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Honda creates history for Japan

Japan recorded their first FIFA World Cup win on foreign soil after Keisuke Honda's first-half goal downed Cameroon at the Free State Stadium.

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The final whistle sounds.
90'+ETO'O (Cameroon) is penalised after committing a foul.
90'+KAWASHIMA (Japan) blocks the shot.
90'+WEBO (Cameroon) sees his effort hit the target.
90'+ETO'O (Cameroon) sees one of his shots blocked.
90'+OKAZAKI (Japan) commits a foul.
90'+ ABE (Japan) is cautioned.
90'+TULIO (Japan) is penalised after committing a foul.
88' INAMOTO (in) comes off the bench to replace HASEBE (out) (Japan)
87'SOULEYMANOU (Cameroon) blocks the shot.
87'HONDA (Japan) sees his effort hit the target.
86'IDRISSOU (Cameroon) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on NAKAZAWA (Japan).
86'KAWASHIMA (Japan) blocks the shot.
86'EMANA (Cameroon) sees his effort hit the target.
86'MBIA (Cameroon) rattles the crossbar.

Man of the Match

Midfielder

Statistics

Ball possession
44
%
56

Attempts

5Attempts11
5On-Target4
0Off-Target4

Disciplinary

20Fouls Committed29
1Yellow cards1
0Red Cards0

Attacking

0Corners3
4Offsides2
0Free kicks0
2Saves4

Line-ups

Japan
JapanJPN
Cameroon
CameroonCMR
(GK)
(GK)
2
(C)
7
11
75'
69'
75'
16
82'
15
17
(C) 88'
18
18
19
21
63'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
4
69'
11
75'
12
82'
10
63'
12
15
75'
88'
CoachCoach
Takeshi OKADA (JPN)Paul LE GUEN (FRA)

Match Facts

Free State Stadium

  • Stadium nameFree State Stadium
  • CityMangaung/Bloemfontein

Officials

  • Referee: Olegário BENQUERENÇA
    Portugal
    PortugalPOR
  • Assistant Referee 1: Jose Manuel SILVA CARDINAL (POR)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Bertino MIRANDA (POR)
  • Fourth official: Oscar Julian RUIZ ACOSTA (COL)