[Dusseldorf (Allemagne)]The Kirin Challenge Cup, an international friendly soccer match, was held in Dusseldorf, Germany on the 23rd, and Japan beat the United States 2-0. Kamata (Eintracht Frankfurt) scored the opening goal in the first half with attacking development early on. Mitoma (Brighton) scored just before the end of the match. The defense kept their clean sheet.
Both teams will participate in the World Cup in Qatar, which begins on November 20. In the world ranking, Japan is 24th and the United States 14th. Japan’s match record was 2 wins and 1 loss.
Japan will play Ecuador on the 27th and complete the last activity before World Cup selection.