Early goals in each half from Neymar and Paulinho saw Brazil begin their FIFA Confederations Cup campaign with a win against Japan, with Jo completing the victory late on.
Japan became the first team to join hosts Brazil at the 2014 FIFA World Cup™, completing their qualifying mission with a 1-1 draw against Australia in Saitama, secured by a late Keisuke Honda penalty.
Japan travel to Jordan on Tuesday knowing that a win or even a draw could be enough to make them the first team to qualify for the FIFA World Cup™ for the second time in succession.
FIFA.com collects all of the reaction and comments from around Asia following the latest round of 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers to take place across the region.
Japan took a giant step toward early qualification for Brazil 2014, while Qatar and Iraq also picked up positive results on a night when Uzbekistan inflicted a rare home defeat on Iran.
Goals from Hiroshi Kiyotake and Shinji Okazaki earned Japan a 2-1 victory away to Oman that left them in a very strong position to reach Brazil 2014.