Pakistan knock out Germany from Socca World Cup despite defeat
CRETE: Pakistan eliminated defending champions Germany in the ongoing Socca World Cup 2019 despite the latter defeated the Men in Green by 3-2 on Wednesday.
Germany had to win the game by a margin of six goals to stay alive in the competition while Pakistan were in a must-win situation in order to remain in contention to qualify for the next round.
With both sides failing to achieve the desired results, they have been knocked out of the competition following a topsy-turvy game.
Germany went in front in the 14th minute thanks to Jan Ademeit but the gritty Pakistan side came back in the second half as Mohammad Waheed scored the equaliser in the 22nd minute.
Germany had their respite with an own goal which gave them a two-goal lead as the second half was coming to a close. Mohammad Waheed netted his second for Pakistan but the game was over by then.