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Mexico Beats Germany In Huge Upset At The 2018 World Cup

View of the Russian national team training session.

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - JUNE 13: A general view inside the stadium during a Russia training session ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup opening match against Saudia Arabia at Luzhniki Stadium on June 13, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

The World Cup is less than a week old. We've just had our first major upset of the tournament.

Mexico shocked Germany 1-0 moments ago in the Group F opener for each team. Not only are the Germans the defending the World Cup champions, they are also ranked No. 1 in the FIFA rankings.

Mexico, the 15th-ranked team in the world, scored the lone goal of the match in the 35th minute. Hirving Lozano banged the ball home on a counterattack.

Here's a look at Lozano's finish.

Germany had a slew of chances in the final minutes, but could not convert. Mexico goalie Guillermo Ochoa played a stellar match, finishing with eight saves.

Mexico exits the day with a crucial three points, which sets them up in good position to potentially win the group. Germany, meanwhile, has to regroup.

Germany will next face Sweden next Saturday, while Mexico will play South Korea.