Late Kroos winner revives Germany World Cup hopes

Ola Toivonen

Toni Kroos’ injury-time winner against Sweden revived defending champions Germany’s hopes of becoming the first side to retain the World Cup since Brazil in 1962.

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Line-ups

Germany

  • 1Neuer
  • 18Kimmich
  • 17BoatengBooked at 82mins
  • 16Rüdiger
  • 3HectorSubstituted forBrandtat 87'minutes
  • 19RudySubstituted forGündoganat 31'minutes
  • 8Kroos
  • 13Müller
  • 11Reus
  • 7DraxlerSubstituted forGomezat 45'minutes
  • 9Werner

Substitutes

  • 2Plattenhardt
  • 4Ginter
  • 5Hummels
  • 6Khedira
  • 10Özil
  • 12Trapp
  • 14Goretzka
  • 15Süle
  • 20Brandt
  • 21Gündogan
  • 22ter Stegen
  • 23Gomez

Sweden

  • 1Olsen
  • 2Lustig
  • 3Lindelöf
  • 4Granqvist
  • 6Augustinsson
  • 17ClaessonSubstituted forDurmazat 74'minutes
  • 7LarssonBooked at 90mins
  • 8EkdalBooked at 52mins
  • 10Forsberg
  • 20ToivonenSubstituted forGuidettiat 78'minutes
  • 9BergSubstituted forThelinat 90'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Olsson
  • 11Guidetti
  • 12Johnsson
  • 13Svensson
  • 14Helander
  • 15Hiljemark
  • 16Krafth
  • 18Jansson
  • 19Rohdén
  • 21Durmaz
  • 22Thelin
  • 23Nordfeldt
Referee:
Szymon Marciniak

Match Stats

Home TeamGermanyAway TeamSweden
Possession
Home76%
Away24%
Shots
Home18
Away7
Shots on Target
Home6
Away5
Corners
Home8
Away3
Fouls
Home12
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Germany 2, Sweden 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Germany 2, Sweden 1.

Booking

Sebastian Larsson (Sweden) is shown the yellow card for hand ball.

Hand ball by Sebastian Larsson (Sweden).

Goal!

Goal! Germany 2, Sweden 1. Toni Kroos (Germany) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the top right corner.

Timo Werner (Germany) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Jimmy Durmaz (Sweden).

Attempt saved. John Guidetti (Sweden) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jimmy Durmaz with a headed pass.

Marco Reus (Germany) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by John Guidetti (Sweden).

Offside, Germany. Julian Brandt tries a through ball, but Timo Werner is caught offside.

Julian Brandt (Germany) hits the left post with a left footed shot from outside the box. Assisted by Ilkay Gündogan following a corner.

Corner, Germany. Conceded by Mikael Lustig.

Antonio Rüdiger (Germany) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Isaac Thelin (Sweden).

Substitution

Substitution, Sweden. Isaac Thelin replaces Marcus Berg.

Julian Brandt (Germany) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Jimmy Durmaz (Sweden).

Corner, Germany. Conceded by Robin Olsen.

Attempt saved. Mario Gomez (Germany) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Toni Kroos with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, Germany. Julian Brandt replaces Jonas Hector.

Offside, Sweden. Ludwig Augustinsson tries a through ball, but Marcus Berg is caught offside.

Joshua Kimmich (Germany) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Emil Forsberg (Sweden).

Corner, Sweden. Conceded by Manuel Neuer.

Attempt missed. Andreas Granqvist (Sweden) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Ludwig Augustinsson following a set piece situation.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Jérôme Boateng (Germany) for a bad foul.

Foul by Jérôme Boateng (Germany).

Marcus Berg (Sweden) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt missed. Timo Werner (Germany) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Thomas Müller with a cross.

Offside, Sweden. John Guidetti tries a through ball, but Marcus Berg is caught offside.

Foul by Thomas Müller (Germany).

Andreas Granqvist (Sweden) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Sweden. John Guidetti replaces Ola Toivonen.

Joshua Kimmich (Germany) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Marcus Berg (Sweden).

Attempt saved. Emil Forsberg (Sweden) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Sweden. Conceded by Antonio Rüdiger.

Substitution

Substitution, Sweden. Jimmy Durmaz replaces Viktor Claesson.

Foul by Timo Werner (Germany).

goal

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