Germany rescue World Cup hopes with late Kroos victor

Germany's midfielder Mesut Ozil gestures as he sits on the field during their 2018 World Cup Group F match against Mexico at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow

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While the exuberant, post-match celebrations by Germany's coaching staff upset Sweden, they belied the champions' desire to show the rest of the world that their business in Russian Federation is far from over.

Hummels, who missed their last-gasp 2-1 victory over Sweden, returned to training on Monday. "This is something that happens time and again and that is kind of the attractiveness for football fans that you have these matches".

It left Group F on a knife-edge going into the final round of games on Wednesday, when Sweden face Mexico in Yekaterinburg while at the same time Germany play South Korea in Kazan.

Germany's winning goal came off a stunning set-piece play courtesy of Marco Reus and Toni Kroos.

Substitute Durmaz gave away the stoppage-time free-kick that led to Toni Kroos's stunning late victor in the Group F clash, and the stream of invectives on the 29-year-old's Instagram account began nearly as soon as the goal was scored. We fought it out for 95 minutes and when the final whistle goes you shake hands and leave.

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After missing out on Brazil four years ago when Mario Goetze's extra-time victor against Argentina handed Germany their fourth World Cup title, Reus arguably has more reason than most to make sure Die Mannschaft avoid an early departure.

Germany's phenomenal World Cup consistency means the reigning world champion has not been eliminated in the tournament's group stage for the last 80 years - but that could all change on June 23.

"This is unbelievable, unforgettable, it fills me with pride and happiness", said Lozano, who according to reports in the Spanish media has attracted interest from Real Madrid and Barcelona.

Mexico has six points and one foot in the knockout rounds, with Germany and the Swedes both on three points and with the same goal difference and have scored the same number. A win or draw from Mexico send them through as Group F leaders. "We kept a level head", said Low, who revealed midfielder Sebastian Rudy broke his nose after being accidentally caught by a boot in the first half. "Obviously we're angry and sad but we need to reload and do it in the next game". "That's what we apologised to the Swedish coach & his team [for]", the statement added.

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