Mexican goal celebrations set off earthquake detectors in Mexico

Danny Woods
June 18, 2018

With key players tiring in the second half, Mexico pulled back and substituted both Lozano and Carlos Vela. He outpaced Jerome Boateng and with a less than flawless pass found Lozano, who controlled the ball, cut inside Mesut Ozil, held off a charging Toni Kroos and slotted past Manuel Neuer.

"They will be more focused later". "In any case, he is in a suitable state to play". Earlier this month, the U.S. slapped Mexico with 25 percent steel tariffs and 10 percent aluminum tariffs, as part of the US-led campaign to pressure its neighbors to revise the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Switzerland is healthy and ready to go in this one, but the team's lack of ability in the final third means it's going to have to be near ideal to pull this one off.

That may be something to do with one of the game's more impressive statistics. "We have to win".

"Mexico deserved the win", Hummels conceded.

Brazil looked comfortable after Philippe Coutinho's brilliant first-half opener, dominating play against a limited Swiss side that looked to frustrate them from the off. That set the tone for Mexico to torment Germany on the counterattack, with Lozano taking full advantage of right back Joshua Kimmich's tendency to go forward. "There is no need to break out in panic just because we have lost a match".

That victory has more than a few Mexico fans calling for another tough opponent.

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But it was not to be.

Serbia is in a good position to qualify from this group and their next match against Switzerland could see them clinch a spot in the Round of 16.

Sweden will play against South Korea June 18. And there is plenty of historical precedent for teams going on to do well after losing an opening game.

Bayern Munich's Hummels was equally forthright in terms of what the four-time tournament winners had to do next after what he felt was an under-par performance in the Russian capital.

"Until we scored the goal there was a lot of pressure".

In the day's final game, .

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