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Japan and Saudi Arabia qualify for the FIFA World Cup

25.03.2022 46 просмотров

The teams secured their participation in the tournament after the victory of the Japanese over the Australians with a score of 2:0.


The Japanese national football team defeated the Australian team with a score of 2:0 in the ninth round match of the Asian qualifying tournament for the World Cup in Qatar.

Kaoru Mitoma ( 89; 90+4).

According to the results of the third stage of the Asian qualifying tournament, two best teams from two groups go to the final part of the World Cup, the teams that took third places will play two play-offs. After the defeat, the Australian team lost the chance to take second place in the Group B standings, with 15 points ahead of the final round. The Japanese scored 21 points and took first place in the group. Saudi Arabia is second with 19 points and will play their ninth round away game against China later on Thursday. tournament. The Saudi Arabia national team qualified for the World Cup for the sixth time, the best achievement of the team was reaching the 1/8 finals at the 1994 tournament in the USA.

Teams of Japan and Saudi Arabia became the 16th and 17th participants in the World Cup in Qatar. Previously, teams from Germany, Denmark, France, Belgium, Croatia, Spain, Serbia, England, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Brazil, Argentina, Iran, South Korea were selected for the tournament, as well as the Qatar team as the host country of the tournament. The World Championship will be held from November 21 to December 18.

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