Mexico stuns Germany with 1-0 World Cup win

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Mexico’s quest for an elusive fifth game at a World Cup got off to a rousing start with a 1-0 upset of Germany on Sunday. Chucky Lozano’s first-half goal was enough to vanquish an uninspired and frustrated German team.

<p>Hirving Lozano of Mexico celebrates by sliding on his knees after scoring his team’s first goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Mexico at Luzhniki Stadium on June 17, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by David Ramos – FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images) </p>
Mexico beats Germany

Hirving Lozano of Mexico celebrates by sliding on his knees after scoring his team’s first goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Mexico at Luzhniki Stadium on June 17, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by David Ramos – FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

<p>Mesut Oezil of Germany is tackled by Hector Herrera of Mexico during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Mexico at Luzhniki Stadium on June 17, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Hector Vivas/Getty Images) </p>
Mexico beats Germany

Mesut Oezil of Germany is tackled by Hector Herrera of Mexico during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Mexico at Luzhniki Stadium on June 17, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Hector Vivas/Getty Images)

<p>Guillermo Ochoa of Mexico makes a save from a shot by Mario Gomez of Germany during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Mexico at Luzhniki Stadium on June 17, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images) </p>
Mexico beats Germany

Guillermo Ochoa of Mexico makes a save from a shot by Mario Gomez of Germany during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Mexico at Luzhniki Stadium on June 17, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

<p>Mexico’s forward Javier Hernandez lies on the pitch during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group F football match between Germany and Mexico at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on June 17, 2018. (Photo by Yuri CORTEZ / AFP) </p>
Mexico beats Germany

Mexico’s forward Javier Hernandez lies on the pitch during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group F football match between Germany and Mexico at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on June 17, 2018. (Photo by Yuri CORTEZ / AFP)

<p>Julian Draxler of Germany competes with Hector Moreno of Mexico during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Mexico at Luzhniki Stadium on June 17, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/Getty Images) </p>
Mexico beats Germany

Julian Draxler of Germany competes with Hector Moreno of Mexico during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Mexico at Luzhniki Stadium on June 17, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/Getty Images)

<p>Hirving Lozano of Mexico celebrates by sliding on his knees after scoring his team’s first goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Mexico at Luzhniki Stadium on June 17, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by David Ramos – FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images) </p>
Mexico beats Germany

Hirving Lozano of Mexico celebrates by sliding on his knees after scoring his team’s first goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Mexico at Luzhniki Stadium on June 17, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by David Ramos – FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

<p>Hirving Lozano of Mexico celebrates with teammates by sliding on his knees after scoring his team’s first goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Mexico at Luzhniki Stadium on June 17, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by David Ramos – FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images) </p>
Mexico beats Germany

Hirving Lozano of Mexico celebrates with teammates by sliding on his knees after scoring his team’s first goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Mexico at Luzhniki Stadium on June 17, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by David Ramos – FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

<p>Iranian referee Alireza Faghani (2ndL) talks to Germany’s goalkeeper Manuel Neuer (R) trying to help Mexico’s forward Javier Hernandez lying on the pitch during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group F football match between Germany and Mexico at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on June 17, 2018. (Photo by Yuri CORTEZ / AFP) </p>
Mexico beats Germany

Iranian referee Alireza Faghani (2ndL) talks to Germany’s goalkeeper Manuel Neuer (R) trying to help Mexico’s forward Javier Hernandez lying on the pitch during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group F football match between Germany and Mexico at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on June 17, 2018. (Photo by Yuri CORTEZ / AFP)

<p>Mexico’s goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa (C) dives to save a shot by Germany’s forward Mario Gomez during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group F football match between Germany and Mexico at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on June 17, 2018. (Photo by Mladen ANTONOV / AFP) </p>
Mexico beats Germany

Mexico’s goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa (C) dives to save a shot by Germany’s forward Mario Gomez during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group F football match between Germany and Mexico at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on June 17, 2018. (Photo by Mladen ANTONOV / AFP)

