Mexico World Cup goal celebrations showed up on seismograph

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The victory may have been in Russian Federation, but the celebration was in high gear at San Jose's Avaya Stadium Sunday when Mexico upset Germany 1-0 in the opening round of soccer's World Cup. Both literally and figuratively.

In defeat, Germany failed to score in an opening game at a World Cup for the first time since 1978, while Mexico extend their first-fixture unbeaten streak to six matches.

"We weren't able to impose our usual way of playing, our attacking and passing was not effective", he said. "It made us look at the instruments, since measuring these signals are often too small to distinguish".

Although they breezed through qualifying, the Germans had enough questionable results in recent friendlies to put fans on edge, and Loew was questioned for leaving 22-year-old Manchester City winger Leroy Sane out of his squad.

Brazil, and their star Neymar, made their bow in Russian Federation in Rostov-on-Don but gutsy Switzerland battled back to cancel out a Philippe Coutinho strike midway through the first half of the Group E tie.

When star player Hirving Lozano scored a goal in the 35th minute, supporters jumped up and down, shouting, "Yes, we did it!"

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Hosts Russia are also seeded, even though they are the tournament's lowest-placed team - 70th - in Fifa's world rankings. Canada will host men's World Cup matches for the first time , while Mexico gets its first taste of the event since 1986.


Mexicans jumping in jubilation on Sunday shook the ground hard enough to set off quake detectors and throngs danced in the streets after their team scored a surprise victory over World Cup defending champion Germany.

"I believe we have a relatively young team here".

The game saw four yellow cards being handed out - three for Switzerland (Lichtsteiner, Schar and Behrami) and one for Brazil (Casemiro).

Goals: BRA Philippe Coutinho 20′; SUI Steven Zuber 50′. "We have to try and get more shots off, then we won't run into as many problems". "And because it's Father's Day, we thought it would be a great way to celebrate - to get together to watch the game".

Serbia is in a good position to qualify from this group and their next match against Switzerland could see them clinch a spot in the Round of 16.

The Germans are also renowned for delivering when it matters and have a stellar tournament record that includes at least a semi-final spot in every World Cup since 2002.

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