Home » Sport

Germans thank Russian hospitality after World Cup exit

30 June, 2018, 13:55 | Author: Hannah Francis
  • Germans thank Russian hospitality after World Cup exit

South Korea beating Germany saved Mexico's World Cup hopes.

"We decided in the DFB executive committee before the World Cup to offer a contract extension", DFB boss Reinhard Grindel told Frankfurt-based newspaper FAZ.

Germany, the winners of the last World Cup in 2014, opened up their campaign in Russian Federation with a narrow 1-0 defeat to Mexico. Lozano made his World Cup debut against Germany, scoring the winning goal, and assisted Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez's goal in the 2-1 win over Korea.

Germany must win by two clear goals in Kazan on Wednesday to be sure of reaching the last 16.

France, holders of 1998 World Cup, got eliminated in 2002 in the group stages. A 2-1 win against South Korea in their next match strengthened their position at the top of the group.

With that, Germany have officially succumbed to the champions curse.

A questionable celebration by German players near the Swedish bench added to the disappointment. There is a lot of energy and emotions but we want to be positive and concentrate on the right stuff.




Their failure was celebrated widely in Russian Federation with fans and neutrals in the metro, Fifa Fan Fest and stadiums celebrating their inability to beat South Korea.

"We're out now, but there's still the European Championship", he said, referring to the European Football Championship coming up in 2020.

Following the game, under-pressure Germany boss Joachim Loew refused to pin the blame for the defeat on Ozil. Let us know in the comments section below.

Elsewhere, Mexico fans carried South Korean fans aloft through Mexico City's main square in a victory march after the result.

The Germans had a number of chances but could not convert them to goals.

South Korea needed to beat Germany and then have Mexico defeat Sweden to have a chance of advancing from the group stage. Brazilians flocked to Kroos' account in numbers, taking turns to send him similar messages mocking Germany's exit from the tournament.

Recommended:

  • Harley-Davidson to make more motorcycles outside the US

    Harley-Davidson to make more motorcycles outside the US

    Harley-Davidson's move is already drawing the ire of tariff critics, including members of the president's own party. Harley-Davidson maintains a strong commitment to USA -based manufacturing which is valued by riders globally.
    Saudi Arabia take positives for Asian Cup after Russian Federation  exit

    Saudi Arabia take positives for Asian Cup after Russian Federation exit

    Uruguay have lost just one of their last nine World Cup group games, While in last six games they have won five out of them. The match finally reached in the penalty shootout and Uruguay reached the semi-finals by winning 4-2 in that.
    North Korea ‘already starting’ denuclearization, says Donald Trump

    North Korea ‘already starting’ denuclearization, says Donald Trump

    With Xi standing behind him, Kim could also believe that he would have a stronger negotiating position vis-a-vis the US. Going into the summit, Pyongyang repeatedly rejected unilateral nuclear disarmament. "That's OK.
  • Lakers

    Lakers "Racing" To Acquire Kawhi Leonard Before Friday

    The Spurs do not have to rush to make a deal, as they could potentially wait until the trade deadline to finally pull the trigger. It is true that the Spurs have no leverage whatsoever, because the sense is that Leonard is not going to play for them again.
    McEnroe says Serena should be seeded at Wimbledon

    McEnroe says Serena should be seeded at Wimbledon

    The news comes just weeks after the French Open came under fire for how it handled the ranking of Serena Williams . Under current WTA rules, rankings are not protected for players who are injured or pregnant.
    Optus Handing World Cup Group Matches To SBS After Total Failure

    Optus Handing World Cup Group Matches To SBS After Total Failure

    The company say that any customer who purchased an Optus Sport subscription for the World Cup will be provided a refund. Lew said the two-day deal with SBS was about creating a failsafe for its customers.
  • Local Politicians React To Kennedy Retirement

    Local Politicians React To Kennedy Retirement

    Numerous people on this list are federal appeals court judges, so we have some sense of how they might vote if they made it onto the Supreme Court.
    Apple To Unveil High-End AirPods, Over-Ear Headphones For 2019

