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Vote! Germany 1-4 Japan: player ratings

Set aside the emotions on this one, if you can...

Germany - Japan Photo by Christian Charisius/picture alliance via Getty Images

Well that went about as dismally as could be imagined.

Japan overpowered Germany, despite not having the run of possession, and capped it off with a royal smash and grab to turn the final score into a lopsided 4-1.

If the sun has not yet set on the Hansi Flick era, it is hard to see how it is not about to. At least Bayern Munich star Leroy Sané is in electric form, but it was not enough. Not nearly.

Here’s how the German media rated the match:

Vote! (view results)

Enter your choices below. As usual, the rundown of the ‘rules’ — as this is a very serious, very scientific internet poll:

  • You may vote on as many or few of the fields as you like. You do not need a complete ballot.
  • It is possible to vote more than once, but please do not do that!
  • If signed into Google, you will be able to edit your vote. However sign-in is not required, and we do not collect e-mail addresses.

Looking for more Germany analysis? The Japan game may spell the end for Hansi Flick, but how much blame do the players deserve? We talk about that and so much more in our latest podcast episode! Listen to it below or on Spotify.

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