Did Mexicans celebrating World Cup win cause an earthquake? Unfounded

Did Mexicans celebrating World Cup win cause an earthquake? Unfounded

Did Mexicans celebrating World Cup win cause an earthquake? Unfounded

Mexico sprang the ideal trap for confident and overwhelming pre-game favorites Germany on Sunday to take advantage of the champions' defensive weakness in their opening match at the World Cup.

Mexican fans celebrate after Mexico scored a goal.

The tie was decided by an emphatic strike from PSV Eindhoven's Hirving Lozano, who finished off a swift counter-attack with a cool finish midway through the first-half.

His disjointed side looked extraordinarily vulnerable on the break even before Javier Hernandez punished them with the pass that set up Lozano to cut inside fire home.

It could turn out to be a damaging defeat too. "We hope to beat South Korea and leave all negativity in the past", said forward Javier Hernandez, referring to Mexico's next match in Rostov on Saturday.

"The coach knows the situation that we are in now (is dire)".

"We were warned days ago (in the warm-up games).

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He trotted after it and when the ball was about 15 feet beyond the hole, and still trickling, he hit it back towards the cup. A bogey at the last dropped him to 2 under for the day and 4 over for the tournament, three back of victor Brooks Koepka .

We did not play our usual offensive and passing game", Loew said.

"It seemed to be a very good structure at first, always in front, and the pause came at the right moment", said Gabriela Rodriguez, 31, wearing a Mexican shirt. "The team has enough experience to deal with it and we will rise again".

A 2-1 loss to Austria and a narrow 2-1 victory over Saudi Arabia had highlighted exactly that weakness in the world champions, with Germany caught napping by the low-ranked Saudis several times throughout their game.

The Mexican quake authority reported celebrations of that goal measured as seismic activity in Mexico City.

Attention now turns to England as they prepare for their opening World Cup fixture against Tunisia on Monday. Since then Germany have managed to qualify for the knockout stage or the second group stage, as was the case in 1978, every time.

The Mexican soccer federation has been repeatedly fined by FIFA over fans chanting the slur in recent years, but the sanctions haven't escalated.

"It's disappointing to have lost the first match. It goes without saying that the next match will be decisive for us, we have to win it". "I think that 60 minutes was all we had in our budget today". We are under pressure. "We will make it to the next round".

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