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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

Statistics

Ball possession
56
%
44

Attempts

19Attempts15
7On-Target10
6Off-Target4

Disciplinary

23Fouls Committed10
3Yellow cards2
0Red Cards0

Attacking

7Corners2
0Offsides5
0Free kicks0
7Saves5

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

Rustenburg

In the heart of the savannah bushveld is the city of Rustenburg, brimming with natural beauty at the foot of the Magaliesburg Mountains.

Royal Bafokeng Stadium

  • Stadium nameRoyal Bafokeng Stadium
  • CityRustenburg

Weather

  • Clear Night
  • 12° CTemperature
  • 22 m/sWind
  • 29 %Humidity

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)

Groups

Group E
TeamsTeamsTeamsMPWDLGFGA+/-Pts
Netherlands
NED
33005149
Japan
JPN
32014226
Denmark
DEN
310236-33
Cameroon
CMR
300325-30