Matches

01/07/2007
3:1 (1:0)
  • Yasuhito MORISHIMA (43')
  • Tsukasa UMESAKI (57')
  • Jun AOYAMA (79')
  • Ross CAMPBELL (82')

Summary

Speedy Japan burn Scotland
Japan kicked off their Group F campaign with a straightforward 3-1 dismantling of disappointing Scotland in front of a sold-out crowd at Victoria's Royal Athletic Park on 1 July. More »

Line-up

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1
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2
3
3
4
4
5
5
7
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8
8
9
9
10
10
12
11
15
19

Substitute(s)

18
12
21
21
6
7
11
13
13
14
14
15
16
16
17
17
19
18
20
20

Coaches

Yasushi YOSHIDA (JPN)
(SCO) Archie GEMMILL

Officials

Referee: German ARREDONDO (MEX)Assistant Referee 1: Hector DELGADILLO (MEX)Assistant Referee 2: Francisco PEREZ (MEX)Fourth official: Paul WARD (CAN)

Statistics

19Shots8
5Corner kicks5
0Yellow cards3
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
52%Possession (%)48%
  • Japan - Scotland
  • Japan - Scotland
  • Japan - Scotland
  • Japan - Scotland
  • Japan - Scotland
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Andrew McNeil: "I'm not sure if we overlooked them a little bit, but they turned out to be a very good side. But, we've only lost one match. There's still two more to play, and obviously we can still go through."