David Lee in Russia for World Cup: Dodgy defence could derail Germany's title hopes

German players celebrating after they defeated Sweden during their World Cup match on June 23, 2018.
German players celebrating after they defeated Sweden during their World Cup match on June 23, 2018.PHOTO: AFP

ST PETERSBURG - The legend they have created for themselves is that when they are good, they are terrifying and, when they are poor, Germany are still able to find a way to win.

This held true on Saturday (June 23) when Die Mannschaft rose from the dead to beat Sweden 2-1 in a dramatic finish at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi to retain hopes of progressing from an open Group F.

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