Super Sweden march on with Mexico as Germany head for home
30 June, 2018, 19:39 | Author: Greg Lawrence
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Sweden thumped Mexico 3-0 on Wednesday, overcoming their opponents after a scoreless first half in a result that means both teams advance to the World Cup last 16 at the expense of defending champions Germany.
Sweden had a big chance to take the lead inside the first two minutes when Berg headed an Emil Forsberg free kick back across goal towards Andreas Granqvist, but the defender just failed to make contact.
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"I think we deserved to win the group, and Mexico deserved to be second".
Janne Andersson's side reaped the rewards of a relentless attacking display to secure top spot in Group F, with Mexico following them through as runners-up after Germany's shock 2-0 defeat to South Korea. "Obviously they are a proud team and have nothing to lose and are potentially risky".
The Swedes doubled their lead when Marcus Berg was fouled in the penalty area by Héctor Moreno and Granqvist calmly slotted in his second penalty of the tournament.
Mexico players react at the end of the group F match between Mexico and Sweden, at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia, Wednesday, June 27, 2018.
Sweden will now play the second-placed side in Group E - currently Switzerland - in St Petersburg on Tuesday afternoon.
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"For the first time in many, many games when we play against a team that play that approach, direct football, we had this formation".
"A few days ago we lost in the last minute and we were very disappointed, and now we come back and beat Mexico", Augustinsson said.
However, the 55-year-old coach is not taking Mexico lightly, with "El Tri" having already beaten Germany and South Korea. Had Germany won 1-0, Mexico would have been out.
"Yes, we definitely need a miracle".
Plastic beer cups rained down, before Mexico defender Edson Alvarez compounded a miserable evening with a 74th-minute own goal when he miskicked past Ochoa.
But without an improvement on this performance they risk falling once again at the same stage where they have been knocked out in the last six World Cups.
Mexico's group also required tiebreakers in 1994 with all four teams earning four points and a goal difference of zero.
As the runner-up of Group F Mexico meets victor of Group E Monday in Samara.
Mexico will lament its missed chances early as well.
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It's not just in this World Cup that they have not been conceding goals - it has been like that for the whole of 2018. Will it be boring? "They're a strong team but we also have our qualities and we will try to win the game".
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It is the first time since 1938 that a Germany or West Germany side has not progressed beyond the first section of the tournament. They'll play the winners of group H - one of Japan, Senegal and Colombia - in Moscow on Tuesday, kick-off 7pm.
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