Mexico fans celebrate second consecutive win in World Cup

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Fellow World Cup victor Mesut Ozil did not even make the line-up after 26 consecutive starts at major tournaments.

Germany will play South Korea with goal difference potentially vital for the teams who want to advance to the last 16.

However, goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa said Mexico have what it takes to beat the Scandinavians. "This result wasn't going to change anything".

The world champions must win their final group game by at least two goals to ensure qualification for the Round of 16.

Top teams Brazil, Spain, and Portugal are likely to join them, but Argentina is in danger of exiting the competition at an early stage. "We have to win and not just 1-0".

The Swedes take on Mexico in Ekaterinburg, at the same time as Germany face South Korea in Kazan.

Korea's Oh Ban-suk, left, and Jung Seung-hyun, centre, attend South Korea's official training in Lomonosov near St. Petersburg, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018 at the 2018 soccer World Cup. Durmaz entered the game as a substitute, and his foul gave Germany the free kick that set up Kroos' game-winner.

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"I am a footballer at the highest level, being criticised is something we live with, but being called "f--ing immigrant" and 'suicide bomber, ' and having death threats made against me and my children is completely unacceptable", said Durmaz, who was born in Sweden to Assyrian parents who had emigrated from Turkey. The online abuse was reported to police. I will never let any racists destroy my pride.

"Overall, we once again had phases where we played really well and didn't use our chances".

Conditioned by the dry heat that has been a feature of every game at the Rostov Arena, Mexico did not quite have the same thrust and energy as against Germany, although they still controlled most of the play and looked far more unsafe. But that's easier said than done.

Werner - who admitted he was too exhausted to join in the celebrations after Kroos' dramatic goal - started against Sweden in a central role but was moved out wide for the second half to accommodate the introduction of Mario Gomez.

"We still have an excellent opportunity to qualify, " Andersson said.

While Mexico's defense has been solid, Ochoa is the biggest reason that El Tri have given up just one goal in the tournament.

On Saturday, as Mexico was beating South Korea the large continent of Mexican fans hailed the coach with chants of "El Profe Osorio!" Denmark's Kasper Schmeichel is next with 10 saves. Under that scenario Sweden would be the group champion and Mexico the group runner-up.