In the Group E showdown, all four teams are somehow connected. While Germany are hoping for a Spaniard win against Japan, La Roja - if things go really badly - could even be eliminated if they lose to the Samurai Blue. Should the DFB team celebrate a shooting match against Costa Rica.
How the teams enter the game:
Gonda - Taniguchi, Yoshida, Itakura, Nagatomo - Morita, Ito - Tanaka, Kamada, Kubo - Maeda
Simón - Azpilicueta, Rodri, Pau Torres, Balde - Gavi, Busquets, Pedri - Nico Williams, Morata, Dani Olmo
This article was originally published on 90min.de as Official Lineups: Japan National Team vs Spain National Team.