"We deserved to be eliminated", Germany coach Joachim Loew said. The disappointment of us being eliminated is just huge.
South Korea blanked defending champions Germany 2-0 in their final Group F match at Kazan Arena in Kazan, some 800 kilometers east of Moscow.
But Sweden poured in three goals against them in the second half, not only putting themselves atop the group, but putting Mexico in danger of missing out on advancing altogether. So, when news spread that South Korea had stolen a goal against the reigning champions, Mexico fans erupted in the stands even as their team was down 3-0 in front of them.
Only Brazil, returning champions from 2002, made it past the group stage.
Germany were caught out at the back as they threw men forward in search for a late victor, with Kim Young-Gwon flicking home inside the box two minutes into injury time.
Kim was not so profligate when he fired home from close range - although he was initially given offside before a VAR review sparked renewed celebrations - and Son completed the job.
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It has won four World Cup titles and also finished runners-up four times and entered this year's tournament heavily backed to retain the title. With a loss to the Swedes, Mexico's fate would come down to the outcome of the Germany-South Korea match that was being played simultaneously.
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Germany are the first of the favourites to be knocked out, after Spain, Portugal and Argentina all scraped through the group stage.
"What's important is to make Germany feel that they're playing a hard game", he said. "Shocked because we didn't manage to pull it off and beat Korea Republic and we lost this game".
"Where we go from here, we'll have to talk about it calmly".
In the second half, Joachim Loew threw on the field of Gomez and Muller.
"We need to analyse this and it has to be said very clearly that we just do not deserve it".