Matches

SSI Err

Summary

Slick Japan sink Canucks
Japan's incisive short-passing game saw them run out easy 2-0 winners over CONCACAF champions Canada in Santiago on Thursday. More »

Line-up

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1
5
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6
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8
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9
6
10
7
11
10
15
11
17
15
19
18
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20

Substitute(s)

18
12
21
21
2
2
3
8
4
9
7
13
12
14
13
16
14
17
16
19

Coaches

Ian BRIDGE (CAN)
(JPN) Norio SASAKI

Officials

Referee: Alexandra IHRINGOVA (ENG)Assistant Referee 1: Natalie ASPINALL (ENG)Assistant Referee 2: Karine VIVES SOLANA (FRA)Fourth official: Cristina BABADAC (ROU)

Statistics

7Shots25
2Corner kicks6
0Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
42%Possession (%)58%
  • Japan's Michi Goto and Misaki Kobayashi celebrate a goal against Canada
  • Canada's Julie Armstrong fights for the ball with Japan's Saki Kumagai
  • Canada's Taryne Boudreu fights for the ball with Japan's Asano Nagasato
  • Japan's Michi Goto celebrates after scoring against Canada
  • Japan's Michi Goto fights for the ball with Canada's Rachael Goulding
  • Canada's Karla Schacher fights for the ball with Japan's Asuna Tanaka
"Our team played brilliantly and, thanks to the speed of our players, we were in a position not just to match them but to beat them," Norio Sasaki, Japan coach