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Russia: Group-stage success not to distract Mexico from upcoming Sweden game01:29

Russia: Group-stage success not to distract Mexico from upcoming Sweden game

Russian Federation, Rostov-on-Don
June 23, 2018 at 20:09 GMT -00:00 · Published

Mexican striker Javier Hernandez took part in a press conference in Rostov-on-Don after his side came back to win 2-1 against South Korea on Saturday.

Hernandez scored his team’s second goal in the 66th minute of the match.

“I want to say that we defeated the national team of Germany and the national team of Korea,” Hernandez said, adding that Sweden are “sophisticated opponents” and that he wanted his compatriots to be “satisfied with this game.”

Speaking about his team’s defeat, Head coach of the Korean team Shin Tae-yong said that the players “did everything they could. I am very grateful that they did their best until the last minute.”

With two wins so far, the Mexican team has maintained a clean sheet and will finish the group stage on June 27 in Yekaterinburg with its match against Sweden. South Korean footballers suffered two defeats and will play in Kazan against Germany on the same day.

Russia: Group-stage success not to distract Mexico from upcoming Sweden game01:29
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Mexican striker Javier Hernandez took part in a press conference in Rostov-on-Don after his side came back to win 2-1 against South Korea on Saturday.

Hernandez scored his team’s second goal in the 66th minute of the match.

“I want to say that we defeated the national team of Germany and the national team of Korea,” Hernandez said, adding that Sweden are “sophisticated opponents” and that he wanted his compatriots to be “satisfied with this game.”

Speaking about his team’s defeat, Head coach of the Korean team Shin Tae-yong said that the players “did everything they could. I am very grateful that they did their best until the last minute.”

With two wins so far, the Mexican team has maintained a clean sheet and will finish the group stage on June 27 in Yekaterinburg with its match against Sweden. South Korean footballers suffered two defeats and will play in Kazan against Germany on the same day.

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