It is true that few would bet against Germany turning things round in their remaining games against Sweden and South Korea, but all is clearly not right with the four-times winners.
He has a contract with the German FA until the 2022 World Cup and defeat in Moscow is the first serious black mark against his name during 12 years as head coach.
Wearing sombreros and ponchos, Mexican fans cheered for their national football team – and vented their discontent with US President Donald Trump – in the streets of Moscow, ahead of their game against Germany.
Brazil take on Switzerland later today in their opening clash of Group E.
Mexico stunned World Cup holders Germany yesterday, inflicting a 1-0 defeat that throws the Germans’ title defence into disarray as Neymar’s Brazil stuttered to a draw against Switzerland.
They have only themselves to blame, however, because the warning signs were there in their final warmup games going into the tournament. But they have not beaten Germany in three attempts at various World Cups.
For a defending World Cup champion, however, the situation is more common.
The magnitude of that task is not lost on Low.
Marquez played for Barcelona between 2003 and 2010 and plans to retire after the FIFA World Cup.
“We will not suffer that fate, ” he said. We should have made their keeper work harder than that.
The task doesn’t get any easier for Waston and his Costa Rica teammates, who are faced with a hard game against Brazil on June 22nd.
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.
Russian authorities said it was an accident.
“It’s so surprising”, taxi driver Juan Rodrigo Guadarrama tells the New York Times.
The driver said he ran from the scene because he feared he would be beaten to death.
Fans crammed into the Zocalo, the city’s main square, to celebrate.