FIFA World Cup 2022: Japan’s stunning 2-1 win vs Germany in pictures

FIFA World Cup 2022 continues to look like one full of upsets with Japan surprising Germany with two late goals to beat the European powerhouse for the first time ever in the tournament.

Germany players pose with their hands covering their mouths as they line up for the team photos prior to the match to mark their protest on their captain, Manuel Neuer being denied permission to wear the 'OneLove' armband for the Qatar World Cup.Photo: Getty Images
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Germany's Ilkay Gundogan scored the first goal from the penalty spot in e 33rd minute.Photo: REUTERS
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Germany's Ilkay Gundogan, left, celebrates with his teammate Thomas Muller after scoring against Japan, at the Khalifa International Stadium.Photo: AP
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Japan's Ritsu Doan, coming off the bench, scored the equaliser in the 75th minute.Photo: AP
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Japan's midfielder #08 Ritsu Doan celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group E football match between Germany and Japan at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha on November 23, 2022.Photo: AFP
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Japan's Takuma Asano, right, scores the winning goal in the 83rd minute past goalkeeper Manuel Neuer, securing three points for his side in the World Cup opener.Photo: AP
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Takuma Asano celebrates after the match after full-time in what was Japan's first-ever win over Germany in a FIFA World Cup.Photo: REUTERS
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The whole team of Japan celebrates the historic win as it went on top of its group temporarily.Photo: AP
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An Uphill Battle: Germany has lost a World Cup match while making the opening goal for the first time since 1994 against Bulgaria and will have to pull up its socks against Spain in its next match.Photo: REUTERS
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