Germany celebrations 'scornful', says angry Sweden coach

Joachim Low Germany

Will Joachim still be smiling on Saturday night

"It's not the end of the world if you sit a game out".

However, Toni Kroos sensationally fired home from a set-piece in the 95th minute to give Germany, who were down to 10 men after Jerome Boateng's red card, a huge win. He is also the third player to score at three different World Cups for Mexico.

Germany's path to the second round is littered with obstacles.

Media coordinator Uli Voigt and Georg Behlau, head of the backroom staff, will not attend Germany's crunch match against South Korea on Wednesday.

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Yekaterinburg - Sweden coach Janne Andersson ramped up his verbal attack on Germany on Tuesday, calling the behaviour of some of their staff in celebrating their last-gasp victor "scornful".

Joachim Low's side looked on the brink of a shock group stage elimination after losing their first game to Mexico and falling behind to Sweden.

If Germany and Sweden draw their games, the team in the higher-scoring game will finish second.

After missing out on Brazil four years ago when Mario Goetze's extra-time victor against Argentina handed Germany their fourth World Cup title, Reus arguably has more reason than most to make sure Die Mannschaft avoid an early departure.

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Racial abuse and threats against Durmaz were reported to the Swedish police by the FA on behalf of the player, and the Swedes want to put the incident and the Germany loss behind them. On top of that, Korea have no intention of making Germany's task any easier.

Andersson, still clearly furious about what he previously described as Germany "rubbing it in our faces", said: "If I had not responded I would have been dead inside. We have let it go but will come out of it as a group much stronger".

"We'd have to take full advantage of that with our quick counter-attacks through Seungwoo or Seonmin".

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