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Philipp Lahm: Germany will rebound from Mexico loss

Philipp Lahm expects World Cup holders Germany to pull together after their 1-0 opening defeat at the hands of Mexico and to find "a common path towards the right solution" for their tactical problems.

Sven-Göran Eriksson: African team to win World Cup sooner or later

The former England manager believes that the African continent has the talent required to effectively challenge the top nations in Europe for the diadem.

Sweden bury World Cup opening jinx to beat South Korea

Sweden won an opening World Cup game for the first time since 1958 and ended a worrying goal drought with a 1-0 victory over South Korea.

Son Heung-Min: South Korea’s defeat my fault for not scoring

Son Heung-Min said he was disappointed with his performance in South Korea's 1-0 loss to Sweden in the teams' World Cup opener on Monday in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.

England expects as dark horses Belgium launch World Cup campaign

“First and foremost we are going to want to attack the game, we feel like we are going to have a lot of possession of the ball,” the Tottenham forward said.

Joachim Loew defiant as Germany face World Cup crisis

Joachim Loew is facing the biggest crisis of his 12-year reign as Germany coach after the holders slipped to a shock defeat against Mexico in their World Cup opener in Russia.

VAR penalty gives Sweden a narrow win over South Korea

A VAR-awarded penalty gave Sweden a narrow but deserved victory in their opening Group F match against a poor South Korea side in Nizhny Novgorod on Monday.

Andreas Granqvist’s second-half penalty leads Sweden over South Korea

Andreas Granqvist scored a 65th-minute penalty awarded by the video assistant referee (VAR) as Sweden began their World Cup campaign with a 1-0 victory over South Korea on Monday at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium.

Harry Kane: We are going to attack against Tunisia

England open their World Cup campaign on Monday seeking to banish memories of dismal performances in recent tournaments as Belgium’s “Golden Generation” kick off as dark-horse challengers.

Thomas Muller: Germany know ‘pressure is extreme’ after Mexico loss

Germany forward Thomas Muller said his team are under significant pressure following their 1-0 loss to Mexico on Sunday.

Park Ji-sung: South Korea can progress from wide-open group

South Korea legend Park Ji-sung believes low expectations could help his country in a group that has been blown wide open by Mexico's shock win over Germany.

Germany’s World Cup defeat: five things we learned

Germany crashed to a shock 1-0 defeat to Mexico in their opening World Cup match in Moscow on Sunday.

Mexico football fans cause earthquake as they celebrate win over Germany

Mexico football fans are believed to have caused a minor earthquake as they celebrated their team's shock win over Germany at the World Cup.

German media sound alarm after shock World Cup defeat

Germany's media reacted with concern and worry to the World Cup holder's shock 1-0 defeat against Mexico on Sunday.

Germany ‘under pressure’ after Mexico World Cup defeat

Toni Kroos and Mats Hummels criticised Germany's failings after the holders slipped to a shock 1-0 defeat against Mexico in their opening World Cup match on Sunday.

Mats Hummels: Germany ignored warning signs ahead of World Cup loss to Mexico

Fault lines in Germany's defence have been visible in recent games and Sunday's 1-0 World Cup defeat to Mexico should not really be seen as a surprise, defender Mats Hummels has said.

Juan Carlos Osorio: Mexico played ‘with love of winning’ in remarkable defeat of Germany

Juan Carlos Osorio said his Mexico team had played "with a love of winning" as they pulled off a remarkable 1-0 win over holders Germany in their World Cup Group F opener.

World Cup holders Germany beaten by Mexico in opening match

World Cup holders Germany have lost their opening match at this year's tournament after they were beaten 1-0 by Mexico.

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Philipp Lahm: Germany will rebound from Mexico loss

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