Germany VS Japan / FIFA World Cup 2022 Match Summary
Another shocker was at the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar. Germany VS Japan at FIFA World Cup 2022. Argentina lost to Saudi Arabia the previous day. Japan defeated strong Germany on this day. Germany is a 4-time world champion. Germany last won the title by defeating Argentina in Brazil’s 2014 World Cup final. However, Germany got knocked out in the group stage of the World Cup in Russia. 4 years ago. The 4-time champions Germany were eliminated after losing their group match to South Korea. 4years later they started the World Cup by losing to Japan. Germany is suffering from several injuries in the team this time as well. Germany-Japan met for the first time on the World Cup stage. The German team has several young footballers. Leroy Sane was knocked out of this match. Strikers like Timo Werner were knocked out before the start of the tournament.
German captain Emmanuel Neuer played in this match with skin cancer. The 1st goal was primarily his fault. In the case of the 2nd goal, Asano did not let the experienced Noir move. He sent the ball into the net with the 1st post & sent the Germans off the field. Those who thought that what happened on Tuesday, might be limited to that 1 match. But that is not to be the case.
Germany VS Japan / Final Score & Result
Japan played flawlessly from the start but couldn’t open the scoring. After falling behind 0 – 1 in the 1st half, Japan won by 2-1. In the 33rd minute of the match, Germany went ahead with a penalty goal by Ilkay Gundogan. In the 67th minute, the shocking decision to pick up the experienced Thomas Muller & Ilkay Gundogan, by the Germany coach backfired. After that, Germany lost the momentum of the game. The Germans failed to match Japan’s fast-paced football. In the 75th & 83rd minutes, 2 super subs Ritsu Doan & Takuma Asano scored for Japan. Germany created several scoring opportunities but couldn’t capitalize on them. Japan’s defense performed impeccably. Such a commendable performance is the goalkeeper Shuichi Gondar. Japan’s sunrise in Qatar with the stunning goals by Ritsu Doan & Takuma Asano.