Japan’s Takuma Asano celebrates scoring their second goal against Germany at the 2022 Fifa World Cup. Photo: Reuters
Japan’s Takuma Asano celebrates scoring their second goal against Germany at the 2022 Fifa World Cup. Photo: Reuters

Fifa World Cup 2022: Japan stun Germany 2-1 in another huge Qatar upset

  • Goals from Ritsu Doan and Takuma Asano in last 15 minutes secure stunning upset over four-time champions in Group E opener
  • Defeat is third in a row in the opening match of a major championship for Germany, who covered their mouths for team photo in protest at a ban on rainbow armbands

Japan’s Takuma Asano celebrates scoring their second goal against Germany at the 2022 Fifa World Cup. Photo: Reuters
Japan’s Takuma Asano celebrates scoring their second goal against Germany at the 2022 Fifa World Cup. Photo: Reuters
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