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Clinical Japan cruise past Danes

Japan made history by reaching the Round of 16 for the first time on foreign soil, eliminating Denmark in the process with a 3-1 win in Rustenburg.

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The final whistle sounds.
90'+HONDA (Japan) sees an effort go off target.
90'+ROMMEDAHL (Denmark) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on HONDA (Japan).
90'+ROMMEDAHL (Denmark) commits a foul.
90'+LARSEN (Denmark) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on TULIO (Japan).
90'+J. POULSEN (Denmark) swings in the corner.
90'+J. POULSEN (Denmark) takes a corner kick.
90'+AGGER (Denmark) sees one of his shots blocked.
90'+ INAMOTO (in) comes off the bench to replace ENDO (out) (Japan)
90'LARSEN (Denmark) commits a foul.
89'LARSEN (Denmark) sees an effort go off target.
88' KONNO (in) comes off the bench to replace OKUBO (out) (Japan)
87' OKAZAKI (Japan) scores!!
86'SØRENSEN (Denmark) blocks the shot.
86'OKUBO (Japan) sees his effort hit the target.

Man of the Match

Midfielder

has been elected Budweiser MAN OF THE MATCH!

Line-ups

Denmark
DenmarkDEN
Japan
JapanJPN
(GK)Misses next match if booked
(GK)
2
Misses next match if booked
(C)
34'
7
90'+1
74'
63'
16
88'
56'
17
(C)
18
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
Not eligible to play
74'
11
34'
12
18
56'
15
88'
63'
90'+1
CoachCoach
Morten Per OLSEN (DEN)Takeshi OKADA (JPN)

Match Facts

Royal Bafokeng Stadium

  • Stadium nameRoyal Bafokeng Stadium
  • CityRustenburg

Officials

  • Referee: Jerome Kelvyn DAMON
    South Africa
    South AfricaRSA
  • Assistant Referee 1: Celestin NTAGUNGIRA (RWA)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Enock MOLEFE (RSA)
  • Fourth official: Martin HANSSON (SWE)

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