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Hirving Lozano’s Goal Stuns World Cup Champs In Massive Upset

20 June, 2018, 17:31 | Author: Carla Brady
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After Mexico scored a goal to defeat defending champions Germany in their opening World Cup match on Sunday, a tweet suggesting that celebrating fans had triggered an "artificial earthquake" in Mexico City went viral. Both literally and figuratively.

Lozano went a long way to justifying that price tag by netting the victor as Mexico shocked holders Germany in their World Cup opener on Sunday.

Mexico caused arguably the biggest upset of the World Cup so far when they handed reigning champion Germany a 1-0 overnight, and didn't their fans love it.

"What we have to do and keep doing is uniting with the fans to abstain from [doing] the chant", said Te Kloese in an interview with ESPN on Monday.

"The first half against Mexico was a wake-up call".

"Sorry. We just had a team meeting that lasted a little longer than planned", Neuer said. While Mexico has twice hosted the World Cup, and last week won a joint bid with the USA and Canada for the 2026 games, its team has never progressed beyond quarterfinals showings in 1970 and 1986. "It's nice to hear "Cielito Lindo" and the shout of 'Mexico.' We should [try to] avoid punishments".




Mexico will still have to maintain their focus and not get carried away in victory as they still have to see off Sweden and South Korea in their remaining group F games to assure them passage.

"Khedira would have had to help Kroos in this case, take over the role and make the game fast, but he did not do that".

However, they're clearly different from the kinds of earthquakes we usually talk about - those of natural origin - because they're not caused by tectonic or volcanic activity, and don't have a clear epicentre, since the agitation occurs at several points.

"We prevented them from playing a top, top game".

"Yeah it's completely normal and it's not used to, you know, say something bad about the goalkeepers, it's part of the passion that we live in Mexico", Gerardo Fisher told reporters.

Germany now need to recover in time for their second group game against Sweden on Saturday.

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