<p>Mexico’s forward Javier Hernandez heads the ball during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group F football match between Germany and Mexico at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on June 17, 2018. (Photo by Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP) </p>
Mexico beats Germany

Mexico’s forward Javier Hernandez heads the ball during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group F football match between Germany and Mexico at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on June 17, 2018. (Photo by Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP)

<p>Mexico’s forward Hirving Lozano (L) vies with Germany’s defender Jerome Boateng during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group F football match between Germany and Mexico at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on June 17, 2018. (Photo by Yuri CORTEZ / AFP) </p>
Mexico beats Germany

Mexico’s forward Hirving Lozano (L) vies with Germany’s defender Jerome Boateng during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group F football match between Germany and Mexico at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on June 17, 2018. (Photo by Yuri CORTEZ / AFP)

<p>Mexico’s goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa in action during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group F football match between Germany and Mexico at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on June 17, 2018. (Photo by Antonin THUILLIER / AFP) </p>
Mexico beats Germany

Mexico’s goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa in action during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group F football match between Germany and Mexico at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on June 17, 2018. (Photo by Antonin THUILLIER / AFP)

<p>Germany’s midfielder Sami Khedira (R) and Mexico’s defender Hector Moreno (L) fall after attempting to head the ball during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group F football match between Germany and Mexico at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on June 17, 2018. (Photo by Patrik STOLLARZ / AFP) </p>
Mexico beats Germany

Germany’s midfielder Sami Khedira (R) and Mexico’s defender Hector Moreno (L) fall after attempting to head the ball during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group F football match between Germany and Mexico at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on June 17, 2018. (Photo by Patrik STOLLARZ / AFP)

<p>Germany’s goalkeeper Manuel Neuer (L) concedes a goal during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group F football match between Germany and Mexico at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on June 17, 2018. (Photo by Mladen ANTONOV / AFP) </p>
Mexico beats Germany

Germany’s goalkeeper Manuel Neuer (L) concedes a goal during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group F football match between Germany and Mexico at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on June 17, 2018. (Photo by Mladen ANTONOV / AFP)

<p>Germany’s forward Thomas Mueller (2L) and Mexico’s forward Javier Hernandez (4R) jump for the ball during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group F football match between Germany and Mexico at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on June 17, 2018. (Photo by Juan Mabromata / AFP) </p>
Mexico beats Germany

Germany’s forward Thomas Mueller (2L) and Mexico’s forward Javier Hernandez (4R) jump for the ball during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group F football match between Germany and Mexico at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on June 17, 2018. (Photo by Juan Mabromata / AFP)

<p>Guillermo Ochoa of Mexico celebrates after Hirving Lozano scored a goal to make it 0-1 during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Mexico at Luzhniki Stadium on June 17, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/Getty Images) </p>
Mexico beats Germany

Guillermo Ochoa of Mexico celebrates after Hirving Lozano scored a goal to make it 0-1 during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Mexico at Luzhniki Stadium on June 17, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/Getty Images)

<p>Hirving Lozano of Mexico scores his team’s first goal under pressure from Toni Kroos of Germany during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Mexico at Luzhniki Stadium on June 17, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Dan Mullan/REMOTE/Getty Images) </p>
Mexico beats Germany

Hirving Lozano of Mexico scores his team’s first goal under pressure from Toni Kroos of Germany during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Mexico at Luzhniki Stadium on June 17, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Dan Mullan/REMOTE/Getty Images)

<p>Mexico’s midfielder Hector Herrera (L) vies with Germany’s forward Timo Werner during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group F football match between Germany and Mexico at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on June 17, 2018. (Photo by Yuri CORTEZ / AFP) </p>
Mexico beats Germany

Mexico’s midfielder Hector Herrera (L) vies with Germany’s forward Timo Werner during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group F football match between Germany and Mexico at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on June 17, 2018. (Photo by Yuri CORTEZ / AFP)

