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FIFA World Cup: Germany defeats Sweden 2-1

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In FIFA World Cup, in a dramatic turn a goal from Toni Kroos gave holders Germany a 2-1 win over Sweden tonight to keep alive their hopes of qualifying for last 16.

Kroos curled in a superb strike from an indirect free kick to grab the three points for the four-times world champions who are now level with Sweden in Group F on three points and behind Mexico who have six.

Ealier, Mexico beat South Korea 2-1 for their second successive win in the Group-F match at Rostov Arena.

Javier Hernandez became the first Mexican player to score 50 goals for his country, after 104 appearances, with Carlos Vela earlier opening the scoring through yet another penalty kick. Son Heung-min’s stunning long-range effort in stoppage time gave South Korea a glimmer of hope but it was too little too late.

Earlier, Belgium defeated Tunisia 5-2 in a Group-G match at Spartak Stadium in Moscow today.

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