Germany's coach Joachim Loew (C) leads a training session at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi on June 22, 2018, on the eve of the Russia 2018 World Cup Group F football match between Germany and Sweden. (AFP / Nelson Almeida)
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Germany could face a humiliating first-round exit from the World Cup in Russia unless they rediscover the form that propelled them to glory in Brazil in 2014 in a crunch match against Sweden on Saturday.With 10 World Cup goals to his name, Germany will also expect more from Thomas Mueller at his third World Cup.Lukaku's double was the first time that a player has scored two or more goals in consecutive World Cup games since Argentine great Diego Maradona achieved the feat in 1986 .In the day's second game, Mexico head into their showdown with South Korea after a memorable win over Germany, but a misstep in Rostov-on-Don would undo all that good work.The Mexicans will be looking for more goals from explosive 22-year-old Hirving Lozano, who showed in scoring against Germany that he could be one of the stars of this World Cup.
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