Defending champions Germany dumped out of World Cup after shock loss to South Korea; Brazil ease into knockouts [Photos]

On day 14 of the FIFA World Cup 2018. defending champions Germany were eliminated after losing to South Korea, while Brazil qualified by putting two goals past Serbia.

FP Sports June 28, 2018 16:41:32 IST
Sweden beat Mexico 3-0 to qualify for the knockout stages of the World Cup. AFP
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Sweden beat Mexico 3-0 to qualify for the knockout stages of the World Cup. AFP
Sweden finished in first place in their group, despite losing 2-1 to Germany. Mexico also qualified, having beaten Germany and South Korea. AFP
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Sweden finished in first place in their group, despite losing 2-1 to Germany. Mexico also qualified, having beaten Germany and South Korea. AFP
Son Heung-min and Kim Young-gwon scored in added time at the end of the second half to eliminate Germany from the competition. AFP
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Son Heung-min and Kim Young-gwon scored in added time at the end of the second half to eliminate Germany from the competition. AFP
Germany went into the match needing to win by at least 2 goals to ensure qualification. The Germans were unable to do capitalise on opportunities that came their way, and were made to pay for it by South Korea. AFP
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Germany went into the match needing to win by at least 2 goals to ensure qualification. The Germans were unable to do capitalise on opportunities that came their way, and were made to pay for it by South Korea. AFP
This is the third World Cup in a row in which the defending champions have been eliminated at the group stage, with Spain and Italy going out in 2014 and 2010 respectively. AFP
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This is the third World Cup in a row in which the defending champions have been eliminated at the group stage, with Spain and Italy going out in 2014 and 2010 respectively. AFP
Brazil won 2-0 with Thiago Silva and Paulinho scoring the goals. Their victory eliminated Serbia, who needed a victory in order to proceed to the knockouts. AFP
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Brazil won 2-0 with Thiago Silva and Paulinho scoring the goals. Their victory eliminated Serbia, who needed a victory in order to proceed to the knockouts. AFP
Brazil will face Mexico in the round of 16. AFP
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Brazil will face Mexico in the round of 16. AFP
Costa Rica and Switzerland played out a 2-2 draw which saw the South Americans score their first goal of the competition. AFP
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Costa Rica and Switzerland played out a 2-2 draw which saw the South Americans score their first goal of the competition. AFP
The Switzerland team qualified with 5 points, and will face Sweden in the knockout rounds. AFP
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The Switzerland team qualified with 5 points, and will face Sweden in the knockout rounds. AFP