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Mexico 1-0 Germany: Mexico stunned defending champions Germany 1-0

FIFA World Cup 2018 - It's all over! Mexico stunned defending champions Germany 1-0 Germany came out all guns blazing in the second half, in search of the equaliser, but failed to penetrate Mexican defence as they suffered a 0-1 defeat in their opening Group F match. Hirving Lozano's brilliant goal in the 35th minute gave Mexico a 1-0 lead at half-time break, and they defended the solitary goal till the end to register a memorable victory over the four-time champions.

90' - Three minutes added as stoppage time

90' - Guillermo Ochoa collected the ball comfortably from Jerome Boateng shot from distance

89' - SAVE! Stunning strike from Julian Brandt but went out of the goal hitting the post

86' - Substitution! Timo Werner is replaced by Julian Brandt for Germany

85' - Yellow Card! Now Mats Hummels get the booking for foul against Edson Alvarez

84' - SAVE! Toni Kroos with the shot from the top of the Mexican box, Guillermo Ochoa made a good save

83' - Yellow Card! Thomas Mueller booked for a foul against Hector Herrera

82' - Another good break from Mexicans and again Miguel Layun's shot from the right top of the German box went over the crossbar

79' - Substitution! Defender Marvin Plattenhardt is replaced by Mario Gomez

78' - Miguel Layun made a brilliant counter run, but his shot from the edge of the German box went just over the crossbar

77' - Back-to-back corner for Germany as the champions look for the equaliser

76' - Toni Kroos first-touch attempt from the top of Mexican box went just wide. Good cross in from Mesut Ozil

73' - Substitution! Captain Andres Guardado is off and Rafael Marquez is in for his 145th cap for Mexico

71' - Marco Reus volleyed it over the Mexican crossbar from the right flank. It was a tight angle. He could have done better but rushed with the shot

70' - Javier Hernandez fell down inside the box and shouted for penalty with no avail

68' - Over the Mexican crossbar again. Timo Werner shot it over from close range

66' - Substitution! Goalscorer Hirving Lozano is replaced by Jimenez for Mexico

64' - Joshua Kimmich's overhead shot went just over the Mexican crossbar

60' - Substitution! Marco Reus came in for Germany and Sami Khedira is off

58' - Substitution! Mexico made the first change. Carlos Vela is replaced by Edson Alvarez

58' - OFFSIDE! Guillermo Ochoa made a brilliant diving save, but Thomas Mueller was already offside when he shoot the ball

55' - Julian Draxler's shot was deflected away from the Mexican goal. German corner failed to create clear chance to goal

53' - Joshua Kimmich shot it well over the crossbar from the top of the Mexican box

48' - Marvin Plattenhardt shot it from distance, but it went straight to Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa

Second half begins... HT - It's Germany 0-1 Mexico at the half-time break Hirving Lozano's brilliant goal in the 35th minute gave Mexico a 1-0 lead over the defending champions at the half-time break. Mexico are giving Germany a tough time with their pacey counter-attacks.

45' - Just a minute added as stoppage time

45' - Carlos Vela's shot from top of the German box went just wide of the goal

43' - Vela's final pass towards Lozano on the left was too pacey for the youngster. Another good counter-attack from the Mexicans

38' - Free-kick for Germany from a dangerous position. Toni Kroos shot it towards the top corner of the goal, but Guillermo Ochoa made a brilliant flying save. The ball deflected from his palm and hit the crossbar. Mexico survived

35' - GOAL! Mexico in the lead. Hirving Lozano scored from close range

Hernandez crossed it towards Lozano on the left, who cut inside and beat Ozil before hammering the ball low with his right foot.

33' - Another Mexican attack from the left flank

29' - Mexico looking dangerous from the left flank, with Carlos Vela providing the pace. Miguel Layun shot it straight to Neuer from 25 yards

26' - Good counter-attack from the Mexicans, but the final touch disappointed the move. The move started from German free-kick on the Mexican half

22' - Toni Kroos' left-footer from the top of the Mexican box was comfortably collected by Guillermo Ochoa

22' - Germany lead the possession 60%-40% so far

20' - Another Timo Werner attempt from close range went straight to Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa

16' - Corner for Germany. Toni Kroos with the delivery, but the Julian Draxler shot, from outside the box, was easily saved by Guillermo Ochoa

14' - Free-kick for Mexico. This time from the right top of the German box. Neuer made a decent save to deny Mexico, Hector Moreno with the diving header.

10' - Hector Herrera's long-ranger, from 25 yards, was comfortably collected by Manuel Neuer. Good attacking start by the Mexicans

9' - Free-kick for Mexico, few yards away from the German box. Miguel Layun's kick went well over the German crossbar

7' - Corner for Germany. The champions took a short corner and the resultant final shot from Mats Hummels was weak and straight to Mexico goalkeeper

3' - Timo Werner's shot from close range was wide of the Mexico goal

2' - Corner for Mexico early in the match. Mexico won the corner after Jerome Boateng's timely block stopped Hirving Lozano's shot in front of the German goal

Here we go... KICK-OFF TIME *Time for National Anthems* TEAM NEWS Mesut Ozil returned from injury to take his place in Germany's starting line-up for the defending champions' opening match of the World Cup against Mexico in Moscow on Sunday. Marvin Plattenhardt was handed a start at left-back in place of an ill Jonas Hector, while Manuel Neuer made his long-awaited competitive return after eight months on the sidelines with a broken foot. Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio named an attacking trio of the highly-rated Hirving Lozano, Javier Hernandez and Carlos Vela. Rafael Marquez was named on the bench as the 39-year-old looks to become just the third player to appear at five editions of the World Cup.

Starting line-ups

Germany (4-2-3-1): Manuel Neuer (capt); Joshua Kimmich, Mats Hummels, Jerome Boateng, Marvin Plattenhardt; Sami Khedira, Toni Kroos; Mesut Ozil, Thomas Mueller, Julian Draxler; Timo Werner

Coach: Joachim Loew (GER)

Mexico (4-3-3): Guillermo Ochoa; Hugo Ayala, Carlos Salcedo, Hector Moreno, Jesus Gallardo; Hector Herrera, Andres Guardado (capt), Miguel Layun; Hirving Lozano, Javier Hernandez, Carlos Vela


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