Matches

06/09/2011
3:2 (1:1, 0:1, 2:0)
  • ANDRE (11'57" 26'12")
  • BENJAMIN (24'18")
  • Shusei YAMAUCHI (4'04")
  • Masayuki KOMAKI (18'56" PEN)

Summary

Sluggish Brazil edge Japan
Brazil opened their final group phase match at Ravenna/Italy 2011 at a snail's pace, but after twice going down a goal edged past Japan 3-2 to seal all three points. More »

Line-up

1
1
6
3
8
5
10
7
11
8

Substitute(s)

12
12
2
2
3
4
4
6
5
9
7
10
9
11

Coaches

Alexandre SOARES (BRA)
(JPN) Ruy RAMOS

Officials

Referee: EIRIZ Ruben (ESP)Second referee: PADO Hugo (SOL)Third referee: MEDINA Michael (NED)Timekeeper: OGUNMUYIWA Jelili (NGA)

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mexico24
06/09/2011 at 19:09
mexico24 (USA)
TOO BAD FOR JAPAN
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Statistics

30Shots16
3Corner kicks2
2Overheads1
0Yellow cards0
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
54%Possession (%)46%
  • Buru of Brazil battles with Shusei Yamauchi (L) and Tomoya Uehara (R) of Japan
  • Hirofumi Oda of Japan challenges Benjamin of Brazil
  • Benjamin of Brazil takes a throuw in
  • Jorginho of Brazil  signals to a team mate in the players tunnel
  • Shusei Yamauchi of Japan celebrates
  • Shusei Yamauchi of Japan is challenged by Souza of Brazil
"I don’t think that we’re any weaker than in previous years, instead it’s the standard of the other teams that has shot up. For example Italy have improved no end in the last five or six years and there’s a real buzz about the sport here," Brazil coach Alexandre Soares.