Faces of World Cup defeat: Japan loses 3-2

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The best and most important counterattack of the 2018 World Cup featured just seven touches from four players. It went from one end of the field to the other in 10 seconds. It completed Belgium’s stunning comeback from 2-0 down to 3-2 up in a Round of 16 game against Japan.

Henry Bushnell

<p>Japan fans look dejected following their sides defeat in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Round of 16 match between Belgium and Japan at Rostov Arena on July 2, 2018 in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images) </p>
Faces of defeat

Japan fans look dejected following their sides defeat in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Round of 16 match between Belgium and Japan at Rostov Arena on July 2, 2018 in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

<p>Japan’s sad fans react disappointed after losing the round of 16 match between Belgium and Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena, in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Monday, July 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek) </p>
Faces of defeat

Japan’s sad fans react disappointed after losing the round of 16 match between Belgium and Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena, in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Monday, July 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

<p>Japan fan looks dejected after the match REUTERS/Marko Djurica </p>
Faces of defeat

Japan fan looks dejected after the match REUTERS/Marko Djurica

<p>A Japanese fan cries during the broadcast of the FIFA World Cup soccer match. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker </p>
Faces of defeat

A Japanese fan cries during the broadcast of the FIFA World Cup soccer match. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

<p>A Japan fan looks dejected following their sides defeat in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Round of 16 match between Belgium and Japan at Rostov Arena on July 2, 2018 in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images) </p>
Faces of defeat

A Japan fan looks dejected following their sides defeat in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Round of 16 match between Belgium and Japan at Rostov Arena on July 2, 2018 in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

<p>Japan fan looks dejected after the match REUTERS/Marko Djurica </p>
Faces of defeat

Japan fan looks dejected after the match REUTERS/Marko Djurica

<p>Japanese fan reacts as she watches a broadcast of the World Cup Round of 16 soccer match Belgium vs Japan at a sports bar in Tokyo, Japan July 3, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato </p>
Faces of defeat

Japanese fan reacts as she watches a broadcast of the World Cup Round of 16 soccer match Belgium vs Japan at a sports bar in Tokyo, Japan July 3, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

<p>Japanese descendants react during the broadcast of the FIFA World Cup soccer match. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker </p>
Faces of defeat

Japanese descendants react during the broadcast of the FIFA World Cup soccer match. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

<p>Japan fan looks dejected after the match REUTERS/Jorge Silva </p>
Faces of defeat

Japan fan looks dejected after the match REUTERS/Jorge Silva

<p>Japan fan looks dejected after the match REUTERS/Marko Djurica </p>
Faces of defeat

Japan fan looks dejected after the match REUTERS/Marko Djurica

<p>Japanese fans react after second goal by Belgium as they watch a broadcast of the World Cup Round of 16 soccer match Belgium vs Japan at a sports bar in Tokyo, Japan July 3, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato </p>
Faces of defeat

Japanese fans react after second goal by Belgium as they watch a broadcast of the World Cup Round of 16 soccer match Belgium vs Japan at a sports bar in Tokyo, Japan July 3, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

<p>Japan’s Takashi Inui looks dejected after the match REUTERS/Marko Djurica </p>
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Japan’s Takashi Inui looks dejected after the match REUTERS/Marko Djurica

<p>Japan’s Gen Shoji looks dejected after the match REUTERS/Jorge Silva </p>
Faces of defeat

Japan’s Gen Shoji looks dejected after the match REUTERS/Jorge Silva

<p>Russia – July 2, 2018 Japan’s Eiji Kawashima looks dejected after the match REUTERS/Marko Djurica </p>
Faces of defeat

Russia – July 2, 2018 Japan’s Eiji Kawashima looks dejected after the match REUTERS/Marko Djurica

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