Japan beat the odds to defeat Germany 2-1 in their Group E World Cup 2022 opener.
Goals from Ritsu Doan and Takuma Asano was enough to give the Japanese team a record breaking victory.
Germany were ahead in the 33rd minutes when Iikay Gundogan converted a penalty kick.
Chelsea forward, Kai Havertz later scored but VAR cancelled the goal.
Germany had 74% possession and 8 shots on target compared to Japan 26% possession and 3 shots on target.
At second half, Japan proved the better team, showing energy, aggression and intensity to attack and snatch all 3 points.
Japan tops the Group E Table with 3 points while Germany languishes at the bottom of the table with 0 points.