"This is the Group of Death", he added, saying Mexico had a "magnificent opportunity to break that ceiling" after falling at the last-16 stage in each of the last six World Cups.
Sweden produced a sensational 3-0 win over Mexico as both sides progressed to the last 16 of the World Cup at the expense of Germany.
Aiming to end a run of six successive group stage eliminations, Mexico began their campaign in Russian Federation impressively by out-thinking world champions Germany in a 1-0 win and then beating South Korea 2-1.
The Mexicans were a shadow of the team that had beaten Germany and South Korea and had pundits speaking of them as potential world champions.
For Granqvist it was his second goal from the spot in the tournament, after he also scored on a penalty kick against South Korea.
Sweden were also incensed by the reaction of two German team officials to the goal, accusing them of "rubbing it in".
"We have handled the things that have happened - I'm so incredibly proud, moved nearly, by the thought of how we performed in the match", Sweden boss Andersson told a press conference. "We have everything to gain and we are mentally strong ahead of the match", Andersson told a news conference.
Sweden took a 3-0 lead in the 74th minute, however, when Alvarez turned into the back of his own net from close range.
The victory capped an emotional week for the Blue-Yellow. The team made a statement on Sunday defending team-mate Jimmy Durmaz from criticism and racist attacks after his late foul led to a free-kick that won the game for Germany.
MOSCOW - Worried no more, Brazil is through at the World Cup.
That left Mexico in a perilous position, as a late German victor would have sent them crashing out, but two injury-time South Korean goals ensured Osorio's men edged through as runners-up.
Even after two wins in the group stage, Mexico is still not guaranteed a spot in the round of 16 just yet. But they controlled this one, and it was a big relief to Tite.
Brazil struck in the 36th minute after Philippe Coutinho delivered a attractive ball in behind the Serbian back line.
A clothing company sold out of their charitable "I really care" jacket, which they created in response to the Melania controversy. Trump said she wanted to learn more about how these children can be reunited with their parents "as quickly as possible".
Another expert said Kim's decision to visit China following his meeting with Trump did not come as a major surprise. He noted that unlike on previous visits, China's state broadcaster CCTV announced Kim's visit before his departure.
Opening batsman Cameron Bancroft, the player caught on camera applying sandpaper to the ball, was banned for nine months. That match was the only Test in the game's history to be forfeited after Pakistan refused to return to the field.
But now they are up against Lionel Messi , a man who is on a mission to win his first trophy with the Argentine senior team. But the truth of the matter is, Argentina aren't a good enough side to go far in the tournament.
The FBI obtained a warrant nine days before the presidential election to review those emails, found on the laptop of former Rep. He also quoted lawyer and Fox News talking head Mark Levin, who said " Donald Trump was 100% right to fire James Comey ".
Ocasio-Cortez's victory should be seen as a test for Democrats. "The people closest to the pain should be closest to the power". Despite also working for Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign , Alexandria never thought she'd end up in this position.
Drone footage released by authorities in Iowa shows oil spreading across flooded fields following a devastating train derailment. Officials on the scene aren't sure whether floodwater from the swollen Little Rock River caused the cars to leave the tracks.
He said the Democrats are outraged over family separation, because they want to return to the harmful "catch and release" policy. The order directs other agencies, including the Pentagon, to take steps to find places to house family units.
They face the unsafe Colombia and will meet the victor of Sweden against Switzerland in the last eight if they come through. Lukaku has been in superb form so far in Russian Federation , scoring a brace in each of the wins over Panama and Tunisia.
Trade Representative on Friday released a list of almost 900 Chinese imports that will face a 25 percent tariff starting July 6 . The tariffs will also be applied to autos and aquatic products, the ministry said.
Officials warned that gas emissions from Fissure 8 have doubled triggering air quality concerns, according to Hawaii News Now . A small explosion on the summit of Kilauea volcano has triggered an quake but there are no reports of damage.
Messi, Argentina scrape into last 16
Indeed, Argentinian journalist Fernando Niembro has even accused the captain of taking over squad selection duties from Sampaoli. The standout last-16 tie on paper pits France against Messi and Argentina, two teams who laboured through the group stage.
Lewis Hamilton wins French Grand Prix to retake F1 lead
He stopped for new tyres on lap 33, momentarily losing the lead, before regaining it when Raikkonen stopped a lap later. He was into the points in 10th, passing Nico Hulkenberg on lap 12 but was already 24 seconds back from Hamilton.
Tesla sues ex-employee who claims whistleblower status
In a statement to Reuters , Tesla noted that the company still expects to grow its solar and battery business over time. Tesla lawyers have asked for a court order to inspect Tripp's computers, emails, online messages and phone calls.
England must be more clinical against Panama
Southgate has rejected reports that notes from a training session revealed his starting XI for Sunday's clash with Panama. Midfielder Dele Alli hurt his thigh against Tunisia and appears set to be replaced by Ruben Loftus-Cheek against Panama.
Nigeria, S-Arabia, others disagree over oil supply
Iran is usually not part of the committee, which includes Russia, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Oman, Kuwait, Algeria and Venezuela. Oil prices surged almost 75 percent, touching $80 a barrel, after OPEC and allies agreed to cut production in late 2016.
Summer solstice 2018: The longest day in pictures
The summer solstice in the southern hemisphere will occur on December 21, which is the winter solstice in the northern hemisphere. The summer solstice festival dates back thousands of years and is one of the most important dates in the pagan calendar.
Neymar limps out of Brazil training session
Neymar has sparked concern in Brazil after he was seen limping out of training ahead the side's World Cup clash with Costa Rica . But they have not beaten Germany in three attempts at various World Cups.
Meghan Markle Calls Prince Harry the "Best Husband Ever"
Their first stop was the opening of the Mersey Gateway Bridge, including watching a performance by school children. You may have noticed that she was standing behind her sister-in-law , the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton .
Baffert off to 2-for-2 start at Belmont Park
They let it go too easy". "I don't see how ( Restoring Hope ) got in anyone's way", the jockey told CNN Sport's Don Riddell. Justify became the greatest USbased racehorse in our era when completing an undefeated Triple Crown run on Saturday.