Loew Job Safe Even If Germany Suffer Early Exit

Also, as a thank you to the South Korean team for blanking Germany in their match-up, Aeromexico is offering a 20% discount on flights to South Korea from Mexico City. It did its part by beating Germany, but Sweden's 3-0 victory over Mexico allowed the Swedes to win the group ahead of the second-place Mexicans.

Not once did he try to open up the space in central midfield or try to open up the opposition defence with a simple run or dribble.

Germany qualified for Russian Federation with a ideal record of 10 wins, but Hummels said the team had not played well since they wrapped up qualification late previous year.

An honest tweet was sent from the national team's official Twitter account the morning after the game, admitting that they deserved to be heading home.

"It's all great for the history books in Croatia but if we don't win against Denmark, when someone asks you what you did, what can you say?" He picked 11 players aged 28 or older in his squad, having had just seven in the same bracket for 2014, pushing the average age up from 25.7 to 26.6. We got what we deserved.

"I'm shocked. Shocked because we didn't manage to pull it off and beat Korea Republic and we lost this game". We screwed up, (and) we screwed up together'.

That snub represents the first time that Ozil has been dropped for a fixture at a major tournament and he may struggle to force his way back into favour under Joachim Low after several calls for him to be overlooked. Opting to take the boat instead of airplane due to the disaster that struck the Torino side in 1949, the Italians arrived a tired unit and looked out of shape.

"Thank you Korea. I don't even know quite where it is, but thank you, thank you". "We'll need to talk about how we'll do that", he added. It will take me some hours to come to terms with it and I'm incredibly disappointed by this elimination. "The disappointment is deep inside me".

  • Angelo Rivera