    Apple To Unveil High-End AirPods, Over-Ear Headphones For 2019

    The report suggests all three new products will land in 2019, with two potentially launching in the first half of next year. In addition, the company is working on wireless case charger headphone that will be compatible with the charger AirPower .
    Kushner trying to dictate peace, Palestinian chief negotiator says

    Kushner trying to dictate peace, Palestinian chief negotiator says

    Israel considers the eastern sector, home to sites sacred to Jews, Christians and Muslims, as an inseparable part of its capital. US President Donald Trump's special envoy Jason Greenblatt and Israeli Prime Minister Banjamin Netanyahu.
  • Pramila Jayapal Arrested For Protesting Against Trump's Border Policy

    Pramila Jayapal Arrested For Protesting Against Trump's Border Policy

    It also isn't clear if families who are kept together will remain so or be separated after 20 days due to an existing court order. Loretta Fudoli took a bus to Washington from Conway, Arkansas, to join Thursday's protest.
    Serbia v Brazil 27 June 2018

    Serbia v Brazil 27 June 2018

    It was another match where Brazil created lots of chances, but they weren't particularly clinical in front of goal. Serbia will face off against Brazil at Spartak Stadium-Otkritie Arena in Moscow on Wednesday, June 27 at 2 p.m.
    Kane fires England to record 6-1 win against Panama

    Kane fires England to record 6-1 win against Panama

    England will now play Belgium in Kaliningrad on Thursday with the victor of that match advancing from the group in first place. Intriguingly, it also means they are level on points, goal difference and goals scored with Belgium in Group G.


Popular

Sanju: Complete Details About ‘Who Plays Who’ In Sanjay Dutts Biopic!
Bollywood trade analyst Taran Adarsh, in a tweet, stated that the firm will also track single screen theatres across the country. The Rajkumar Hirani directorial has also been accused of showing barracks in jails in a bad light.

European Union refugee talks end with no solutions
That would mean a hard border with Austria and could represent a fatal blow to the idea of "border-free travel" within most of the bloc.

Serena Williams seeded 25th at Wimbledon
Caroline Wozniacki , John McEnroe and USTA president Katrina Adams have spoken out in support of Williams. Wimbledon doesn't start until July 2, but new mom Serena Williams has already scored a victory.

Kaka On Lionel Messi's Struggles With Argentina
Argentina's qualifying hopes are subsequently on a knife edge, with Jorge Sampaoli's men facing a do-or-die clash with Nigeria on Tuesday.

NBA Draft: Who is Svi Mykhailiuk, the Lakers' 47th pick?
Paul, who plays for the Houston Rockets, has been doing everything to persuade James of joining him in the Space City. National Basketball Association rules prohibit teams from negotiating with free agents until midnight on July 1.

How to Watch Tonight’s 2018 NBA Awards
Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz won Defensive Player of the Year, edging out New Orleans' Davis and the Sixers Joel Embiid . Casey beat out Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens and Jazz coach Quin Snyder for the honor.

Honda drives Japan to deserved 2-2 draw against Senegal
He failed to register a goal or an assist versus Poland but will look to threaten a shaky Japanese back-line which lacks pace. Kalidou Koulibaly is also a player to keep an eye on, his physical assurance at the back will make it hard for Osako and co.

SD may see lower rate after sales tax ruling
EBay also said in a statement Thursday that Congress needs to "provide clear tax rules, with a strong small business exemption". In 2015, 72.5 percent of Tennessee's total tax revenues came from sales tax. "I don't have to drive", said Thornsberry.

Candidates campaign in final hours before Turkey elections
The government gave no immediate response to the reports, but Erdogan said there had not been any serious problems. Pro-Kurdish candidate Selahattin Demirtas tweeted his hopes for a calm election day, urging young people to vote.

Victor Moses says Super Eagles plan to score early against Iceland
Our team's spirit is very important to us, no matter if we win or lose, we are always united and thinking the same way. Watch the Live & Exclusive stream of the game on MAX HD3 & beIN SPORTS CONNECT .