Germany's shock World Cup exit another case of the winner's curse
28 June, 2018, 20:21 | Author: Isabel Grant
They knew they were going home after just two matches of a disastrous trophy defence, as a 5-1 humbling at the hands of the Netherlands was followed by a 2-0 defeat against Chile at the Maracana. Mexican fans thronged to the South Korean embassy in Mexico City after the Asians upstaged the World Cup defending champions, while many other parts of the world also had humorous retorts to the German exit. They went on to win the tournament, beating Argentina in the final. "We need to draw the right conclusions".
"Four years ago we were on top of the world - now we're on the bottom".
It could have been worse for Mexico, who started badly and never recovered, and Sweden were denied what looked a strong call for a penalty on 30 minutes.
Defender Mats Hummels admitted Germany's group stage exit was a "bitter" shock.
South Korea and Germany both finished Group F with one win and two losses, but the Taeguk Warriors had edge on goal difference to finish third.
"If you are so quiet and soundless, you have to take responsibility for it".
While Germany saw some experienced names retire after Brazil 2014 - including captain Philipp Lahm and strikers Lukas Podolski and Miroslav Klose, it was felt the young talent coming through would be enough for victory in Russian Federation - especially after cruising to the Confederations Cup title last summer with a young squad.
Three second-half goals gave Sweden a 3-0 lead, which lifts them to first in the group. Spain then almost doubled their lead before a spectacular header from Robin van Persie got the Dutch even.
Still, Spain had lost their opening match to Switzerland in 2010 and went on to win the title. "Now the chancellor and trainer are experiencing how fast things can go wrong", it wrote.
You've got to admit, though, they didn't deserve to reach the round of 16.
Ozil will likely take some time to relax, before starting preparations ahead of the new season.
Korea, grouped with Germany, Mexico and Sweden, failed to move on to the next stage despite its dramatic victory over Germany, due to its earlier losses to Sweden and Mexico.
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Japanese fans tidy up stadium after win over Colombia
The World Cup 2018 Twitter page published video of the sweet gesture, saying that it was "the best thing you will see today". Recall that at the last world cup in 2014 in Brazil, Japan lost 2-1 to Ivory Coast at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife.
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