Why Japan’s second goal against Spain was awarded by the VAR? | Explained

Published: 02nd December 2022 05:22 PM  |   Last Updated: 03rd December 2022 11:09 AM  

#Japan confirmed their spot in the last 16 of the World Cup in highly controversial circumstances with a 2-1 win over Spain. Spain advanced as runners-up on goal difference, while Germany was eliminated. But Japan's 2-1 win over Spain wasn't devoid of controversy. Their second goal has triggered a storm on social media, with many suggesting that #VAR was wrong in allowing the goal, especially since it led to the Germans' elimination.


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