SOCHI, Jun. 29, 2017 (AMP) — Russia 2017 : Germany reached the FIFA Confederations Cup final for the very first time in their history with a 4-1 win against Mexico (halftime: 2-0) on Thursday night at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi.
Leon Goretzka scored dual goals
Germany dominated the first half thanks to goals from Goretzka ('6, '8). Leading 2-0 at the break, the Germans further widened their lead in the second period by scoring twice (Werner '59 and Younes '90).
Fixtures and Results : Second stage
Germany at the Confederations Cup
- 3 participations in the qualifications (first in 1999)
- Statistics: Third Place (2005)
Mexico at the Confederations Cup
- 1 title (1999)
- 6 participations in the qualifications (first in 1997)
- Statistics: Champions (1999) Fourth Place (2005)
- 29 June 2017
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