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Mexico quakes with joy over World Cup upset win

18 June 2018
Mexico quakes with joy over World Cup upset win

Germany was widely considered to be the main favorite to win this tournament, but maybe their decision to leave out Manchester City attacker and Premier League Young Player of the Year, Leroy Sane, is already hurting their chances to repeat as World Champions.

Brazil have won 17 of their 22 matches since Tite took over as coach in 2016.

Neither were the sombrero-clad Mexican fans who seemed to be partying nonstop on the streets of Moscow in the days leading up to Sunday's match.

Both teams are back in action on Friday, when Serbia take on Switzerland while Costa Rica face Brazil.

Mexico opened their World Cup campaign with a surprising 1-0 win over reigning champions Germany on Sunday, and it was enough to make the country go wild in celebration.

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". 'But you know who else is going to have a big World Cup?

Werner, the golden boot victor when Germany lifted the Confederations Cup previous year, is still a work in progress and it showed in Moscow.

The magnitude of that task is not lost on Low.

"Teams develop and change, players finish their careers and you must bring in new players which makes it the most hard achievement".

Mexico has a lot to be proud of when it comes to its soccer team now playing in the 2018 World Cup.

"We have all the tools and we have to work them".

He also said he could now dream of Mexico reaching the next stage along with 15 other teams, getting a shot at reaching the quarter- and semi-finals before the final match. The taxi driver, a 28-year-old man from the central Asian republic of Kyrgyzstan, told police during questioning that he had been working for 20 hours solid before the incident and had mixed up the brake pedal and the accelerator.

Fans crammed into the Zocalo, the city's main square, to celebrate.