Mexico City mini-earthquake after Lozano World Cup goal

1:25                                            Joshua Kimmich knows Mexico have the quality to hurt Germany after facing them in last year's Confederations Cup

1:25 Joshua Kimmich knows Mexico have the quality to hurt Germany after facing them in last year's Confederations Cup

"It's great to start on the right foot when you're playing against the world champions". He has been in charge of Mexico since late 2015 and is called "El Profesor" - a sobriquet of ridicule, not respect. The likes of Mats Hummels, Toni Kroos, Thomas Muller and Sami Khedira should have stepped up to the plate and guided relative competitive worldwide newbies such as Werner and Marvin Plattenhardt through the match and that never happened. We will not become reckless.

"Everyone is very unhappy but tomorrow we have to look forward". There is no reason to panic.

Lozano, on the counter, was the hero on the day in attack, beating Manuel Neuer.

It was not a one-off. Ochoa came to Mexico's rescue many more times in the game, and was one of the main reasons Germany couldn't equalize.

"It was an immaculate performance by them".

Those two contrasting moods seemed evident in opening exchanges, as Germany appeared somewhat sluggish and labored.

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"I was massively impressed by Mexico, give them their due", said former Scotland winger Pat Nevin on BBC Radio 5 live.

Because, despite Mexico tiring after a relentless hour of football, they were utterly incapable of finding a way through.

Indeed, but for their wastefulness in front of goal and on the break, the score could have been more emphatic. "Then they had to hang on in the end".

"Somebody needs to tell Ozil it's a Germany jersey him have on and not an Arsenal one", added another.

The Germans next play Sweden on June 23 before facing South Korea in their final group game four days later.

"We have to put this behind us. Our team has experience of losses".

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Low revealed during a press conference on Saturday that PSG midfielder Julian Draxler would be a definite starter for the match against Mexico this afternoon, and so questions quickly turned to Ozil's position in the starting XI. Other than that, though, Low's side had to settle for half chances, while Kimmich nearly forced an own goal with a nice cross in the 16th minute. That night at the Fischt Stadium in Sochi, the Germans ran out 4-1 winners to reach the final of the Confederations Cup - a tournament they later won. Now, they had to face Germany's "A" team. "They have talent and they have to show up".

Less than a year ago, Germany and Mexico met in Russian Federation. The Mexican fans will definitely do their world-famous waves to cheer their side to achieve the World Cup glory.

Elated fans waved Mexican flags and donned traditional "sombrero" hats at the iconic Angel of Independence monument in downtown Mexico City as they sang the country's unofficial soccer anthem, "Cielito Lindo", or "Pretty Little Sky", a popular folksong.

Seeking defensive reinforcement, Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio brought on 39-year-old veteran Rafael Marquez to play in his fifth World Cup.

"The phrase today was: to play for the love of winning, not for the fear of losing", Osorio said.

"In all due respect, in the first half we were the better team". We had practised defending with four midfielders and three players up front and that is nearly how we got the second goal. "But I expect us to improve". If it fails, it joins recent World Cup champions Spain (2014), Italy (2010) and France (2002) that failed to escape the group stage of the World Cup.

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Aleksandar Kolarov's curling free kick in the 56th minute helped Serbia to a 1-0 win over Costa Rica in its World Cup opener on Sunday. No World Cup team since 2006 has taken as many shots without scoring.

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