MADRID, 17 Nov. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The Japanese soccer team, Spain's rival in the group stage of the World Cup in Qatar, was unable to carry out their last friendly before facing the event when they fell this Thursday 2-1 against Canada, also a World Cup player.
The two players who play in LaLiga Santander, Takefusa Kubo (Real Sociedad) and Gabu Shibasaki (Leganés), were starters, with the second playing the entire game and also giving the early 1-0 assist, the work of Yuki Soma.
Canada, still without the help of Bayern Munich's Alphonso Davis, who is injured, knew how to react and equalized shortly after through Steven Vitoria. In the end, when it seemed that the match was headed for a draw, the North American team received the moral boost from the victory with Lucas Cavallini's 95th minute penalty kick.
In addition, in another friendly between two other teams that will be in Qatar, Ghana, with Athletic Club striker Iñaki Williams starting and enjoying a good chance with a header, defeated Switzerland 2-0 with goals between minute 70 and the 74 of the ex of the Valladolid Mohammed Salisu and Antoine Semenyo.