Roundup: Germany posts dramatic win over Sweden

Toni Kroos scored the decisive goal in the fifth minute of stoppage time as Germany defeated Sweden 2-1 on Saturday in a Group F match at Sochi, Russia.

The game-winning goal came with Germany playing a man down after Jerome Boateng received a red card in the 82nd minute for his second yellow card foul of the match. Marco Rues scored in the 48th minute for the defending World Cup champions, which has three points in two games.

Ola Toivonen scored in the 32nd minute for Sweden, which also has three points.

Germany was in danger of suffering a damaging tie before Kroos lined up for a free quick in the 95th minute. His shot curled past Sweden goalkeeper Robin Olsen and into the net, and the match was halted two minutes later.

Germany had a 16-8 edge in shots, but Sweden put more shots on goal -- 6 to 5.

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Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Germany's Toni Kroos celebrates scoring their second goal REUTERS/Michael Dalder TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Sweden's Robin Olsen celebrates after Ola Toivonen (not pictured) scored their first goal REUTERS/Dylan Martinez TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Berlin, Germany - June 23, 2018 Germany soccer fans react after the match at a public viewing area at Brandenburg Gate. REUTERS/Christian Mang
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Sweden coach Janne Andersson looks dejected after the match REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Germany's Toni Kroos celebrates scoring their second goal with Antonio Rudiger, Marco Reus and Mario Gomez REUTERS/Hannah McKay
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Germany's Toni Kroos scores their second goal REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Sweden's Andreas Granqvist looks dejected after the match REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Sweden coach Janne Andersson looks dejected after the match REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Berlin, Germany - June 23, 2018 Germany soccer fans react as they watch the match at public viewing area at Brandenburg Gate. REUTERS/Christian Mang
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Germany's Toni Kroos celebrates scoring their second goal with teammates REUTERS/Hannah McKay
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Germany's Toni Kroos celebrates scoring their first goal with Marco Reus REUTERS/Hannah McKay
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Germany coach Joachim Low during the match REUTERS/Michael Dalder
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Sweden's Victor Lindelof and John Guidetti and Germany's Antonio Rudiger react after Julian Brandt (not pictured) hit the post with a shot REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
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Mexico 2, South Korea 1

Mexico followed up its World Cup-opening win against Germany with another dominant performance by beating South Korea in Rostov-On-Don as it eyes a spot in the knockout round.

The only blemish for El Tri came on a stoppage time goal by Son Heung-Min to make it close, but time was called shortly after the goal to give Mexico six points and first place in Group F. Sweden and Germany each have three points.

Mexico faces Sweden on Wednesday in its final Group F match.

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Carlos Vela, who plays for Los Angeles FC in MLS, opened the scoring with a 26th-minute penalty kick. Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez provided what proved to be the game winner in the 66th minute -- his 50th international goal, most in Mexico national team history.

Mexico dominated the pace of play throughout (controlling possession for 58 percent of the match) and narrowly missed scoring several more goals. Mexico is the fifth team to reach six points this World Cup, and just the second non-European club to do it (joining Uruguay).

Belgium 5, Tunisia 2

For the second time in as many games, Romelu Lukaku scored twice as Belgium poured it on against Tunisia in Moscow.

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Teammate Eden Hazard also scored twice for Belgium, which secured a spot in the knockout stage with the Group G victory.

Tunisia will be eliminated if England secures a point in Sunday's game against Panama.

Belgium, on a 21-match unbeaten streak, faces England Thursday in the Group G finale.

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