Germany vs Japan FIFA World Cup 2022 Highlights: Japan Stun 4-Time Champions Germany 2-1 In Group E
FIFA World Cup 2022, Germany vs Japan Highlights: Japan produced an incredible second-half comeback to beat Germany 2-1 in a Group E match.
FIFA World Cup 2022, Germany vs Japan Highlights: In what was unarguably the second-biggest upset of the 2022 Qatar World Cup, Japan stunned 4-time world champions Germany in a Group E match on Wednesday. Germany had taken the lead early in the first-half, thanks to an Ilkay Gundogan penalty. In the second-half, however, Japan upped the temp and scored two goals to bag a historic win. (MATCH-CENTRE)
Here are the Highlights of the FIFA World Cup 2022, Football Match between Germany vs Japan straight from Khalifa International Stadium in Doha
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- 19:03 (IST)Germany vs Japan: Gundogan slots in opener for the GermansDavid Raum was brought down in the box by the Japan goalkeeper and Ilkay Gundogan converted it with calm and composure. A much-needed goal for Germany who were attacking relentlessly.
- 18:51 (IST)FIFA World Cup LIVE: Germany's unique protestMeanwhile, Germany's players covered their mouths during the team photo before their World Cup opener against Japan on Wednesday in an apparent protest over FIFA's refusal to allow rainbow-themed armbands.
#UPDATE Germany's players covered their mouths during the team photo before their #WorldCup2022 opener against Japan on Wednesday in an apparent protest over FIFA's refusal to allow rainbow-themed armbands#AFPSports pic.twitter.com/ehwuMlj4Wm— AFP News Agency (@AFP) November 23, 2022
- 18:32 (IST)FIFA World Cup LIVE: Germany start aggressivelyNico Schlotterbeck looked to unleash Kai Havertz with a long ball but Japan defenders reacted in time to nullify the move. Serge Gnabry then had the opportunity to dribble past a few players and enter the penalty box but the ball was soon taken off his feet.
- 18:02 (IST)FIFA World Cup LIVE: Can Japan do what South Korea did in 2018?Germany suffered a horrific defeat at the hands of South Kore in the 2018 campaign. The result knocked them out of the tournament. Japan will be looking to do what their fellow Asian side did 4 years ago.
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