Mats Hummels — One half Germany's rock solid FIFA World Cup defense! Will him and Jerome Boateng lead 'Die Mannschaft' to glory again in Russia?
Joachim Löw may have thought the worst of it was over after the World Cup. But with the promised new start stalling, players past and present and the media are lining up to criticize a coach under increasing pressure.
Poor form and injuries have played their part as Joachim Löw considers his team for Wednesday's crucial clash with South Korea. But the return of Hummels comes at just the right time, with the Bayern man set to start.
Joachim Löw used all but one of his outfield options as he struggled to fit the pieces of his World Cup puzzle together. Few enhanced their reputations but here's how the coach and his players rated in Russia.
Reigning world champions Germany suffered defeat in their opening game of the World Cup 2018. Mexico top Group F after clinching a narrow, but well-deserved, 1-0 win courtesy of Hirving Lozano's first-half goal.
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