Highlights of the 2022 World Cup: Japan beats Germany 2-1

That FIFA World Cup 2022 Continued Wednesday on FS1, as Japan defeated Germany 2-1 Earlier, Morocco and Croatia fought a 0-0 draw.

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Here are the top plays from Wednesday’s group stage.

Germany vs Japan

7′ – Brutal!

For a fleeting moment, it looked like Japan would take an early 1-0 lead, but a goal from striker Daizen Maeda was quickly ruled offside.

15′ – Close, but no cigar

Antonio Rudiger almost scored the first goal of the game but the German defender’s header was slightly to the right.

31′ – Germany strikes first

Germany took full advantage of a trespass by Japan when midfielder Ilkay Gündogan converted the penalty.

Germany’s Ilkay Gundogan scores PK goal against Japan in 33′

Germany's Ilkay Gundogan scores PK goal against Japan in 33'

Watch Germany’s Ilkay Gundogan score against Japan after a foul in the penalty area in the 31st minute of the FIFA Men’s World Cup 2022.

48′ – Abandoned at the end of the first half

After a VAR decision, striker Kai Havertz’s goal was ruled offside for Germany, who led 1-0 at half-time.

That Shuichi Gonda show

The Japan goalkeeper made a number of remarkable saves to keep the score 1-0.

74′ – Draw

We have a good one on our hands. Midfielder Ritsu Doan got in front of a ricochet and hit Japan’s first goal of the game, leveling it with a piece.

Japan’s Ritsu Doan scores goal against Germany in 75′ | FIFA World Cup 2022

Japan's Ritsu Doan scores goal against Germany in 75' |  FIFA World Cup 2022

Watch Japan’s Ritsu Doan score a goal against Germany in the 75th minute at the 2022 FIFA Men’s World Cup.

82′ – NEW LEADER!

After a muted attacking performance, Japan came alive towards the end of the second half. Just minutes after scoring his first goal, forward Takuma Asano intercepted a pass from the right side of the field and scored Japan’s second goal, giving Japan a 2-1 lead.

Japan’s Takuma Asano scores goal against Germany in 83′ | FIFA World Cup 2022

Japan's Takuma Asano scores goal against Germany in 83' |  FIFA World Cup 2022

Watch Japan’s Takuma Asano score a goal against Germany in the 83rd minute at the 2022 FIFA Men’s World Cup.

Germany wasn’t able to score another goal and we have another big surprise as Japan won 2-1!

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