Three points would have been enough for the defending champions to avoid a first early exit since 1938, despite once again failing to impress.
Find out how all of the action unfolded in the South-West of Russia courtesy of Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates below.
SOUTH KOREA XI: Jo; Lee Wong, Yun, Kim, Hong; Lee Jae-sung, Jang, Jung, Moon; Son, Koo
GERMANY XI: Neuer; Kimmich, Hummels, Sule, Hector; Khedira, Kroos; Ozil, Goretzka, Reus; Werner
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