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FIFA World Cup 2022: Kai Havertz compares Germany’s group stage exit to ‘watching horror movie’


Germany ahead Kai Havertz in contrast their group-stage elimination from the FIFA World Cup 2022 to “watching a horror movie”. Germany, for the second consecutive time, obtained eradicated from the group stage of a World Cup. Within the 2018 Russia World Cup, too, it made a first-round exit.

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The four-time World Cup champion, Germany, on Thursday, beat Costa Rica 4-2 however needed to fly again house as a result of Japan’s surprising 2-1 win over Spain. The win helped Japan prime Group E as Spain pipped Germany on aim distinction to advance to the Spherical of 16.

Havertz, who scored a brace within the second half after coming off the bench, stated, “When it happens this way, it feels like watching like a horror movie.”

“We learned during the match that Japan were leading, and then the rankings were displayed in the stadium. We still had a little hope that Spain would score. But then we noticed that the Japan match was over,” he added.

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Havertz additionally blamed Germany’s 1-2 defeat to Japan for his crew’s elimination from the Qatar World Cup and hinted that the whole lot isn’t in sync in German soccer.

“When you go out twice in the first round and once in the round of 16, it’s extremely bitter. We have to be honest and say that for four years, everything hasn’t been going well. Now we have been knocked out twice in the group stage. I don’t think we’re a tournament team anymore,” he stated.

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