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LUSTIG HAS LAST LAUGH

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MIKAEL LUSTIG and his Swedish team-mates were celebrating in Russia tonight after a sensational last day to the Worl Cup Group F fixtures.

The Swedes, with the Celt again starring at right-back, overwhelmed Mexico 3-0 while holders Germany incredible lost 2-0 to South Korea.

Lustig and Co stepped up a gear after a goalless first-half – the same scoreline as Germany who beat Sweden with a stoppage-time goal when they met.

But left-back Augustinsson opened the scoring for the Swedes before Andreas Granqvist doubled their lead in the 62nd minute.

Alavarez put through his own goal for the third, but the Germans were toiling at that stage and two goals in the fading moments brought their reign to an end.

It was the first time since 1938 they have failed to get through the first round of games in the competition.

Mexico went through with Sweden while Germany finished bottom of the group, behind South Korea on goal difference.

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