Germany dominated a heated match for a long time but was unable to capitalize on their pressure – before Japan exploded in a mixture of celebration and surprise at the Khalifa International Stadium. Substitute Takuma Asano shot Japan from a tight angle to make it 2-1 and happily rushed over to the cameraman in the corner of the stadium. There was a collective pause in the arena as the ball rolled off the roof of the net before the fans realized it was inside After Manchester City’s Ilkay Gundogan put Germany ahead with a first-half penalty, Japanese substitute Ritsu Doan equalized in the 75th minute.
It was after a string of excellent saves from both sides that the tie was equalized. Germany’s Manuel Neuer fingered Junya Ito’s shot after Japan’s Shuichi Gonda blocked Serge Gnabry and Jonas’s Hoffmann with a double stop. Germany, the bottom of the group in Russia 2018, missed several chances to extend their 1-0 lead. They will face tough opponents in Group E, and on Sunday he will face 2010 winners Spain before playing Costa Rica in the final group match. Before kickoff, the German players covered their mouths for a team photo, and Nancy his Fazer wearing his OneLove armband in the stands. News that the German Football Association (DFB) is investigating whether it was legal for him to threaten FIFA with sanctions against players for wearing his OneLove armband in Qatar. Continue.
The misery of Germany’s early elimination from the World Cup in Russia could not be forgotten, as Hansi Flick’s side left the field after another full-time loss to their Asian opponents. Her followers hoped, rather than expected, that her young star ushered her into a new era. Despite Germany dominating a massive spell, Japan relentlessly poured its energy into it and didn’t back down. In the final moments, a wave of concern was felt among the Japanese fans on the other side of Gonda’s goal as Germany’s Leon Goretzka thumped wide and goalkeeper Neuer emerged from successive corners in a dramatic tie. I tried to save the bullet. However, Japan fought tenaciously, and when the final whistle blew, the players from the dugout rushed to the field to congratulate them, and the flags were happily waved in the stands.
In the first half, they caused problems for Germany when Celtics striker Daizen Maeda was disallowed for offside, and Germany’s Kai Havertz also scored for the same reason. Both Gundogan and Antonio Rudiger had chances to miss in the first half, while midfielder Joshua Kimmich failed twice at Gonda. After David Raum was pinned by Gonda to give Germany the lead, Gundogan calmly slipped a penalty down the middle, but Germany had to pay for the missed opportunity.