Marco Fabian asks Mexico fans to sing 'Cielito Lindo' over controversial chant
- Author: Stacy Allen Jun 20, 2018,
Jun 20, 2018, 17:32
Hirving Lozano scoring the lone goal in Mexico's 1-0 victory over reigning World Cup champion Germany appears to have led to an artificial quake in Mexico City on Sunday. Both literally and figuratively.
Lozano hit the headlines on Sunday when he scored the victor for Mexico in their victory over Germany at the World Cup in Russian Federation.
Mexican fans were a bit excited Sunday when their national team beat defending champ Germany 1-0.
Germany lost to Austria and narrowly beat Saudi Arabia in their final warm-up games for the tournament in Russian Federation.
"What we have to do and keep doing is uniting with the fans to abstain from [doing] the chant", said Te Kloese in an interview with ESPN on Monday.
Brazil, and their star Neymar, made their bow in Russian Federation in Rostov-on-Don but gutsy Switzerland battled back to cancel out a Philippe Coutinho strike midway through the first half of the Group E tie. "We can not change the result of the game against Mexico or of the warm-up games".
Vatutinki - Germany captain Manuel Neuer said on Tuesday that his side's two remaining Soccer World Cup group games are now effectively finals and revealed frank words were exchanged in the team camp as the holders fight to stay in the tournament. "We were angry with ourselves after Mexico".
"I'm actually quite sad and quite surprised", she said.
"It's a good moment to send a message", said the Eintracht Frankfurt player in a news conference at the team's training base outside of Moscow.
"Our team has experience of dealing with losses, the next match will be decisive and we have to win it".
"Mexico deserved the game because we made it too easy for them, knowing we should not have allowed that to happen". Therefore, the logical outcome would be that he no longer plays against Sweden, as they will similarly do that.
Still, Neuer believes that coach Joachim Low does not have to make many changes to the starting formation for the game against Sweden on Saturday, when Germany must not lose to maintain their chances of making the knockout stages.