If all goes well for Germany, there will be a return trip to Luzhniki Stadium-the host of the July 15 final-in a few weeks' time.
What seemed like fantasy is now possible.
Mexico's Hirving Lozano provided the upset of the tournament so far when his first-half goal put world champions Germany behind in their opening game of the tournament.
The defending World Cup champs are at the bottom of the Group F table after dropping their opener to Mexico 1-0.
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Not to mention a back three of Kyle Walker, John Stones and Harry Maguire with Kieran Trippier deployed to the right. Harry Kane will spearhead England's attack, supported by Raheem Sterling , Jesse Lingard and Dele Alli.
Germany had the more possession but it was Mexico who were more creative.
Well, one side of the stadium was crooning and the other sobbing and stunned. "We are aware that we need to improve our game", 2014 World Cup victor Toni Kroos said this week. They hadn't lost an opening game since the then-West Germany succumbed 2-1 to Algeria in 1982.
"It's pretty simple: we played like we did against Saudi Arabia, but this time it was against a better opponent", fumed the Bayern Munich player, who was booked for a foul in the dying stages.
The mistakes started at the back for Germany, with Mats Hummels and Jerome Boateng sloppy with their passing. In the second we knew full well that Germany have an outstanding team.
Mexico could be facing punishment from Federation Internationale de Football Association after its fans chanted an anti-gay slur. "We will have to analyze why that was the case". That defeat to Germany followed a 7-0 mauling at the hands of Chile a year earlier at the Copa America Centenario.
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Getting to that fifth game is a key. "We know it is going to be hard but we know that we can compete against any team".
Germany's forward Thomas Mueller shoots the ball beside Mexico's defender Jesus Gallardo on June 17, 2018.
Last week in Denmark, Osorio wore a dark T-shirt with "CERO EXCUSAS" in green, white and red lettering.
Another tweeted: "Ozil is playing like the arsenal ozil and not the Germany one". We're going to recover. "We should not underestimate them even if we beat them past year", said Germany midfielder Sami Khedira.
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Gerard Pique's role in Spain's World Cup opener against Portugal on Friday may be in doubt after the player limped out of training, according to reports.