Mexico snaps 563 minute streak for Germany

first_imgWorld Cup Lozano goal for Mexico snaps 563 minute World Cup streak for Germany Goal Last updated 1 year ago 00:45 6/18/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(1) Thomas Muller Germany Mexico World Cup 2018 YURI CORTEZ World Cup Germany Germany v Mexico Mexico Joachim Low’s side are not accustomed to being behind at the World Cup, with El Tri having put them in an unfamiliar position Germany are not in this position often. After 35 minutes of their Group F opened against Mexico, the defending World Cup champions found themselves trailing 1-0. It was Hirving “Chucky” Lozano who put El Tri in front , finishing off a lightening-quick counter-attack from Juan Carlos Osorio’s side to punish the Germans.  Article continues below Editors’ Picks Perfection from Pulisic: Chelsea’s Captain America has arrived in the Premier League Why always Raheem? ‘Unplayable’ Sterling setting a standard Man City’s other stars need to match ‘There is no creativity’ – Can Solskjaer get Man Utd scoring freely again? ‘Everyone legged it on to the pitch!’ – How Foden went from Man City superfan to future superstar It closed a run of 563 World Cup minutes in which Germany had not trailed in a match. The last time Low’s side found themselves in the hole was against Ghana in the Group stage of the 2014 competition. 563 – #MEX , with @HirvingLozano70 ‘s goal, has stopped a #GER streak of 563 minutes without being under the score in a World Cup game; the previous occasion was against Ghana in 2014 (Klose equalized at 71’). Chucky. pic.twitter.com/P1AMY9CcDW — OptaJavier (@OptaJavier) June 17, 2018 The Germans worked out a 2-2 draw in that match before cruising through much of the rest of the tournament on their way to the title. But it shows just how hard it is to come from behind in a World Cup. In fact, the last time Germany trailed in a World Cup game and went on to victory was 20 years ago in France, in a round of 16 match against Mexico. 1998 – The last time Germany conceded first in a World Cup match and went on to win was back in 1998, versus Mexico (2-1). Omen? #GERMEX #WorldCup #GER #MEX — OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) June 17, 2018 Germany were not able to repeat that result on Sunday, with Mexico holding on to grab a 1-0 win in the Group F opener.last_img