10 things we've learned from the group stage of World Cup 2018

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Mexico was trailing Sweden 3-0 on Wednesday and moments earlier the mood of the Mexicans had been bleak.

Brazil's relatively straightforward passage to the last 16 has created optimism among fans betting on a sixth World Cup title but coach Tite is using his characteristic restraint to prevent over-confidence among his players.

It is the first time in his career that Joachim Low has failed to take Germany past the group stages, and Brazil fans were quick to gloat.

Mats Hummels said defending champions Germany's group stage exit from the World Cup finals for the first time since 1938 was a "bitter" shock for the team.

Shin said he had assumed in his planning that Germany would have already qualified by the time this fixture came around and the fact that the world champions still need a win would make them a much more hard proposition.

Germany must win by two clear goals in Kazan on Wednesday to be sure of reaching the last 16.

After the draw for the 2018 World Cup was announced, no one would have foreseen that South Korea would oust Germany.

Sweden will progress if they better Germany's result.

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They are now joint-fourth favourites with France, behind only Brazil, Spain and group opponents Belgium.

"To be honest, Germany are a lot stronger than us and it won't be easy", he told a news conference.

Click through the gallery above to see some pictures from Germany's loss to Korea Republic!

Low was a prisoner of his own success as he kept faith in a set of players who have done the job for him over the years. From that perspective, mentally, we're very, very strong.

After the game, coach Joachim Low refused to lay blame exclusively on Ozil.

In its first World Cup since 2006, Sweden beat South Korea 1-0 before the 2-1 loss to Germany.

Aeromexico offered a 20% discount on flights to South Korea, tweeting an image of a plane with doctored "AeroCorea" livery and the slogan, "We love you Korea!"

It ends any chance of England facing off against their historical rivals - and ensures they outlast them at a World Cup finals until 1966.