The German national team lost 2-1 against the Japanese, for the first date of Group E of the FIFA World Cup, and complicated their qualification to the round of 16.
Germany , one of the candidates, began its path in the worst way in the World Cup in Qatar 2022 : it lost 2-1 against Japan , for the first date of Group E (it shares it with Spain and Costa Rica ). Ilkay Gündogan , from a penalty, opened the scoring. Ritsu Doan and Takuma Asano turned it around for the Japanese.
Although at the beginning it seemed that it would be more even, Germany quickly used all its soccer power to dominate Japan . But beware, the first chance was for the Japanese: they pressed in midfield, they stole it and Daizen Maeda scored the first goal of the afternoon, but he was offside
From there, they were all Teutonic. It was difficult for them to find the spaces, until half an hour into the game the penalty came : Shuichi
In the plugin, Japan was encouraged to look for an equalizer and found it after 30 minutes thanks to Ritsu Doan . The Japanese went for more and, at 38′, Takuma Asano made it 2-1 over Germany. Second surprise in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar after the one suffered by the Argentine National Team against Saudi Arabia.