Germany and Japan faced off at the Khalifa International Stadium in the 2022 World Cup Group E. In the match where Ivan Cisneros blew his whistle, Germany took the lead 1-0 with Ilkay Gundogan’s penalty goal in the 33rd minute.


    Critical saves of Japan’s goalkeeper Gonda and Germany’s goalkeeper Neuer also left their mark on the match, which was played at a high tempo and fierce competition.


    The Asian representative, who equalized with Ritsu Doan’s goal in the 75th minute, took the lead 2-1 with a goal from Takuma Asano in the 83rd minute. While there was no other goal in the remaining minutes, Japan started the championship with 3 points.


    Germany will face Spain in the second match of the group on Sunday, November 27 at 22.00 CET. Japan, on the other hand, will play its trump card with Costa Rica at 13.00 CEST on the same day.


    HERE ARE THE GOALS OF THE MATCH












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