FIFA World Cup 2018: Germany vs Sweden - See pics

Germany defeated Sweden 2-1 in the dying moments of their FIFA World Cup match to stay relevant in the tournament.  

Jun 25, 2018, 09:23 AM IST

Germany defeated Sweden 2-1 in the dying moments of their FIFA World Cup match to stay relevant in the tournament.

 

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The Group F match of FIFA World Cup 2018 between Germany and Sweden was an absolute thriller that a Hollywood movie would be proud of. An intense battle between Germany and Sweden had a dramatic twist in the final few seconds to put the defending champions on top. (REUTERS/Francois Lenoir)

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It was Toni Kroos' incredible free hit with seconds left in injury time that put the Germans on top. (REUTERS/Hannah McKay)

 

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The ball curved dramatically in what may well be the goal of the tournament. (REUTERS/Francois Lenoir)

 

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Earlier in the game, Sweden took the lead when Ola Toivonen scored in the 32nd minute. (REUTERS/Hannah McKay)

 

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The Germans hit back in the second-half of the match with Marco Reus scoring in the 48th minute to make it 1-1. From here on, the Germans unleashed a flurry of attacks but none managed to provide the team with the lead. (REUTERS/Francois Lenoir)

 

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The final result though was an extremely emotional one for German supporters as their team was in desperate need of three points after having lost its first match to Mexico. (REUTERS/Dylan Martinez)

 

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