Lozano, Mexico top Germany in thrilling Group F opener

Lozano, Mexico top Germany in thrilling Group F opener

Brazil took the lead in the first half thanks to a long-range curling effort by Barcelona striker Philippe Coutinho in the 20th minute.

Marquez, 39, who has already retired from playing for club side Atlas and declared his intention of ending his playing career when Mexico's World Cup campaign is over, came on in the 74th minute against Germany to equal the records of Mexico compatriot Antonio Carbajal and Germany's Lothar Matthaus.

With the United States not in the World Cup, many brands and some former American soccer players pointed to Mexico as the team to root for in Russian Federation this month.

"In the first half we played very badly", Loew said. "We think we have a good chance to match up with them and go head to head against them", he said. "This is the result of all that hard work".

But Neuer doesn't believe that Germany's form is a cause for concern and he remains confident ahead of their attempt at reclaiming the World Cup this summer. "There is no need to break out in panic just because we have lost a match".

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Costa Rica on the other hand enter this year's tournament as underdogs very similar to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Serbia are the favourites on paper, but Los Ticos will be anything but an easy opposition here.

But his plans to become only the third side in the World Cup's 88-year history to successfully defend their title were in disarray yesterday after the Mexicans tore into his defence from the start.

The Germans, branded an "embarrassment" in their home press, should still qualify, with a final group game against South Korea.

In the first game of the day, Serbia beat Costa Rica 1-0 thanks to a brilliant Aleksandar Kolarov free-kick in Samara.

Mexican fans celebrate at the Zocalo square. Now, it's all about using that momentum to propel them forward as they look to realize their World Cup aspirations.

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