Winners of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Germany have been crashed out of the 2018 World Cup after loosing to South Korea in their final group game this afternoon.
It is the first time since 1938 that Germany has failed to advance from the first round of the World Cup. Its loss ensured Sweden and Mexico would represent Group F in the round of 16.
Germany needed a win against South Korea, who at some point in time were knocked out of the competition.
South Korea scored the opener in the 90th minutes. The was goal ruled offside but after the intervention of the VAR, the goal was ruled onside. Off the corner, the ball squirted through to Kim Young-Gwon on the back post. After taking a touch to steady himself, Kim blasted it off Neuer’s foot and the ball went in.
Son Heung-Min doubled the South Korean lead. German goalkeeper Manuel Neuer had gone forward as Germany desperately searched for an equalizer and a winner.
South Korea booted the ball forward, and Son tracked it down with no German defenders back, and rolled it into the empty net.