According to the results of the draw for the 2022 World Cup finals, Group E is the “group of death” with the participation of Spain, Germany, Japan and the winner of the intercontinental play-off round (between New Zealand and New Zealand). Costa Rica). This is an extremely big challenge for the Japanese team because Germany and Spain are both the top teams in the world, which is much more appreciated than the “Blue Samurai”.
After the draw, coach Hajime Moriyasu of the Japanese team admitted to having difficulty falling into the death group. He told the Daily Japan news agency: “Every team in the World Cup is strong. Spain and Germany have won the World Cup. It is a big challenge for us to have to fight the best teams.”
However, the captain of the Japanese team still affirms his great ambition, which is to go with his students to the quarterfinals of the 2022 World Cup:
“We don’t change our goal to get to the quarterfinals, whoever the opponent is. We’ve passed the qualifiers to be here, so we’re looking forward to the upcoming battles.
Germany is very strong with many quality players playing for Bayern Munich, while Spain has the top league in the world, under the guidance of talented coach Luis Enrique.”
Coach Hajime Moriyasu is very confident despite being in the same group as Spain and Germany
Talking about the plan to prepare for the great battles in Qatar, coach Hajime Moriyasu was optimistic:We will analyze each opponent, have the best preparation for the tournament. Our challenge is still to fight to win Spain and Germany. We want to be ready to fight with our own strengths. We will do our best.”
In the third qualifying round of the World Cup, the Japanese team ranked 2nd in Group B. The fact that Vietnam held a draw in the last round made “Green Samurai” lose the top position in the hands of Saudi Arabia.
According to the schedule at the 2022 World Cup finals, the Japanese team will have an opening match against Germany on November 23, then meet the intercontinental winner on November 27 and Spain on December 1.
At the last World Cup (2018), the Japanese team passed the group stage but then lost to Belgium 2-3 in the knockout round for 16 teams.
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