Germany vs Mexico, Live Score and Commentary, FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 | GER vs MEX

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJun 30, 2017 01:29 IST

Germany 4-1 Mexico (Leon Goretzka 6', 8'; Timo Werner 59'; A Younes 90+1' - M Fabian 89')


01:29 (IST)30 JUN 2017

Mexico didn't deserve to lose the game by a 3-goal margin, they played well but just didn't have things going in their way. Germany have been imperious in the tournament and the final will be a repeat of their group stage clash, which finished 1-1.
This is Shaurya Vineet signing off, until next time, adios and take care.

01:24 (IST)30 JUN 2017

90+3' PEEP PEEP PEEP! Full-Time: Germany 4-1 Mexico
The Germans are through to the final of the FIFA Confederations Cup and will face Chile on the 2nd of July.

01:23 (IST)30 JUN 2017

Can picks out Younes's run and the youngster has the ball as he bursts down the left before slotting the ball past Ochoa with ice-cool calmness to restore Germany's 3-goal lead over Mexico.

01:20 (IST)30 JUN 2017

90+1' GOOOAAAALLLL!!! Younes makes it 4-1!! Germany end all hopes of a Mexican comeback.

01:20 (IST)30 JUN 2017

3 minutes of added time.

01:20 (IST)30 JUN 2017

90' Almost a second for Fabian but it is Rudiger who puts in an excellent challenge to deny the Mexicans.

01:19 (IST)30 JUN 2017

Mexico have a free-kick some 40 yards from goal and the ball is just nudged to Fabian, who hits a ferocious shot from all of 35 yards, which swerves away from Ter Stegen and into the top corner.
Is there a late twist on the cards?

01:18 (IST)30 JUN 2017

89' GOLAZZZOOOO!!!! Fabian with an insane strike to pull one back for Mexico. 3-1

01:15 (IST)30 JUN 2017

Mexico are piling on the pressure here but are yet to successfully breach the German defence.

01:14 (IST)30 JUN 2017

84' Ter Stegen with a sensational point-blank save. Mexico have a golden chance but it is simply not their day.
Layun swings in a corner and Rafa Marquez gets on the end of it and directs it straight towards goal but Ter Stegen palms it away.

01:11 (IST)30 JUN 2017

81' Germany making all of their three changes.
Substitution: Amin Younes coming on in place of Julian Draxler,

01:10 (IST)30 JUN 2017

79' Substitution: Brandt comes on to replace Stindl.

01:07 (IST)30 JUN 2017

77' Mexico have been denied by the woodwork with Ter Stegen well and truly beaten. Jimenez's run into the box is spotted by Lozano who pings the ball into the box and the forward heads it but the ball cannons off the crossbar. 

01:04 (IST)30 JUN 2017

75' Draxler with a moment of magic as he made a mockery of Layun by slotting the ball towards the right before running past him down the right. The PSG winger cuts back in before trying to beat Ocha with a shot from the edge of the box but it is straight at Ochoa.

01:02 (IST)30 JUN 2017

72' Yellow Card: Can just came on and has now been booked.

01:00 (IST)30 JUN 2017

70' After some neat play by Mexico down the left, the ball finds its way through to Layun, who unleashes a left-footed screamer but Ter Stegen is equal to it.

00:58 (IST)30 JUN 2017

Mexico need to do something special and they need to do it now if they harbor hopes of a comeback.

00:56 (IST)30 JUN 2017

67' Substitution: Jonathan dos Santos is the next to be sacrificed who is replaced by Rafa Marquez.

00:55 (IST)30 JUN 2017

67' Substitution: The sensational Goretzka is being taken off with Can coming on to replace him.

00:53 (IST)30 JUN 2017

64' Fabian gets on the act immediately but hits the side-netitng after some excellent work by Jimenez and Chicharito.

00:51 (IST)30 JUN 2017

62' Substitution: Giovanni dos Santos is replaced by Fabian.

00:50 (IST)30 JUN 2017

Draxler is just outside the box and he releases Hector down the left, who cuts it back for Werner, who applies the simplest of finishes and was even wondering if he was offside. However, the assistant's flag is not up and Germany have their third.

00:47 (IST)30 JUN 2017

59' GOOOAAALLL!! Timo Werner makes it 3-0!!! Game Over?

00:46 (IST)30 JUN 2017

57' Lozano has the ball down the left and he tries to curl a ball into the box but he has a lot of power behind it and Chicharito or Jiminez can't get on the end of it.

