Kento Momota won his men's singles match today against England to help Japan to a resounding victory ©Getty Images

Japan and Malaysia won their second matches in Group D of the Sudirman Cup in Vantaa in Finland, with the two nations now set to face each other to determine who finishes top.

Runners-up in 2019, Japan were dominant in their match with England, winning by a 5-0 whitewash.

It started with a mixed doubles win for Yuta Watanabe and Arisa Higashino, prevailing by a score of 21-16, 21-12 against Marcus Ellis and Lauren Smith

Men's singles world champion Kento Momota then defeated Johnnie Torjussen 22-20, 21-10.

Akira Koga and Taichi Saito won 21-17, 19-21, 21-12 over Ben Lane and Sean Vendy in the men's doubles and Akane Yamaguchi made it a fourth victory against Abigail Holden, 21-16, 21-12, in the women's singles

Nami Matsuyama and Chiharu Shida defeated Chloe Birch and Lauren Smith in the women's doubles 21-16, 21-12 to round off the tie.

Malaysia thrashed Egypt 5-0 as their opponents struggled throughout.

Chen Tang Jie and Peck Yen Wei started with a mixed doubles victory over Ahmed Salah and Nour Ahmed Youssri, and Ng Tze Yong won in the men's singles against Mohamed Mostafa Kamel 21-8, 21-2.

Eoon Qi Xuan defeated Doha Hany 21-5, 21-7 in the women's singles, before Man Wei Chong and Kai Wun Tee won 21-7, 21-6 against Kamel and Salah.

The women's doubles match completed the tie, in which Teoh Mei Xing and Yap Ling defeated Ahmed Youssri and Hany 21-4, 21-9.

A similar thrashing was handed out in Group B, with South Korea smashing Tahiti 5-0; starting with a 21-1, 21-3 win for Jeon Hyeok-jin against Heiva Yvonet in the men's singles.

Kim Ga-eun then won 21-5, 21-2 over Heirautea Curet in the women's singles; and the pairing of Kang Min-hyuk and Kim Won-ho made it three wins in the men's doubles with a 21-3, 21-7 defeat of Elias Maublanc and Yvonet.

Lee So-hee and Shin Seung-chan defeated Maeva Gaillard and Jenica Lesourd 21-8, 21-9 in the women's doubles and Seo Seung-jae and Kim So-yeong won 21-5, 21-7 against Glen Lefoll and Chloe Segrestan in the mixed doubles.

Finally, Chinese Taipei won all five matches against Germany, but faced resistance throughout.

Lee Jhe-Huei and Hsu Ya Ching won 25-23, 11-21, 21-17 against Jan Colin Völker and Linda Efler in the mixed doubles before Chou Tien Chen won 21-14, 17-21, 21-9 over Fabian Roth in the men's singles.

Pai Yu Po defeated Yvonne Li in the women's singles 17-21, 21-16, 21-19; and Lee Jhe-Huei and Yang Po-Hsuan won 21-18, 21-10 in the men's doubles against Mark Lamsfuss and Marvin Seidel.

In the last match of the tie, Hsu Ya Ching and Hu Ling Fang won their women's doubles match 21-13, 24-22 against Stine Küspert and Emma Moszczynski.