The German national team sensationally lost to the Japanese team in the opening match of the 2022 World Cup held in Qatar.
DOHA, November 23 – RIA Novosti. The German national football team lost to the Japanese team in the first round match of the group stage of the World Cup held in Qatar.
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The Group E match ended with the Japanese victory of 2:1. Ilkay Gundogan of Hans-Dieter Flick scored a goal (from a penalty in the 33rd minute). Ritsu Doan (75) and Takuma Asano (83) scored the Japanese goals.
The German national team broke the world championship record with 422 accurate passes in the first half. Mario Götze, who played in the World Cup for the first time since the 2014 final, when he scored the winning goal for the German national team in the 79th minute, took the field. The interval between these two meetings was 3055 days.
In the second match of the German national team to play against the Spaniards on November 27, the Japanese team will face the Costa Rican national team on the same day.
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