Follow us on

Overview

Match summary

Hiroshima end hopeful Auckland’s glory hunt

Toshihiro Aoyama scored the only goal as J.League champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima eliminated New Zealand’s Auckland City with a 1-0 win in the opening match of the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2012.

Match Highlights

Latest News

Statistics

Ball possession
59
%
41

Attempts

16Attempts7
9On-Target5
7Off-Target2

Disciplinary

15Fouls Committed23
4Yellow cards4
0Red Cards0

Attacking

11Corners1
2Offsides0
17Free kicks23
2Saves8

Line-ups

Sanfrecce Hiroshima
Sanfrecce HiroshimaJPN
Auckland City FC
Auckland City FCNZL
(GK)
(GK)
8
7
90'+3
78'
8
67'
11
(C)
14
82'
15
(C)
24
16
27
61'
22
SubstitutesSubstitutes
13
(GK)
(GK)
21
(GK)
(GK)
82'
2
90'+3
61'
67'
17
25
19
30
20
78'
21
CoachCoach
Hajime MORIYASU (JPN)Ramon TRIBULIETX (ESP)

Match Facts

Yokohama

Japan's second largest city with a population of 3.4m, Yokohama has evolved in the past century from a tiny port of a few houses to become a major business and commercial centre.

International Stadium Yokohama

  • Stadium nameInternational Stadium Yokohama
  • CityYokohama

Weather

  • Partly Cloudy Night
  • 11° CTemperature
  • 60 m/sWind
  • 29 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Djamel HAIMOUDI
    Algeria
    AlgeriaALG
  • Assistant Referee 1: Redouane ACHIK (MAR)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Abdelhak ETCHIALI (ALG)
  • Fourth official: Alireza FAGHANI (IRN)