The opening match of Group E of the 2022 World Cup brought together Germany vs Japan which took place at the Khalifa International Stadium, Wednesday (11/23/2022) night WIB. Japan managed to embarrass the German National Team with a dramatic 2- 1 defeat.
Since the first half began, Der Panzer incontinently took control of the ball. Japan must strengthen the defense while sometimes counterattack snappily. The continuity of the Japanese National Team in serving the German game is the key. Blue Samurai actually took advantage of the negligence that passed in the aft line of Der Panzer.
Germany’s defeat against Japan is evocative of the minor results attained by Der Panzer at the 2018 World Cup. To be precise, Der Panzer at that time also lost to a team from Asia, namely South Korea. Germany at that time surrendered to South Korea with a score of 2- 0. These results make them fail to move to the coming phase.
The game Germany vs Japan
In the first five twinkles of the match, it was the Blue Samurai who appeared more striking. They aren’t at each awkward to attack the German National Team which is more favored.
In fact, Japan managed to break down the nets of Manuel Neuer. Daizen Maeda broke Neuer’s net by exercising a cross from the right side. Unfortunately, the player’s festivity didn’t last long.
From the renewal, the player has been in an offside position. The score was still 0- 0 until the 10th nanosecond. In the 31st nanosecond, Germany was awarded a penalty. Ilkay Gundogan who advanced as a cutthroat didn’t waste the occasion to bring the German National Team 1- 0 over over Japan.
Japan who conceded began to increase the tempo of the attack. As a result, in the 75th nanosecond, Samurai Blue managed to equate through Ritsu Doan’s thing.
Germany also tried to score again. But they conceded rather in the 83rd nanosecond. This time from Takuma Asano’s witching action. Germany also couldn’t score a thing back until the game ended. Even when the adjudicator gave the team a redundant seven twinkles. They beat 1- 2 from Japan!