Tweets from when Germany went down 1-0 to Sweden

Sami Khedira

Sami Khedira

Germany's Sunday night hero Kroos, after the match, said his last-gasp victor to seal a dramatic 2-1 win for Germany over Sweden made amends for his earlier mistake and kept the holders' World Cup dreams alive.

After Toni Kroos scored a last gasp free-kick to gift Germany victory over Sweden, he updated the saying.

With Mexico top of Group F after winning their second match on Saturday, Germany play South Korea on Wednesday knowing they must do as well as the Swedes against Mexico if they are to progress to the knockout round. I think we'll need them.

The desperate world champions from Germany were seconds from losing control of their World Cup fate when Toni Kroos whispered to Marco Reus just outside Sweden's penalty area.

Sweden took the lead in the 32nd minute when Ola Toivonen finished confidently after Kroos gave the ball away in midfield, chesting the ball down expertly before lifting it over Manuel Neuer.

With Germany getting in behind Sweden's full backs at will and fizzing passes across the box, it looked like a matter of time before they scored, but Toivonen's goal gave Sweden breathing space. "There was a lot of feelings, we had just let in a goal and lost the game, so it was pretty sour", Jansson said. Germany forced Sweden to play defensively for nearly the entire second half and eventually the attack paid off. He added: "I didn't see any aggressive gestures directed at the Swedish bench at all", he added.

"It was the right decision to pick him and drop Mesut Ozil". The result sets up an exciting Group F finale, with Mexico leading the pack with six points after a 2-1 win over South Korea, and Germany and Sweden both with three points.

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