'Quake' detected in Mexico City after National Team upsets Germany

Germany became the third defending champion in the last 16 years to lose its opening match at the World Cup, falling to Mexico, 1-0, on Sunday.

The positive approach was rewarded with the only goal of the game after 35 minutes when Hirving Lozano finished off a flowing counter-attacking move with a crisp drive.

After a number of tumultuous seasons dealing with injury problems, Reus defied the odds to make the Germany squad, but many were unhappy he was left out of the starting XI. That night at the Fischt Stadium in Sochi, the Germans ran out 4-1 winners to reach the final of the Confederations Cup - a tournament they later won. Superb passing, celevr dribbling and wonderfull finish squeezing the ball past Neuer. German defense in really quick in getting the ball away from danger.

If all goes well for Germany, there will be a return trip to Luzhniki Stadium-the host of the July 15 final-in a few weeks' time. Otherwise, the Mexican were throwing their bodies at every German attempt. We now must win two games, otherwise that is that with the World Cup.

The world champions struggled to cope with the intensity of Mexico in the opening 45 minutes, and were outplayed by the North American side.

The Germans start as the favourites in this clash given the talent and pedigree at their disposal. Germany will definitely try to defend their title but it will be a little tough to cope up with the hopes of the fans as several experienced players have retired since the last World Cup. In the first half of the match we were the superior team.

The Colombian coach will look to avenge the 4-1 defeat in Sochi past year after steering Mexico comprehensively through World Cup qualifying - they lost just once in 16 games, the sole defeat coming after their passage to Russian Federation had already been confirmed. The match is the second one on Day 4 of the FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation.

After Lozano's goal, Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa pulled off a spectacular save to keep the score even, palming Toni Kroos' shot onto the crossbar.

What time does FIFA World Cup 2018 Germany vs Mexico match start? Commentators anxious that family tensions could distract the players from their goal of winning World Cup matches.

"We're under pressure now, no question, we have to get six points", he said. The Live coverage of the match on the broadcasting channel will begin at 7:30 pm IST. Jio TV and Airtel TV apps also have the rights to broadcast the match in India.


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