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11/07/2007
2:2 a.e.t. (2:2, 1:0) 3:4 PSO
  • Tomoaki MAKINO (22')
  • Yasuhito MORISHIMA (47' PEN)
  • Ondrej KUDELA (74' PEN)
  • Jakub MARES (77' PEN)

Summary

Czechs rally to shock Japan
Japan's luck ran out as ten-man Czech Republic rallied for an unlikely shootout victory after being down two goals to claim a dramatic spot in the quarter-finals. More »

Line-up

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1
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
7
9
8
12
9
14
10
15
12
17
15
19

Substitute(s)

18
16
21
21
6
2
11
7
13
8
14
10
16
11
17
13
19
18
20
20

Coaches

Yasushi YOSHIDA (JPN)
(CZE) Miroslav SOUKUP

Officials

Referee: Jose BUITRAGO (COL)Assistant Referee 1: Abraham GONZALEZ (COL)Assistant Referee 2: Rafael RIVAS (COL)Fourth official: German ARREDONDO (MEX)

Statistics

22Shots21
9Corner kicks7
3Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card1
1Red Cards0
61%Possession (%)39%
  • Japan – Czech Republic
  • Japan – Czech Republic
  • Japan – Czech Republic
  • Japan – Czech Republic
  • Japan – Czech Republic
  • Japan – Czech Republic
Miroslav Soukup: "Japan showed why they finished first in their group. But, we found some strength, and we were able to turn things around and even the match. And in the end, we were just a little bit more lucky and we won."