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Granqvist penalty gives Sweden 1-0 win over South Korea

Granqvist penalty gives Sweden 1-0 win over South Korea

Sweden defender and captain Andreas Granqvist's perfectly executed spot kick proved to be the difference as the Scandinavian team beat South Korea 1-0 in Nizhny Novgorod on Monday. 19 Jun 2018
Over 42,000 fans attend Sweden v South Korea

Over 42,000 fans attend Sweden v South Korea

A total of  42,300 supporters attended the FIFA World Cup match between Sweden and South Korea in the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod, FIFA said via its official Twitter account on Monday. 19 Jun 2018
Mexico fan 'sold fake ticket' for Germany match

Mexico fan 'sold fake ticket' for Germany match

A fan from Mexico was sold a fake ticket to his national team's World Cup match against Germany for US$800 (AUD $1075), say Russian police. 18 Jun 2018
DFB urges improvement from Germany

DFB urges improvement from Germany

The President of the German Football Association (DFB) urged the national team would bounce back from their defeat to Mexico by playing well against Sweden and South Korea. 18 Jun 2018
Peruvian fan suspected of stealing tickets for Mexico v Germany

Peruvian fan suspected of stealing tickets for Mexico v Germany

A Peruvian fan has been detained in Moscow on suspicion of stealing tickets for the FIFA World Cup match between Mexico and Germany. 18 Jun 2018
Almost 26 million Germans tune in for Mexico defeat

Almost 26 million Germans tune in for Mexico defeat

A total of 25.97 million people in Germany watched their national team's first match at the 2018 FIFA World Cup against Mexico on Sunday, German television network RTL have reported. 18 Jun 2018
Moscow metro flooded by 50,000 fans after Germany v Mexico

Moscow metro flooded by 50,000 fans after Germany v Mexico

Around 52,000 people left the Luzhniki Stadium by metro and the Moscow Central Circle (MCC) after the World Cup match between Germany and Mexico on Sunday, the press service of the city's Transport Department said Monday. 18 Jun 2018
Layun: We want more

Layun: We want more

Mexico's Miguel Layun says his team claimed an "historic" victory by beating defending Germany last night, and now they're fired up for more. 18 Jun 2018
Quiz! Can you name the last 21 footballers to have played in FOUR or more World Cups?

Quiz! Can you name the last 21 footballers to have played in FOUR or more World Cups?

After a Mexican stalwart played in his fifth World Cup, can you name the men who've featured in a World Cup this century and played at four or more tournaments overall? 18 Jun 2018
Hirving Lozano rocks the world! His goal causes a small earthquake in Mexico

Hirving Lozano rocks the world! His goal causes a small earthquake in Mexico

Lozanos 35th-minute strike against world champions Germany last night literally shook the ground in Mexico. 18 Jun 2018
Germany must win remaining group matches - Muller

Germany must win remaining group matches - Muller

Germany forward Thomas Muller said on Sunday that his team must win the remaining group-stage matches against Sweden and South Korea at the 2018 World Cup. 18 Jun 2018
Ochoa hails Mexico performance against Germany

Ochoa hails Mexico performance against Germany

Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa said on Sunday that the team surpassed themselves after beating reigning World Cup holders Germany 1-0. 18 Jun 2018
World Cup day four: Things you might have missed

World Cup day four: Things you might have missed

Germany fell to a shock defeat by Mexico, while Brazil couldnt find a way past Switzerland 18 Jun 2018
Germany not breaking apart after Mexico defeat says Low

Germany not breaking apart after Mexico defeat says Low

The German national team is not going to “break apart” after the sudden defeat to Mexico, the team’s head coach Joachim Low said Sunday. 18 Jun 2018
Marquez becomes third player to appear at five World Cups

Marquez becomes third player to appear at five World Cups

Mexico defender Rafael Marquez has become the third player to take part in five World Cups after coming on as a substitute in the 74th minute during his side's match against Germany at the 2018 World Cup. 18 Jun 2018
Germany united despite loss says Plattenhardt

Germany united despite loss says Plattenhardt

Germany defender Marvin Plattenhardt said on Sunday that his team were “united” despite the loss to Mexico in their first group-stage match of the 2018 World Cup. 18 Jun 2018