Germany has become 5th team after Spain, France, Argentina and Italy to lose opening match of FIFA World Cup being title defending champion of the year. Mexico defeated Germany by 1-0 in the Group match of 2018 world cup played at Luzhniki stadium Russia.
Team Germany came into this 21st edition of FIFA world cup after winning 2014 world cup by defeating Argentina. But in 2018 World Cup, Germany entered as the favorites and were expected to win the game. But Mexico upset them to register victory.
This is not the only occasion when a title defending champion lost their first game of a FIFA World Cup. Have a look at the six occasions when a title defender lost.
2018 World Cup: Germany lost to Mexico 0-1
2014 World Cup: Spain lost to Netherlands 1-5
2002 World Cup: France lost to Senegal 0-1
1990 World Cup: Argentina lost to Cameroon 0-1
1982 World Cup: Argentina lost to Belgium 0-1
1950 World Cup: Italy lost to Sweden 2-3
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