The World Champions met with a major upset when they lost to mexico in their opening game of the 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup. It will be interesting to see if they succumb to the curse that World Champions face in the following season, something that got the better of Spain in 2014 and Italy in 2010, When they came into the tournament is holding champions but got eliminated in from the group stages. Also Read - Pele Backs Kylian Mbappe to Become Best Player of His Generation, Says French Forward Can Emulate His Tally of 1000 Goals
The Germans have a good bunch of experience and talent in their Arsenal, with some of the best players in the world in their resources. But with fear in the equation, no team is ever favorites, as we noted in Germany’s previous game against Mexico. Also Read - Manchester City Striker Gabriel Jesus Reflects on His Dipped Form Following World Cup Campaign
Sweden promise to pose another stern test and Die Mannschaft will have to display more creativity and be less predictable going forward if they are to get back on track. The Mexicans can further turn up the heat on Joachim Low’s team if they back up their opening victory by overcoming Korea Republic earlier on Saturday. Also Read - Neymar Reveals he Battled Two Injuries Which Affected His World Cup Campaign
Having kicked off their own campaign with a win against the Taeguk Warriors, the Swedes will feel confident going into this encounter against opposition that they know inside out. Moreover, with the pressure sure to be firmly on the Germans’ shoulders, the Scandinavians should be able to play with freedom.