FIFA World Cup: Germany bow out despite win over Costa Rica | As it happened

Kai Havertz
Germany's Kai Havertz looks dejected after the match. Photo: Reuters/Matthew Childs

Germany crashed out of the FIFA World Cup despite a 4-2 win over Costa Rica in their final Group E game. The  four-time champions ended third after Japan stunned Spain 2-1 to top the group. Spain edged Germany on goal difference to take the second spot.

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Serge Gnabry is congratulated by Thomas Mueller on scoring the opening goal. Photo: AFP/Franck Fife
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