Germany dramatically beat Sweden in the second match Group F World Cup 2018. Toni Kroos goal in injury time ensure Panzer Team won 2-1.
Compete at Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi, Sunday (24/06/2018) early morning local time, Germany lags 0-1 in the first round. The net broken into Ola Toivonen in the 32nd minute
New in the second round, the defending World Cup champion retaliated. Marco Reus equalized the score in the 48th minute. Toni Kroos in injury time ensured Germany won 2-1.
This victory makes Germany open the opportunity to qualify for the round of 16 large. They are now collecting three points, equal to Sweden, under Mexico who collected six points.
Next Germany will play the decisive party against South Korea, who still have a chance to qualify, in Kazan Arena, Kazan, Wednesday (27/6). The Swedes will face Mexico at Ekaterinburg Arena, Ekaterinburg.
In the first half, Germany lags 0-1 by Sweden. Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer burglarized Toivonen in the 32nd minute.
The second half rolled, the Germans were left straight out pressing. The result, balancing goals can be created in the 48th minute. Reus continued to pull Timo Werner’s pull into goals despite being escorted. Score to 1-1.
A minute later, turn threats released Toni Kroos. His kick from outside the penalty box off a little from the Swedish goalkeeper.
Return opportunities gained Germany in the 56th minute. Back through the pull bait Werner, close range kick Hector can be caught by Robin Olsen.
Four minutes later, Reus turn throw opportunities. Bait Joshua Kimmich from the right side failed to convert into goals, because back heelnya precisely not about the ball that leads to the mouth of the Swedish goalkeeper.
In the 71st minute, again Germany spread opportunities through the left side. Ganti Werner releases the pull bait to the center, but the ball can be swept by Andreas Granqvist.
Four minutes later, Sweden could only spread its first threat in the second half. Emil Forsberg fired hard from outside the penalty box, but his ball flicked right into Neuer’s arms.
In the pursuit of a winning goal, Germany should instead play with ten men. Jerome Boateng got a second yellow card after breaking hard Marcus Berg in the 82nd minute.
Two minutes later, Sweden almost break the German goal. Through a free kick, Granqvist can gore a ball that must force Neuer rescue.
But Germany’s superior number of players can still hit Sweden. In the 87th minute, Mario Gomez got a golden opportunity with a header in the mouth of goal. But Olsen made a brilliant save by brushing it up.
In the injury time period, Germany again almost break the Swedish goalkeeper. Julian Brandt who just entered the kick off, but only hit the crossbar Olsen.
Until finally, Kroos scored the winner in the 90th minute +5. Kick kick free, after Werner violated on the right side of the Swedish defense, straight into the goal. Germany also won 2-1 over Sweden when the long whistle sounded.
Composition of Players
Germany: Manuel Neuer, Jonas Hector (Julian Brandt 87 ‘), Antonio Ruediger, Jerome Boateng, Joshua Kimmich, Julian Draxler (Mario Gomez 46’), Toni Kroos, Thomas Mueller, Sebastian Rudy (Ilkay Guendogan 31 ‘), Timo Werner, Marco Reus
Sweden: Robin Olsen; Mikael Lustig, Viktor Lindelof, Andreas Granqvist, Augustinsson; Viktor Claesson (Jimmy Durmaz 74 ‘), Sebastian Larsson, Albin Ekdal, Emil Forsberg; Marcus Berg (Isaac Kiese Thelin 90 ‘), Ola Toivonen (John Guidetti 78’)