The Defending Champions of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Germany, regained their strength after a lost against Mexico in their opening game in the on going 2018 FIFA World Cup being host in Russia. Germany got their first 3 point in their second leg against Sweden, thereby beating Sweden 2-1 in Group E.
The match which was played in Fisht Stadium in Russia was witnessed by about 44,287 spectators and was officiated by Szymon Marciniak of Poland. The German team being known as German machine, proved to their fans that the have an intention of defending their championship by defeating their opponent Sweden. The German coach Joachim Loew adopted a 4-2-3-1 formation which put to play all intended first eleven while the Swedish Coach Janne Andersson made use of 4-4-2 formation.
The game kicked off as Sweden passed the ball at the Early minute of play. The match was at its pressured pick in 32 mins, as Sweden made an on target by Ola Toivonen thereby recording the first goal in the 45th minutes of the game.
After a 0-1 win by Sweden in the first half, Germany bounced back with another pattern of play thereby equalising with a nice goal scored by Marco Reus in the 48th minute and the game was balanced 1-1. At the seventy first minute, Jerome Boateng was issued a yellow card, not too late after an issued card, He got another second yellow card which made it a red card in 82 minutes of play.
The German team irrespective of their one man down, did their possible best thereby scoring another goal in the 90th minute by Toni Kroos. It all ended in a 2-1 win after an additional 4 minutes as Germany got a 3 point.
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