After the Saudi team reversed and defeated the Argentine team, the Japanese team defeated the former world champion Germany 2:1 in the Qatar World Cup group stage on the 23rd. This victory gave the Japanese team a head start. As a top Asian team, the Japanese team has as many as 20 players playing in Europe, of which 8 are playing in the German league.
Both sides were very humble and low-key before the game, but the competition was fierce on the field. The Japanese team successfully grabbed the ball in the midfield in the opening 8 minutes. Maeda Oran completed the goal but was ruled invalid for offside. The overall strength of the German team then took control of the situation. Gundogan and Gnabry shot successively and were saved by Japanese goalkeeper Shuichi Gonda. In the 31st minute, Kimmich made a precise long pass. Raum got the ball in the penalty area and was brought down by Shuichi Gonda. Gundogan took a penalty kick and won it overnight.
At the beginning of the second half, the German team still had the advantage in the scene. Gundogan hit the post in the middle, and then the German team's continuous attack forced Shuichi Gonda to make a wonderful four-game streak. But then the situation turned sharply. The Japanese team improved their passing efficiency and counterattack speed. Especially in the second half, Doan Ritsu and Asano Takuma, who came off the bench in the second half, played well. The latter received a long pass from the backfield in the 83rd minute and broke into the penalty area and shot from a small angle.
Although the German team had a dominant ball possession rate and shot more than twice as many times as their opponents, although the German team replaced Gotze, Phil Kruger, and Mukoko to try to save the situation, it was still useless and could only accept 1:2 is reversed. After winning the game, the Japanese team took the lead. In the next game, they will face the Costa Rica team, while the German team will have to play against their arch-rival Spain.
Below is a chart of the results today.
There will be 4 group matches tomorrow, and four games in Group G and H will be ushered in. Two high-profile stars-Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar will be there. Next, I will analyze the teams for you.
Switzerland's FIFA ranks 13th, Europe ranks 9th, Switzerland's last match was in a friendly match at 11-17 18:00, Ghana vs Switzerland at home, score result 2:0, the most valuable player in the Swiss team It is Akanji, wearing the No. 5 jersey, aged 27, serving as a central defender, and worth 30 million euros.
Cameroon's FIFA ranks 55th, and Africa ranks 8th, Cameroon's most recent game was in a friendly match at 11-18 18:00, Cameroon played against Panama at home, the score result was 1: 1, and the most valuable player in the Cameroon team For Zambo, wearing the No. 8 jersey, aged 27, serving as a midfielder, worth 38 million euros.
Uruguay's FIFA ranks 9th, South America ranks 3rd, Uruguay's most recent game was in a friendly match at 09-28 00:00, Canada vs Uruguay at home, the score was 0:2, Uruguay has the highest value in the team The player is Ernesto Valverde, wearing jersey No. 15, aged 24, serving as a midfielder, and worth 100 million euros.
South Korea's FIFA ranks 39th and ranks 3rd in Asia. The most recent game in South Korea was in a friendly match at 11-11 19:00. South Korea played against Iceland at home. The score was 1:0. The most valuable player in the South Korean team It is Sun Xingmin, wearing the No. 7 jersey, aged 30, serving as a left winger, worth 70 million euros.
*The record of the most recent match between the two teams was in the international friendly match on 2018-10-12, Uruguay played against South Korea at home, the score was 2-1 at halftime, and the final score was 0-0
Portugal's FIFA ranks 5th, Europe ranks 4th, Portugal's most recent match was in a friendly match at 11-18 02:45, Portugal vs Nigeria at home, the score was 4:0, the most valuable player in the Portuguese team It is Rafael Leo, wearing the No. 15 jersey, aged 23, serving as a left winger, worth 85 million euros.
Ghana's FIFA ranks 49th, and Africa ranks 7th, Ghana's last match was in a friendly match at 11-17 18:00, Ghana vs. Switzerland at home, the score result was 2:0, the most expensive player in Ghana's team It is Thomas, wearing the No. 5 jersey, aged 29, serving as a midfielder, and worth 38 million euros.
*The most recent match between the two teams was in the World Cup on 2014-06-27, Portugal played against Ghana at home, the halftime score was 2-1, and the final score was 1-0
Brazil's FIFA ranks No. 3, and South America ranks No. 1. Brazil's most recent game was a friendly match at 09-28 02:30. Brazil played against Tunisia at home. The score was 5:1. The Brazilian team has the highest value The player is Vinicius, wearing the No. 20 jersey, aged 22, serving as a left winger, and worth 120 million euros.
Serbia's FIFA ranking is 25th, and the European ranking is 17th. Serbia's last game was in a friendly match at 11-18 23:30, Bahrain vs. Serbia at home, the score result was 1:5, the most expensive player in the Serbia team is Vlahovic, wearing the No. 18 jersey, aged 22, serving as a center forward, and worth 80 million euros.
*The record of most recent match between the two teams was in the 2018-06-28 World Cup. Brazil played against Serbia at home. The halftime score was 0-2 and the final score was 0-1.
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