Sweden's captain Andreas Granqvist made no mistake from the spot, drilling the ball into the back of the net.
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This will be the seventh consecutive time that Mexico have progressed from the group stages, however, they may never get a better chance to top a group then they had yesterday.
Germany ended up last in Group F while Sweden and Mexico advanced to the round of 16.
However, if Sweden beats Mexico 2-1 and Germany beats Korea 1-0, Sweden would go through as the group victor with Mexico and Germany deadlocked and El Tri moving through thanks to their head-to-head win over the reigning champion.
It allowed Sweden to relax and they doubled their lead after 62 minutes through Granqvist's second spot-kick of the tournament.
Mexico have been one of the biggest attractions of this World Cup. And since, with a victory, Sweden would automatically top Mexico as well, El Tri would find themselves out of the World Cup at the group stage. The game had barely kicked off when the fullback, who plays his club soccer for Monterrey, put in a lunging challenge on Sweden striker Ola Toivonen.
"We want the players to recover mentally and physically (from this match)".
Sweden were very close to beating Germany and were denied at point by Toni Kroos in the last minute of the game.
Everyone was waiting for Germany to score another late World Cup-saving goal.
"Yes, we definitely need a miracle".
But after a 1-1 draw against Switzerland, Brazil needed two injury-time goals to pull out a 2-0 victory over Costa Rica.
Although Mexico have swabbed away both Germany and South Korea, Osorio has been known to rotate his team and it may be an alternated side that walks out in Yekaterinburg today.
Alvarez completed Mexico's poor day on the pitch with a calamitous own goal but they survived in Russian Federation thanks to South Korea's win over Germany.
As Sweden's lead grew, Mexican fans paid more attention to the other game, rooting against Germany, which could have passed Mexico with a victory depending on tiebreakers. Mexico had 20 shots of its own during the match but only three were on target.
Rather, Harley-Davidson opened a factory in Thailand after Trump pulled the USA out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The rift is particularly notable because Harley-Davidson has traditionally, had strong support within the GOP .
I don't think there would be one player that would complain, especially the top ones, if she was one of the top eight'. The former world number one made her comeback in March after giving birth past year and is 183 in the rankings.
However, after drawing with Iceland and losing to Croatia, beating Nigeria is unlikely to be an easy task for Lionel Messi and Co. It is Argentina versus Nigeria for the third consecutive FIFA World Cup and the match has great consequences.
And Russell Westbrook has been in regular contact with George in an attempt to convince the five-time All-Star to stay. For one, he'll likely now sign a max contract, with the Thunder having the option to bring him back on a massive deal.
He has the responsibility, the joy, the pressure and the courage to show it. "Everyone shows it in their own way". After the break Jesus heads an effort against the crossbar and Coutinho sends the follow-up effort narrowly wide.
Given the vocal Tweets from his agent, Ramy Abbas Issa, it's at the very least clear that all is not well in the Salah camp. Salah was reported to be unhappy after being photographed with Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov .
Danny Rose , Eric Dier and Gary Cahill are expected to come in, while Jamie Vardy is also in contention up front. Chile, in the Confederations Cup final past year , didn't qualify for Russian Federation , and now Germany.
She revealed the baby girl was healthy and weighed in at 7.3 pounds, before thanking the hospital staff who helped her deliver. It's the couple's first child together, and comes eight months after the 37 year old was sworn in as Prime Minister.
Adam Nawalka's men were hoping to build on that chance but they got caught out with a swift counter in 70th minute. Southgate added: 'He probably needs to add goals to his game to become a more complete midfield player I'd say'.
All three say they will be forced to close their plants unless they can get relief from the Trump administration's steel tariffs . The company already has plants in Australia, Brazil and India, and it will soon open another facility in Thailand .
USA first lady Melania Trump climbs into her motorcade vehicle wearing a Zara design jacket with the phrase "I Really Don't Care". When asked what message the first lady meant to send, spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham said: "It's a jacket".
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We're there to win". "He defends, commands, scores goals, wins titles, and does not miss a game", said Diego Maradona recently. Whatever happens to other teams is interesting for other people - people who analyse the results - but we're not interested.
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Convicted armed robber Vasquez was supposed to act as a "safety driver" and take control of the vehicle if anything went wrong. A camera inside the vehicle pointed at the driver indicated that she didn't look up until half a second before impact.
James Harden named NBA's Most Valuable Player
Unfortunately for him, his incredible playoff run didn't factor into the voting (since MVP is a regular-season award). Dwane Casey was crowned Coach of the Year after guiding the Toronto Raptors to first place in the Eastern Conference.
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Red Bull's Max Verstappen qualified fourth with Australian team mate Daniel Ricciardo fifth and Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen sixth. Bottas, less effective in his efforts to recover in a vehicle that suffered floor and other damage, was down in 10th.
Senegal seek to seize last 16 spot tonight
Steen: Japan scored an upset win over Colombia with some strong play, but Senegal also shocked Poland in their opening game. This is at a point facts show that black managers are a rare sight in World Cups, despite its expansion from 24 to 32 teams.
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However, Djokovic repelled five break points, showing the sort of defensive prowess he used to offer up in his pomp. Marin Cilic has gone from Queen's Club runner-up 12 months ago to being the 2018 champion.