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MOSCOW Former Germany captain Philipp Lahm on Monday labeled his country's shock defeat by Mexico as "a minor setback" that could help unite the players in their common goal to defend their World Cup title.
MOSCOW Germany woke to gloomy headlines of "chaos" and "humiliation" on Monday after the defending World Cup champions fell 1-0 to Mexico in a shock opening defeat in Russia.
MOSCOW Germany's shock World Cup opening defeat to Mexico on Sunday has left their tournament plans in disarray but coach Joachim Loew sounded confident the world champions would quickly make amends.
MOSCOW Mexico sprang the perfect trap for confident and overwhelming pre-game favorites Germany on Sunday to take advantage of the champions' defensive weakness in their opening match at the World Cup.
MOSCOW Underdogs Mexico are ready to cause a major upset and beat Germany for the first time in a tournament on Sunday, provided the central Americans realize the World Cup clash is just another football game, coach Juan Carlos Osorio said.
MOSCOW Germany are feeling no pressure as the reigning world champions going into their Group F opener against Mexico on Sunday and cannot wait to extend their record of opening game victories under coach Joachim Loew, he said on Saturday.
MOSCOW Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil has fully recovered from a minor knee injury in their penultimate warm-up match and is fit to play in their World Cup opener against Mexico on Sunday, coach Joachim Loew said on Saturday.
VATUTINKI, Russia, June 15 World champions Germany know they must up their game when they kick off their world title defence against Mexico on Sunday if they are to confirm their status as tournament favourites.
VATUTINKI, Russia Germany defender Joshua Kimmich has risen up the ranks so quickly with his brutally efficient performances that he is considered as a key player for the world champions aged just 23.
VATUTINKI, Russia Four years ago, the Germany team resided in a purpose-built five-star hotel on a tiny, picturesque island off the Brazilian mainland, with the spectacular lush jungle and sea views inspiring them to the World Cup title.