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Match 23 Ravenna - Stadio del Mare
Clear
06 September
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)

Referee Ruben EIRIZ (ESP)

Summary

Sluggish Brazil edge Japan

Sluggish Brazil edge Japan

In a lacklustre display, Brazil edged past Japan 3-2 at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in their final Group D match.  With the Brazilians already through to the next round and Japan headed for home, the South Americans found themselves twice behind only to rebound with two quickfire goals in the final period to seal the win.Japan quickly capitalised on a sluggish opening from the Brazilians,...

Highlights

Line-up

BRA
JPN
Substitute(s)
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)
  • Misses next match if booked

Photos

  • 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
  • Buru of Brazil and Takeshi Kawaharazuka of Japan battle for the ball
  • Cheerleader perform
  • Anderson of Brazil battles for the ball with Takashi Arakaki (#2) and goalkeeper, Shingo Terukina of Japan

Quotes

"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.

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    STATISTICS
    BrazilStatisticsJapan
    30Shots16
    3Corner kicks2
    0Yellow cards0
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards0
    54%Possession (%)46%