Costa Rica win it with solely shot on the right track
After pouncing on a careless error from Japan, midfielder Yeltsin Tejeda offloaded a go to Fuller, who fired over the top of opening group match hero Shuichi Gonda – the Japanese goalkeeper getting a hand to the ball however doing not sufficient maintain out Costa Rica’s solely shot on the right track for the complete 90 minutes.
The Central American aspect acquired again to successful methods after a demoralising 7-0 defeat to Spain of their opening match, whereas Japan dropped factors for the primary time in Qatar regardless of having extra of the possession within the match in addition to managing 13 photographs to Costa Rica’s 4.
Morocco rating late double to stun Belgium
The Moroccans secured yet one more upset victory within the 2022 event after scoring two late targets to stun 2018 third-placed Belgium 2-0, throwing an enormous spanner within the works of Group F’s last matches.
Defender Romain Saiss miraculously discovered his well past Courtois and the Belgian defence to open the scoring with a free-kick from a near-impossible angle, earlier than star attacker Hakim Kiyech arrange substitute Zakaria Aboukhal for the second with a cool-headed end throughout stoppage time.
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Füllkrug’s late strike retains Germany alive
Germany escaped exiting Qatar 2022 within the group stage in the meanwhile, after substitute Niclas Füllkrug netted house an 83rd minute equaliser to cancel out Alvaro Morata’s opener for Spain in an entertaining 1-1 draw.
The 2014 winners’ hopes of progressing via to the knock-out levels now relaxation on the end result of their last group match towards Costa Rica, whereas Spain will look to consolidate first place within the group of their last match towards Japan.