Mexico upsets World Cup champion Germany

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Germany have averaged 3.5 goals per match in their opening games of the World Cup since they last lost an opener - 36 years ago against Algeria.

Spain, in 2010, are the only side to win the World Cup after losing their opening match, when they were beaten by Switzerland.

"It's pretty simple: we played like we did against Saudi Arabia, but this time it was against a better opponent", fumed the Bayern Munich player, who was booked for a foul in the dying stages.

Mexico missed several chances in the first 45 minutes and, while German substitutes Mario Gomez and Julian Brandt went close late on, they could not recover from their slow start.

"I'd like to thank all the people who supported me, and also those who did not, and I hope we can achieve more wins like today" he said pointedly.

They looked to test Ochoa twice in quick succession from distance early in the second half, but failed to trouble the Mexican keeper.

Mexico cause huge World Cup upset with opening round win over champions Germany.

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A German fan gestures prior to their 2018 World Cup Group F match against Mexico during a public viewing event at the "Fanmeile" area in front of Berlin's landmark Brandenburg Gate on June 17, 2018.

If all goes well for Germany, there will be a return trip to Luzhniki Stadium-the host of the July 15 final-in a few weeks' time. "We have to get six points from the next games", Kroos said.

He said: "Of course, everybody is really unhappy and crestfallen, but tomorrow we have to look forward". But a lot has changed since then and Mexico is now all pumped up under the marvelous coach Juan Carlos Osorio.

Mexico may been a long way from home, but it was clearly the home team in its World Cup opener.

And when Rafael Marquez came on in the 74th minute he made history too, tying a record by playing in his fifth World Cup.

It was a defeat that left Germany "crestfallen", was described as an "embarrassment" by the country's media and even triggered an earth tremor, such were the celebrations in Mexico.

Germany can still advance in the tournament, but will have to score big victories in its upcoming matches against Sweden and South Korea.

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