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Tyler Adams scored in the 71st minute against 10-man Mexico, and the US men’s national team defeated Mexico 1-0 on Tuesday at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tenn.

The reigning champions lost 1-0 to Mexico in their opening match, and have not lost back-to-back matches in the same World Cup finals since 1958 – when they lost to Sweden in the semi-final and France in the third-place match.

Sunday’s 1-0 loss to Mexico has left Germany with little margin for error against Sweden in Sochi on Saturday and goalkeeper Manuel Neuer admitted the Mexican debacle was a “wake up call” that sparked a frank internal inquiry, with head coach Joachim Low faces growing calls to drop Mesut Ozil.

Soccer fans in Mexico, as well as those in some other Latin American countries, have a so-called “tradition” of yelling the Spanish word “puto” while an opposing goalkeeper takes a goal kick.

Mexico put everything into a relentless first-half display which saw Hirving Lozano give his nation the lead and although Germany came on strong after the break, Juan Carlos Osorio’s team held on to register a famous win to give themselves every chance of progressing from Group F.