00:44 (IST)30 JUN 2017

55' YELLOW CARD: Jimenez is the first one to go into the referee's books.

00:43 (IST)30 JUN 2017

52' Timo Werner's shot across goal is just wide and the forward's demands of a penalty fall on deaf ears. He broke down the right and lined up to shoot as Moreno came from behind, pushing and not allowing him to get the shot away. But the RB Leipzig man hits it just wide of the far post and demands for a penalty.

00:40 (IST)30 JUN 2017

50' Mexico win a corner and Giovanni swings it in with his left. The ball is accurate and Jimenez tries to guide it into the back of the net but it is over and Germany survive.

00:36 (IST)30 JUN 2017

47' Werner almost capitalizes on a defensive lapse by Mexico as he almost gets hold of the ball in the box but Ochoa is quick to come off his line and gather the ball.

00:33 (IST)30 JUN 2017

46' And we are underway after the restart.

00:33 (IST)30 JUN 2017

46' Substitution: We have the first substitution of the game as Lozano comes on to replace Aquino.

00:32 (IST)30 JUN 2017

Leon Goretzka lit up the stadium in Sochi with a quickfire double in the first 10 minutes of the game.

00:32 (IST)30 JUN 2017

The players are making their way back onto the pitch.

00:17 (IST)30 JUN 2017

Half-Time: Germany 2-0 Mexico

00:17 (IST)30 JUN 2017

1 minute of added time

00:16 (IST)30 JUN 2017

45' Now Herrera is fouled by Draxler and Mexico have a free-kick. Herrera swings it in but Germany are able to clear it easily.

00:14 (IST)30 JUN 2017

42' Jimenez has the ball on the edge of the German penalty box, the Benfica star tries to lay it off for Chicharito but it is cut out.

00:12 (IST)30 JUN 2017

39' Mexico have a free-kick in a promising position and Herrera steps us and lifts it over the wall and it was probably going into the back of the net but Ter Stegen took no chances and palmed it away.

00:08 (IST)30 JUN 2017

36' What a MISS by Chicharito!
Giovanni spots his run into the box and tried to find it, however, Kimmich is there to block it but the ball somehow squeezes through him and Hernandez with only an onrushing keeper to beat, fires over.

00:06 (IST)30 JUN 2017

33' Mexico have two back to back changes but Ter Stegen is equal to both. The ball is played to Chicharito, who lays it off for Giovanni dos Santos, who fires across goal but straight at the keeper, before his brother Jonathan dos Santos heads down into the ground but straight at Ter Stegen.

00:04 (IST)30 JUN 2017

32' Mexico are trying hard to find a way through and finally they found it as Draxler is robbed of the ball by Giovanni, who tries to beat Ter Stegen from range but the effort is off target.

00:00 (IST)30 JUN 2017

28' Mexico have started to assert themselves on the game and the crowd have erupted with chants of 'Mexico', 'Mexico' ringing around the stadium.

23:58 (IST)29 JUN 2017

Germany are putting Mexico to the sword on the counter. Will Osorio's side be able to do the impossible?

23:56 (IST)29 JUN 2017

24' Jimenez swings a cross towards the far post and Aquino is lurking to guide it home but Henrichs does excellently to hold off the Mexican winger and stop the attack.

23:54 (IST)29 JUN 2017

Mexico have their work cut out here. They have been in similar positions before in the tournament but theses are the world champions that they are facing. Will they be able to mount a memorable comeback and script history?

23:53 (IST)29 JUN 2017

21' Jimenez and Hernandez combine on the edge of the German penalty box but are unable to breach the German defence.

23:51 (IST)29 JUN 2017

19' Ochoa makes a great save to keep Mexico in the game. It is Goretzka again who starts the move, sliding the ball on to Rudiger, who curls a ball into the path of Werner, who lines up and tries to squirm it underneath the legs of Ochoa but he gets down excellently to stop the shot.

23:49 (IST)29 JUN 2017

17' Draxler goes on a mazy run through the middle before cutting away from goal, however, Germany lose the ball before it finds it way to Stindl who couldn't get his shot away.

23:46 (IST)29 JUN 2017

15' Werner makes a run down the left this time and Kimmich tries to find it with an over the top ball but he gets a little more weight behind it and Ochoa gathers.

23:44 (IST)29 JUN 2017

13' Werner looks to counter but he is stamped upon by Alanis and Germany have a free-kick.

23:43 (IST)29 JUN 2017

11' Mexico are showing intent in their play here and that has lead to their first chance. 
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