Sochi, Russia: Germany's striker Mario Gomez on Thursday said that his team learned their lesson from its shocking 1-0 defeat against Mexico in their debut 2018 FIFA World Cup match.
Gomez spoke to the press before the defending champion's second practice ahead of their Group F clash, against Sweden's national "Blagult" team, scheduled for Saturday.
The VfB Stuttgart player vowed that Die Mannschaft players will not repeat the mistakes they committed against Mexico during their upcoming clash, stressing the importance of playing as a team against Blagult.
Asked about the criticism the team experienced following their defeat to Mexico, the 32-year-old Gomez said he was used to it.
Sweden and Mexico lead Group F with three points each, followed by Germany and South Korea.