Japan and Spain will face each other at 1 pm. In the other match of Group E, Costa Rica and Germany will meet at the same time. Find out which team’s fate depends on which equation.
Today, two former world champions, Spain and Germany, may be eliminated from the World Cup. Again, two teams can get to the next round at the same time. Any team in this group can still advance to the next round. What is that equation?
Spain is currently at the top of the group with 4 points. If Spain wins against Japan, they will advance to the next round as group champions.
Meanwhile, if Spain draws and Costa Rica wins against Germany, Luis Enrique’s side will qualify for the pre-quarters from second place in the group. However, if Spain loses to Japan and Germany loses to Costa Rica on the other hand, then Spain will be eliminated.
Meanwhile, even if Spain loses, even if Germany wins against Costa Rica, Spain will go to the next round.
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Currently, Japan is second in the group with 3 points. If Japan wins against Spain, they will go to the pre-quarters from the top of the group. But if they lose the match, they will be relegated. If Japan draws and the Costa Rica-Germany match is a draw, Japan will advance to the next round on goal difference. Meanwhile, if Japan draws the match and Costa Rica wins, the Japanese will be eliminated.
Meanwhile, Costa Rica is third in the group with 3 points. Costa Rica will go directly to the next round if they win. And if Costa Rica draws, they will have to beat Japan to advance to the next round. If both Japan and Costa Rica draw, the goal difference will decide the ticket to the next round.
On the other hand, Germany needs to win against Costa Rica to advance to the next round. On the other hand, Japan has to lose against Spain. If Japan draws with Spain, Germany must win by two or more goals to qualify for the next round.