Spain, Japan through to Round of 16; Germany, Costa Rica exit: FIFA World Cup Group E in pictures

Get live image updates from FIFA World Cup matches happening on December 2 (SIT): Japan vs Spain and Costa Rica vs Germany

The decision that knocked Germany out of the World Cup.
Ecstacy: Japan players celebrate after the team's qualification to the knockout stages.Photo: Getty Images
The long walk back: Dejected Germany players walk back into the tunnel after their nation's shock exit. Photo: REUTERS
Agony: Niclas Fullkrug doubled Germany's lead but it went in vein as Japan qualified for the knockouts with a 2-1 win against SpainPhoto: REUTERS
Built different: Havertz scored yet again in the 85th minute to hand Germany the lead. Photo: Getty Images
The man of big occasions: Super-sub Kai Havertz scores in the 71st minute as Germany draws level against Costa Rica. Photo: Getty Images
Chaos: Costa Rica equalised against Germany courtesy of a goal from Yeltsin Tejeda. Die Mannschaft could be knocked out as things standPhoto: Getty Images
Comeback completed: Ao Tanaka's controversial 51st minute goal gave Japan the lead against Spain. Photo: Getty Images
Japan pulls one back as Ritsu Doan scores. Photo: REUTERS
From another angle: Germany's Serge Gnabry celebrates scoring their first goal. Photo: REUTERS
Meanwhile: Spain goes ahead courtesy of an Alvaro Morata goal. La Furia Roja are comfortably placed at the top as things stand. Photo: Getty Images
First step: Serge Gnabry gives Germany the lead in the 10th minute.Photo: REUTERS
Next gen: Meanwhile at the Al Rayyan stadium, the Japan vs Spain match is underway. Gavi (in picture) in action. Photo: REUTERS
Will they or won't they?: Al Bayt getting ready for the winner-takes-it-all clash between Germany and Costa Rica. Photo: AP
The anxious wait: Leroy Sane of Germany warms up with teammates prior to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group E match against Costa Rica. Photo: Getty Images
Almost there: Spain players warm up prior to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group E match against Japan. Photo: Getty Images
First of many: It will be a historic night in FIFA World Cup. France's Stephanie Frappart(C), Brazil's Neuza Back(L) and Mexican Karen Diaz Medina are the all-female referee team in Germany's match against Costa Rica.Photo: AFP
Ready to roar: Germany fans are all set at the Al Bayt stadium. Photo: REUTERS
World Cup heist: Spain fans have something to say to their nation's opponent. Photo: REUTERS
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