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Summary

Mexico edge Japan
Mexico got their FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup campaign off to a winning start by defeating Japan by the odd goal in five in the Group D clash.  More »

Line-up

12
12
5
2
7
4
8
8
11
11

Substitute(s)

1
1
2
3
3
5
4
6
6
7
9
9
10
10

Coaches

Ruy RAMOS (JPN)
(MEX) Ramon RAYA

Officials

Referee: WINIARCZYK Tomasz (POL)Second referee: MEDINA Michael (NED)Third referee: ZIMMERMANN Christian (SUI)Timekeeper: HACHIM Said (MAD)

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Statistics

18Shots27
3Corner kicks6
0Overheads2
1Yellow cards0
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
55%Possession (%)45%
  • Japan and Mexico line up
  • Masahito Toma (#8) and Tomoya Uehara (#6) of Japan and Jose Luis Navarrete (#6) and Morgan Plata (#11) of Mexico battle for the ball
  • Ricardo Villalobos (#9) of Mexico celebrates
  • Masahito Toma (#8) of Japan and Benjamin Mosco (#5) of Mexico battle for the ball
  • Shusei Yamauchi(#10) of Japan and Benjamin Mosco (#5) of Mexico battle for the ball
  • The beach babe cheerleaders get ready to perform

"Japan are a very strong team, though we know we will have to be at our very best all the way through every game, no matter who our opponents are," Ramon Raya, Mexico coach.

TeamMPGFGAPts
BRA31178
MEX3685
UKR3863
JPN36100

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