency in Brazil.

Mexico’s win shakes up Group F with Sweden and South Korea set to face off Monday. One of the favorites to win the World Cup, it is going to be an uphill struggle for Germany. Spain in 2010 is the one workforce to ever lose its opener and move on to win the match.

 

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