The German Football Association (DFB) apologized for the reaction towards the Sweden bench following their dramatic 2-1 win Saturday.
It also created chaos in Group F. What seemed straight forward deep into stoppage time was turned upside down.
The four-time world champions must win by a margin of two goals against South Korea in Kazan on Wednesday to be absolutely sure of progressing.
Despite his individual error in the build-up to Sweden's goal, Kroos was praised by his teammates for his mental strength in the aftermath of the match.
For now, at least, there is renewed optimism after a turbulent week.
"Some of the German leaders of the team celebrated by running in our direction and rubbing into our faces by making gestures and that really got me annoyed and angry", said the Sweden coach whose team had led 1-0. "The players at the end of the match, and that became very visible, were exhausted", Loew said.
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While Reus scored and came away with the man-of-the-match award on Saturday, Rudy lasted just 25 minutes before coming off with a bloodied nose.
In just a few seconds Kroos has assessed the situation and realised he needed a better angle to truly curl the ball into the far side of the net, this is why he took the risk of laying the ball off before shooting. "We have already apologized to the Sweden coach and his team for it".
They have made it to at least the semi-finals at each of the past six major tournaments, going back to when Loew was Jurgen Klinsmann's assistant in the 2006 World Cup.
If Germany were to finish second, and Brazil were to win their group, there will be a repeat of the 2002 final in the Round of 16.
"Right now I don't think this is the time to start ruminating about that".
Kroos scored a dramatic victor deep into injury time on Saturday.