<p>Hirving Lozano of Mexico celebrates after scoring his team’s first goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Mexico at Luzhniki Stadium on June 17, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images) </p>
Mexico beats Germany

Hirving Lozano of Mexico celebrates after scoring his team’s first goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Mexico at Luzhniki Stadium on June 17, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

<p>Juan Carlos Osorio, Manager of Mexico celebrates with Marco Fabian of Mexico after their sides first goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Mexico at Luzhniki Stadium on June 17, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images) </p>
Mexico beats Germany

Juan Carlos Osorio, Manager of Mexico celebrates with Marco Fabian of Mexico after their sides first goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Mexico at Luzhniki Stadium on June 17, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

<p>Manuel Neuer of Germany makes a save from Hugo Ayala of Mexico, as Jerome Boateng of Germany protects the ball during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Mexico at Luzhniki Stadium on June 17, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images) </p>
Mexico beats Germany

Manuel Neuer of Germany makes a save from Hugo Ayala of Mexico, as Jerome Boateng of Germany protects the ball during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Mexico at Luzhniki Stadium on June 17, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

<p>Hirving Lozano of Mexico scores his team’s first goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Mexico at Luzhniki Stadium on June 17, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images) </p>
Mexico beats Germany

Hirving Lozano of Mexico scores his team’s first goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Mexico at Luzhniki Stadium on June 17, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

<p>Hirving Lozano of Mexico celebrates by sliding on his knees after scoring his team’s first goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Mexico at Luzhniki Stadium on June 17, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by David Ramos – FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images) </p>
Mexico beats Germany

Hirving Lozano of Mexico celebrates by sliding on his knees after scoring his team’s first goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Mexico at Luzhniki Stadium on June 17, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by David Ramos – FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

<p>Mexico’s forward Javier Hernandez (R) vies for the ball with Germany’s defender Jerome Boateng during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group F football match between Germany and Mexico at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on June 17, 2018. (Photo by Mladen ANTONOV / AFP) </p>
Mexico beats Germany

Mexico’s forward Javier Hernandez (R) vies for the ball with Germany’s defender Jerome Boateng during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group F football match between Germany and Mexico at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on June 17, 2018. (Photo by Mladen ANTONOV / AFP)

<p>Germany’s fans wave German national flags as they cheer prior to the Russia 2018 World Cup Group F football match between Germany and Mexico at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on June 17, 2018. (Photo by PATRIK STOLLARZ / AFP) </p>
Mexico beats Germany

Germany’s fans wave German national flags as they cheer prior to the Russia 2018 World Cup Group F football match between Germany and Mexico at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on June 17, 2018. (Photo by PATRIK STOLLARZ / AFP)

<p>Mexico’s forward Javier Hernandez (C) heads the ball during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group F football match between Germany and Mexico at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on June 17, 2018. (Photo by Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP) </p>
Mexico beats Germany

Mexico’s forward Javier Hernandez (C) heads the ball during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group F football match between Germany and Mexico at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on June 17, 2018. (Photo by Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP)

<p>Hirving Lozano of Mexico celebrates with Jesus Gallardo by sliding on their knees after scoring his team’s first goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Mexico at Luzhniki Stadium on June 17, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images) </p>
Mexico beats Germany

Hirving Lozano of Mexico celebrates with Jesus Gallardo by sliding on their knees after scoring his team’s first goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Mexico at Luzhniki Stadium on June 17, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

<p>Hirving Lozano of Mexico scores his team’s first goal under pressure from Toni Kroos of Germany during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Mexico at Luzhniki Stadium on June 17, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Dan Mullan/REMOTE/Getty Images) </p>
Mexico beats Germany

Hirving Lozano of Mexico scores his team’s first goal under pressure from Toni Kroos of Germany during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Mexico at Luzhniki Stadium on June 17, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Dan Mullan/REMOTE/Getty Images)

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