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Matches

17/11/2009
3:2 (1:1, 0:1, 2:0)
  • Shinji MAKINO (10'02")
  • Masahito TOMA (25'49")
  • Teruki TABATA (31'33")
  • Frederic AKA (9'58")
  • Bassiriki OUATTARA (16'17")

Summary

Relentless Japan seize top slot

Japan were the aggressors early on and their disciplined play ultimately paid dividends as they edged Côte d’Ivoire to go top.

 

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Line-up

12
12
5
2
6
3
8
8
10
9

Substitute(s)

1
1
2
4
3
6
4
7
7
10
9
11
11
5

Coaches

Ruy RAMOS (JPN)
(CIV) Aka ATCHE

Officials

Referee: SLYVA Sergejus (LTU)Second referee: ZIMMERMANN Christian (SUI)Third referee: AKCER Serdar (TUR)Timekeeper: VILLAVICENCIO Gonzalo (ECU)

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Statistics

33Shots33
6Corner kicks6
1Overheads0
0Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
54%Possession (%)46%
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"Regarding our next match against Spain, we are going to win.We are going to do all that we can to do so, without thinking about anything else." - Frederic Aka, Côte d’Ivoire player