They took the lead in Rostov-on-Don through Carlos Vela's penalty - the 14th of the tournament already - on 26 minutes after Jang Hyun-soo's handball.
Sweden or Germany advance with a win combined with a loss or draw by the other.
Germany's dramatic victory brought the World Cup holders back from the brink of likely elimination and means there is everything to play for in Group F, with all four teams retaining hopes of qualification. This media house does not correct any spelling or grammatical error within press releases and commentaries.
"It goes without saying we'll be constantly informed about the result between Sweden and Mexico, so that we can react if need be", he said.
Germany could even advance if they lose to South Korea, but this is highly unlikely. That's what makes this game very awkward for Sweden.
Son Heung-Min attempted eight shots in South Korea's defeat to Mexico - three more than South Korea managed in their opening match against Sweden (five shots).
When is the South Korea vs Germany match on? So far, he has worn his heart on his sleeve, becoming visibly emotional during the Mexican national anthem in both games and after the Germany win. Sweden have impressed me greatly and although Mexico beat Germany, I still have doubts over the North American side.
Durmaz, who was born in Sweden to Assyrian parents, said: "I am a footballer at the highest level so I have to accept that I am criticised for what I do on the pitch".
Here's all you need to know about when the match is on, where it'll take place, how to watch, key players to what and what the current match odds are. Yes, Marco Reus had a better game in the No10 role than Ozil had against Mexico, but Julian Draxler wasn't at his best and Thomas Muller was yet again shockingly poor.
Despite dominating with 71% possession and control of the entire match, the reigning World Cup champions found themselves stifled by a stubborn Swedish team, who chose to play the majority of the game with 11 players behind the ball.
But with "Chicharito", this World Cup hasn't just seen him become a starting player. He has stated that his greatest dream and the aim of this national team in Russian Federation is to win the World Cup.
"Crazy people openly raging with racism against Jimmy Durmaz after a football match unfortunately says too much about the world we live in", Swedish sports journalist Patrick Ekwall tweeted on Sunday.