Matches

02/09/2011
2:3 (1:0, 0:2, 1:1)
  • Shusei YAMAUCHI (11'01")
  • Shunta SUZUKI (30'29")
  • Angel RODRIGUEZ (21'02" PEN)
  • Omar CERVANTES (23'58")
  • Ricardo VILLALOBOS (29'26")

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)

Have Your Say

(Total comments 12)


Latest Comments:
adidasball14
04/09/2011 at 05:56
Best of luck to Mexico in the tournament!
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19illmatic13
02/09/2011 at 23:29
good win
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musicali
02/09/2011 at 21:33
musicali (Mexico)
VIVA MEXICO!!! GREAT WIN GUYS,LETS KEEP IT GOING!
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Statistics

18Shots27
3Corner kicks6
0Overheads2
1Yellow cards0
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
55%Possession (%)45%
  • Goalkeeper Mao of Brazil celebrates with Souza and other team mates
  • 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

"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.