South Korea lost its opening two matches but still entered the game with a chance to advance.
Even so, they finished second in the group and will have to face Brazil next, making them odds-on to go out in the round of 16 for an incredible seventh time in a row. "For us, the thing is to know Mexico inside out so we can outline our expectations".
Their failure was celebrated widely in Russian Federation with fans and neutrals in the metro, Fifa Fan Fest and stadiums celebrating their inability to beat South Korea.
Then yesterday, the four-time winners were defeated in the most dramatic turn of events against South Korea, conceding two in stoppage time and rather embarrassingly finishing bottom of Group F on goal difference.
Mexican fans celebrate while posing for a photograph in Mexico City June 27, 2018.
The 2014 World Cup winning coach also owned up to the mistakes his side made in Russian Federation and refused to make any excuses for the two defeats in three group stage games.More news: Oil markets go tense on Libyan concerns, WTI still under $68
So clearly, at least according to Aeroméxico, it's all down to the good people of South Korea. How are we going to be unsafe to an opponent if we do not get our performance (right)?
The exit of Germany from the World Cup shocked the football world - and now the fallout has begun.
'Where we go from here, we'll have to talk about it calmly. Mexico was trailing Sweden 3-0 on Wednesday and moments earlier the mood of the Mexicans had been bleak.
"It is a very bitter evening for us and for all German football fans".
Germany will look at why players who have shone in previous World Cups didn't do the business this time - Thomas Muller, for instance, has excelled in the past and won the Golden Boot but didn't score in this tournament.
They were celebrating Korea's unexpected 2-0 victory over Germany in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which allowed the North American side to progress to the knock-out stages of the tournament which is being held in Russian Federation. "The disappointment is deep inside me".