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It's not been a great start for Germany, but captain-turned-ambassador Philipp Lahm remains positive for the short- and long-term.
Manuel Neuer denied that there is a division in Germany's camp between the 2014 World Cup winners and the 2017 Confederation Cup winners.
Philipp Lahm expects World Cup holders Germany to pull together after their 1-0 opening defeat at the hands of Mexico.
The favourites have started slowly and shown some flaws, while the so-called lesser nations have proved they can compete in Russia.
Germany forward Thomas Muller said his team are under significant pressure following their 1-0 loss to Mexico on Sunday.
Germany spent most of Monday away from the media after their 1-0 World Cup opening defeat to Mexico, following a spate of criticism in the press.
Manuel Neuer immediately walked back into the Germany XI after a nine-month layoff. But questions about that call will swirl after Sunday's defeat.
Another day of World Cup action, another day of favourites underwhelming. Next to try their luck: Belgium and England. It's World Cup daily.
Germany won the last World Cup with a strong collective ethos, but Sunday's stunning 1-0 defeat vs. Mexico saw that blown apart in dramatic fashion.
Germany were thoroughly beaten by Mexico as veterans like Thomas Muller, Sami Khedira and Mats Hummels struggled to keep up with Mexico's pace.
Mats Hummels said Germany should have seen the loss to Mexico coming on the heels of some tepid showings during the buildup to the World Cup.
Mexico stun reigning champions Germany 1-0 in a thrilling match at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
For the fourth time in five tournaments, the defending champions failed to win their opening match at the World Cup.