Germany sensationally crashed out of the first round of the FIFA World CUP 2018 for the first time since 1938 after losing 2-0 to South Korea. Defending champion Germany were knocked out of the World Cup after humiliating 0-2 loss at the hand of Korea Republic from the Group-F fixture at the Kazan Arena Wednesday. Both goals strikes by South Korea at stoppage time with Kim young-Gwon (90+2) and Son Heung-Min (90+6). Korea Republic has very powerful defensive specially Cho Hyun-woo , who thwarted all the shots that come from German team.
German team was not played with coordination at the end of game and their lack of coordination in the match. Matt Hummels missed chance more than three time to strike goal but could not able to do that. No one can believe that Germen team loosed, defending champion of 2014 had failed to repeated after long 80 years.
Four time winner Germany who had not been eliminated in a world cup first round since 1938 , were a shadow of their once dominant selves , managing only two goals in their three group games.
Korea Republic are the only side to lost their first 2 games and still be a happy team. Korean team had four changes in this match after last game played with Mexico.
South Korea’s first goal in injury time was initially disallowed for offside but that decision was overturned after review the vodeo meaning Mexico would advance to knockout stage with Sweden despite heavy loss.
Germany’s failure spells the end of Low’s glorious era in charge of the nation all team remains to be seen , will face certain question to why his side was so desperately lacking in cohesion and urgency when the stake were so high.