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Overview

Match summary

Brazil edge unlucky Japan

Three-time U-17 champions Brazil needed a late winner deep into injury time to overcome a gallant Japan in an exciting Group B opener in Lagos.

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Statistics

Ball possession
54
%
46

Attempts

20Attempts13
9On-Target7
8Off-Target4

Disciplinary

14Fouls Committed16
1Yellow cards1
0Red Cards0

Attacking

3Corners2
4Offsides0
18Free kicks16
0Saves0

Line-ups

Brazil
BrazilBRA
Japan
JapanJPN
(GK)
(GK)
(C)
(C)
81'
87'
11
11
76'
14
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
21
(GK)
(GK)
81'
15
16
76'
18
17
19
87'
CoachCoach
LUCHO NIZZO (BRA)Yutaka IKEUCHI (JPN)

Match Facts

Lagos

Teslim Balogun Stadium

SSI Err

Weather

  • Partly Cloudy Night
  • 31° CTemperature
  • 23 m/sWind
  • 74 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Howard WEBB
    England
    EnglandENG
  • Assistant Referee 1: Darren CANN (ENG)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Michael MULLARKEY (ENG)
  • Fourth official: Tom OVREBO (NOR)

Groups

Group B
TeamsTeamsTeamsMPWDLGFGA+/-FPPPts
Switzerland
SUI
330073009
Mexico
MEX
320132006
Brazil
BRA
310234003
Japan
JPN
300359000

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