SON-Lee Kang-in is meeting…Japanese media lamented, “Suddenly, the match between Korea and Japan in the round of 16.”

Japan lost 1-2 to Iraq in the second Group D match of the 2023 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup at Education City Stadium in Al Rayan, Qatar, at 8:30 p.m. on the 19th (Korea Standard Time). 토토사이트 추천

As a result, Japan has recorded three points (1 win and one loss), falling to second place in Group D. The final group league standings are certain to rank second. The second place in Group D will meet the first place in Group E in the round of 16, with Korea the most likely to be the first place in Group E. It seems that the match between Korea and Japan in the round of 16.

Japan was considered the strongest candidate for this year’s event. Consisting of countless overseas players, including Takefusa Kubo and Kaoru Mitoma, Japan defeated Germany and Spain at the 2023 Qatar World Cup. Recently, Japan has won 11 consecutive A-match games, boasting of its outstanding performance.

However, the match was completely defeated by Iraq. Ayman allowed multiple headed goals in the fifth minute and extra time of the first half. Endo Wataru scored a comeback goal in extra time in the second half, but it was too late to reverse the game.

The Japanese media quickly reported Japan’s shocking defeat. Japanese media Daily Sports expressed regret that Japan’s tournament match has become difficult.

The media said, “Japan lost to Iraq due to unexpected developments. Even if it wins the match against Indonesia, the final group match, chances are high that it will pass Group D as second place.”

“If Japan passes the group stage as the second-ranked team in the group, it will have a death tournament,” he said. “Chances are high that Korea and Japan will suddenly stage a match in the round of 16. There is a high possibility that they will face Iran in the quarterfinals.”

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