Japan turned in some bizarre group play results as it beat Germany and Spain but also lost to lowly Costa Rica. Nonetheless, Japan advances to the knockout stage as the Group E winner. The Japanese will face Croatia on Monday.
JAPAN WORLD CUP ODDS
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When will Japan play again?
Japan will play against Croatia on Monday, Dec. 5. This game will start at 10 a.m. ET.
Who will Japan play if they win against Croatia?
If Japan beats Croatia it would play the winner of Group G winner/Group H runner-up on Friday, Dec. 9. Check out the World Cup bracket below for a better idea of Japan’s potential path to the World Cup Final.
HOW JAPAN QUALIFIED FOR FIFA WORLD CUP QATAR 2022
Japan were drawn into AFC’s Group F with Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia and Myanmar for Round 2 of qualification. They finished top on 24 points winning all eight games to progress to Round 3 where they were drawn into Group B alongside Saudi Arabia, Australia, Oman, China and Vietnam. This time they finished second on 22 points with 7W-1D-2L.
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Japan World Cup scores
Japan toppled Germany on Nov. 23 by a score of 2-1.
vs. Costa Rica
Japan was upset by Costa Rica, 1-0, on Nov. 27.
Japan beat Spain, 2-1, on Dec. 1.