FOLLOWING VN88.CX – The German midfielder told defender Dani Carvajal that Spain must win against Japan in Group E this time.
After Germany drew Spain in the second round of Group E, Rudiger and Carvajal hugged and talked for a long time. Germany midfielder said: “Now you have to beat Japan”. The Spain defender laughed and replied: “There is nothing more to say about that, your team went out to win and keep the top of the table.”
Rudiger and Carvajal both play for Real Club, and the same story happened with midfielder Dani Olmo when he received an offer from his Leipzig team-mates. “Lukas Klostermann and David Raum also told me the same thing. But it doesn’t matter, because our goal is always to win,” the Spanish midfielder shared quickly with Vn88 mobile after the game.
Germany is at the bottom of Group E but still holds the right to decide to continue if it wins Costa Rica by eight goals in the last leg on December 1. If only winning Costa Rica with a smaller difference, Germany will still continue if Spain defeats Japan. And if Spain draws with Japan 0-0, Germany only needs to beat Costa Rica with any score to enter the 1/8 round. And if Spain draws with Japan, Rudiger and his teammates need to beat Costa Rica 2-0 to make it through the group stage.
Basically, Germany will depend a lot on Spain to determine the next place in the last leg. All four groups of Group E have the ability to advance and be eliminated. Luis Enrique’s teachers and students will top the table if they win against Japan. At that time, they will meet the runner-up of Group F in the round of 16, either Croatia, Morocco or Belgium.
At Al Bayt on the evening of November 27, Spain took the lead thanks to Alvaro Morata’s goal 62 minutes, but Niclas Fullkrug brought Germany a point with an equalizer in 83 minutes. Without this goal, Germany would have been eliminated from the World The 2022 Cup is one match early. That is the information that the daily Vn88cx published last night
Coach Hajime Moriyasu said that the 0-1 loss to Costa Rica was disappointing, but Japan was not wrong in terms of tactics in Group E of the 2022 World Cup.
“It’s disappointing to lose to Costa Rica, but that doesn’t mean we did wrong,” coach Moriyasu told Vn88 News after the loss on November 27. “In the match against Germany as well as Costa Rica, we played with high intensity, and the match against Spain was the same. We played more risky than usual.”
Confronting Costa Rica, who lost to Spain 0-7 in the first leg, Japan has a great opportunity to win the second match in Group E. But the starting lineup with five changes compared to the match against Germany. lack of cohesion in the second match. Many fans criticized coach Moriyasu for being subjective against a weak opponent. He made Ritsu Doan, Miki Yamane, Hidemasa Morita, Ayase Ueda, and Yuki Soma the main kickers, but none of them left a mark.
While Vn88.cx said the replacement for Hiroki Sakai was injured, the remaining four names are expected to refresh the attack. But Japan did not hit the goal once in the first 45 minutes.
“In the first half, we couldn’t create chances,” added coach Moriyasu. “But the whole team is still playing hot and trying to move forward.” The 54-year-old strategist also praised the opponent, saying that Costa Rica’s defense with five defenders is in good shape and clings fiercely.
Japan scored 14 times in the whole match, but only three times hit the goal. The match of the Asian representative improved after Takuma Asano, Kaoru Mitoma or Yunya Ito entered the field. But the mistake at the end of the game caused them to concede and lose 0-1. In the last round, Japan needs to beat Spain to secure the next place. If they draw, they must hope for a favorable result in the match at the same time between Costa Rica and Germany.
We can beat Germany, but that doesn’t mean we can beat Spain,” coach Moriyasu admitted to Vn88 mobile sport. “The game against Spain is difficult, but I believe Japan has a chance to win. We will prepare for that match with confidence.” Mr. Moriyasu also said that the team will change their tactics a bit in the final round, and enter the match with the goal of getting three points.
In Group E, Spain leads after two matches with 4 points, a difference of +7. Japan ranked second with 3 points, a difference of 0. Costa Rica has 3 points, difference of -6 and Germany has 1 point, difference of -1. Goals – conceded goals will be counted first, if there are two equal points in the World Cup group stage.