FIFA World Cup 2022: Japan stuns Germany!

Japan has been able to stun Germany in FIFA World Cup on 23rd November, 2022. Japan never looked to be in dominating position against Germany while the latter seemed to take it easy.

FIFA World Cup Japan stuns Germany
FIFA World Cup Japan stuns Germany

FIFA World Cup 2022, just like ICC T20 World Cup has become home for upsets for big teams. Argentina lost to Saudi Arabia, thanks to excellent second half play by Saudi Arabia players. Japan has been able to stun Germany in FIFA World Cup on 23rd November, 2022. Japan never looked to be in dominating position against Germany while the latter seemed to take it easy.

Germany tried to implement their plans to keep the ball in their possession for longer time and strike on Japan Goal post as much as they can at Khalifa Stadium, Qatar. Ilkay Guendogan scored at 33′ in first half converting a penalty kick. Japan players failed to convert their opportunities and kept pestering against Germany defenses.

FIFA World Cup Japan stuns Germany
FIFA World Cup Japan stuns Germany

Finally, Japan found the equalizer when Ritsu Doan, who came as substitution for Ao Tanaka, scored at 75′. Takuma Asano, another substitution for Japan, scored a goal at 83′ to stun Germany. Japan increased their attack when Germany looked to defend their position at 1-0. As Japan found a equalizer, Germany tried hard giving more chances for Japan to sneak in another one.

Japan stuns Germany with 2-1 scoreline
Japan stuns Germany with 2-1 scoreline

Japan turned around their fortunes in the match and even showed to many naysayers that they can defeat the big Nations on their day. Just like Saudi Arabia fans, Japan fans too will never forget the day when Germany lost to their country. Now, Spain is taking on Costa Rica in the next fixture on 23rd November.

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