(Xinhua) -- Toni Kroos scored a winner
in stoppage time from outside the penalty area to help the
10-man Germany rally past Sweden 2-1 on Saturday to stay alive
at the World Cup.
Marco Reus scored in the 48th minute
to pull Germany even after Ola Toivonen’s goal in the first half
put the Swedes in front.
Germany finished with 10-men after defender Jerome Boateng
was sent off following a second yellow card with 10 minutes
Mexico now have six points in Group F after notching up a
second consecutive victory with a 2-1 win against South Korea
Germany and Sweden both have three entering their final
In the last round of the Group F, Germany will take on South
Korea who suffered two losses in a row while group leaders
Mexico will play against Sweden.
Sweden lead 1-0 against
Germany by halftime at World Cup
SOCHI Russia (Xinhua) --
Defending champions Germany are on the brink of
elimination from the World Cup as they were lagging behind 1-0
against Sweden in the second round of the Group F actions on
Sweden have capitalized on their counterattacks against
Germany, with Ola Toivonen opening the scoring in the 32nd
Germany were under pressure after losing the opening match to
Mexico, who notched up a second consecutive victory with a 2-1
win over South Korea earlier Saturday.
If Germany lose the match against Sweden, they will exit from
the ongoing World Cup.