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Overview

Match 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.

Match Highlights

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Statistics

Ball possession
68
%
32

Attempts

23Attempts6
17On-Target3
6Off-Target3

Disciplinary

6Fouls Committed26
0Yellow cards4
0Red Cards0

Attacking

8Corners4
3Offsides11
9Free kicks37
0Saves9

Line-ups

Japan
JapanJPN
Venezuela
VenezuelaVEN
21
(GK)
(GK)
70'
6
(C)
62'
85'
54'
86'
(C)
16
75'
19
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
21
(GK)
3
Not eligible to play
13
62'
75'
15
85'
17
18
Misses next match if booked 54'
20
70'
86'
CoachCoach
Hirofumi YOSHITAKE (JPN)Rafael DUDAMEL (VEN)

Match Facts

Sharjah

SSI Err

Sharjah Stadium

  • Stadium nameSharjah Stadium
  • CitySharjah

Weather

  • --Temperature
  • --Wind
  • --Humidity

Officials

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

Groups

Group D
TeamsTeamsTeamsMPWDLGFGA+/-Pts
Japan
JPN
33006249
Tunisia
TUN
32014316
Russia
RUS
31024223
Venezuela
VEN
300329-70

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