But the 29-year-old was unimpressed at how Die Mannschaft defended at the
“That’s why the first half was like it was, and Mexico obviously deserved to win it.
“If seven of eight players are attacking then it’s clear our attacking power is greater. But that’s something that I have often talked about internally. It doesn’t always bear fruit.
“A wake-up call is too late. We now must win two games, otherwise, that is that with the World Cup. I don’t really understand why we played like we played because, really, we already had our wake-up call.”
The celebrations for Mexico’s goal against Germany caused an earthquake in Mexico City.
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— 90min (@90min_Football) June 17, 2018
Germany were one of the favourites heading into the tournament, with many fans expecting that Die Mannschaft would retain the trophy following their success in 2014.
But Mexico have now given teams the blueprint of how to beat the World Cup holders.
El Tri camped in their own half for the majority of the game, not offering danger man Timo Werner any space in behind. That acted as the platform to launch a number of deadly counter-attacks which Germany were unable to deal with throughout the match.