And certainly after going down to 10-men, Kroos' curling strike in the fifth minute of stoppage time to secure Germany's win was unexpected.
Germany will be looking for their first win of the 2018 World Cup when they take on Sweden in their second Group F game this evening.
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Anyway, new thread, blah, blah, blah. "If we can play to our strengths, we will be good also against teams defending deep in their own half".
Germany, with the 2-1 win, are right back in the thick of things in Group F. With the win over Sweden, Germany are now on track to advance to the Round of 16, as it controls its own destiny.
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He was dispossessed by Ju Se-jong whose long pass was caught by Son who rolled the ball into an empty net. And even though South Korea won the match, they too were also eliminated from the world cup .
Coach Joachim Loew said the goal is to make sure the mistakes that happened against Mexico are not repeated against Sweden. The two last met in the 2014 World Cup qualifiers, with 16 goals in two matches between the sides.
After the emotional highs of beating Germany in their opening game, there was no hangover in Rostov as Juan Carlos Osorio's men kept South Korea at arm's length despite some rough treatment from the Asians and deservedly claimed another three points.
"But the whole group is still alive so we have to lick our wounds and come back from the next one", said the Sweden coach. And, Germany look to stay within reach.
Prediction: Mexico win again and book a place in the round of 16.
Sweden had been able to contain every attack Germany managed to throw at them, but in the final seconds, Kroos took his chance on a set piece to go around them instead and made the most of it.
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With a win or draw vs. Sweden, Mexico wins the group and advances to the second round.
Belgium scored three times in the first half, and both Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard finished the game with two goals.
After almost a week of hearing what was wrong with German soccer following the loss to Mexico, the defending champions were on the verge of an even louder uproar.
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Lukaku moved level with Cristiano Ronaldo as the tournament's top scorer on four goals, but an ankle ligament injury may prevent the Manchester United striker from fighting for the Golden Boot. Belgium has six points, while England has three, and Panama and Tunisia both have zero.
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Hernandez added the second in the 66th, scoring his 50th goal for Mexico.