Mexico World Cup goal celebrations showed up on seismograph

Tanya Simon
June 18, 2018

Head coach Joachim Loew has said Ozil struggled emotionally after being booed by German fans in a warm-up friendly following the Erdogan incident.

Mexican soccer fans appear to have caused a minor quake as they celebrated the goal that defeated defending champion Germany 1-0 in an opening match of the World Cup on Sunday, The Washington Examiner reported. "In the first half we played very badly". "We will have to analyse why that was the case".

It's 1-0 as Mexico's Hirving Lozano drills one past the German defence.

Later on Sunday in Serbia's Group E, Brazil will face Switzerland.

Germany are now in an unfamiliar position.

With Ozil offering precious little and Thomas Mueller having a rare off-day, Timo Werner, Reus and Julian Draxler - none of whom are World Cup winners - looked like the men most likely to equalise.

Reminded that three of the last four defending champions (France, Italy and Spain) have failed to make it out of the group stages, Low appeared confident that would not happen to his side.

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Reminded of that statistic, Loew offered a guarantee.

"Everybody is really unhappy and crestfallen but we have to put this behind us", Low said afterwards.

He adds: "We are so polarized and against each other these days, with the elections and everything else going on, that this brings us back together and makes us feel like things are possible". "It made us look at the instruments, since measuring these signals are often too small to distinguish". Our team certainly has experience dealing with losses, and the next match will be decisive for us. "It goes without saying".

Mexico's Hirving Lozano charges past some stunned German supporters after scoring the only goal of the first major World Cup upset.

A man who also guided his team to Confederations Cup success in Russian Federation in 2017 told reporters: "Indeed it is disappointing to have lost the first match, it's a situation we are not used to at all, in the many tournaments before we always won the first match but we have to accept this situation".

Mexico had never before defeated Germany in an official match but came into Sunday's match talking a good game. I thought we would not have a chance.

It may sound odd to suggest but was Germany too offensive early on against Mexico and too willing to play a high line? "You can't compare the two". Steven Zuber then headed in the equaliser in the 50th.

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