Mexico turned the tables in the Group F match against mighty Germany by defeating them at Luzhniki Stadium by 1-0. Hirving Lozano proved be the star for Mexico who scored a stunning goal (35') in the first half of the match. Solid defense by Mexico made sure to avoid an equalizer by Germany. It was the first time that world champions Germany was defeated in the opening game of the World Cup. Germany will face Sweden next in the group match.