As you might have heard, the Mexican National Team produced a historic result today in their defeat of Germany, reigning World Cup Champs.
A Herving Lozano goal in the first half proved priceless for a team that has played four times already with the European giants at the World Cup but was yet to record a victory.
"We were very vulnerable because we lost balls going forward and that left gaps".
Many had expected that Barcelona's shot-stopper Marc-André ter Stegen would be the main man in between the sticks for Germany this summer, but Neuer has given himself the all clear after featuring in friendly matches against Austria and Saudi Arabia.
Germany's Mats Hummels reacts to the defeat against Mexico.
Finishing second in the group could well mean facing Brazil rather than Switzerland or Serbia in the next round. The last occasion of them failing to win their first game was in Mexico in 1986, when they were held to a 1-1 draw by Uruguay. "Overall we had our chances but did not score".
They took on the cup-holders on Sunday afternoon, and 35 minutes into the game they managed to take the lead.
Seeking defensive reinforcement, Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio brought on 39-year-old veteran Rafael Marquez to play in his fifth World Cup.
Sweden will play against South Korea June 18.
A man who also guided his team to Confederations Cup success in Russian Federation in 2017 told reporters: "Indeed it is disappointing to have lost the first match, it's a situation we are not used to at all, in the many tournaments before we always won the first match but we have to accept this situation".
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