21/10/2013102
3:1 (2:1)
  • Taro SUGIMOTO (7')
  • Ryoma WATANABE (44' 78' PEN)
  • Jose CARABALLO (17')

Summary

Japan too strong for Venezuela

A strong Japan side, led by Ryoma Watanabe’s brace, sunk Venezuela 3-1 tonight and Japan's second victory of the competition sees Hirofumi Yoshitake's men and Tunisia through to the Round of 16 from Group D.

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Line-ups

21
12
2
2
3
5
4
6
5
8
6
9
7
10
8
14
10
15
11
16
16
19

Substitute(s)

1
1
18
21
9
3
12
7
13
11
14
13
15
17
17
18
19
20
20
4

Coaches

Hirofumi YOSHITAKE (JPN)
(VEN) Rafael DUDAMEL

Officials

Referee: Badara DIATTA (SEN)Assistant Referee 1: Djibril CAMARA (SEN)Assistant Referee 2: El Hadji Malick SAMBA (SEN)Fourth official: Kenn HANSEN (DEN)

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Statistics

23Shots6
8Corner kicks4
0Yellow cards4
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
69%Possession (%)31%
Attendance: 3370
  • Diego Osio, Samuel Marquina and Franko Diaz of Venezuela react
  • Goalkeeper Beycker Velasquez and team captain Franko Diaz of Venezuela react
  • Goalkeeper Beycker Velasquez of Venezuela reacts
  • Eduardo Maceira of Venezuela reacts
  • Diego Osio of Venezuela reacts
  • Players of Japan celebrate with their fans
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