Germany have crashed out of the soccer World Cup in Qatar within the group stage, regardless of a 4-2 victory over Costa Rica.
The elimination on Thursday got here as Japan shocked Spain 2-1 within the different Group E match, a consequence that handed these two groups a spot within the Spherical of 16.
Germany and Spain each took early leads of their video games, outcomes which might have put Hansi Flick’s facet by way of. But it surely all modified within the second half, with Japan scoring two fast targets towards the Spaniards.
Costa Rica additionally equalised towards Germany who then hit the put up 3 times earlier than Juan Vargas put the Central Individuals forward.
That may have put Costa Rica by way of on the expense of Spain however substitute Kai Havertz scored twice and Niclas Fullkrug acquired one other.
It’s the second World Cup in a row the place four-time champions Germany have been eradicated within the group stage.
The sport was additionally historic because it was the primary males’s World Cup sport to be refereed by a lady.
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