Australia v Japan, 10 February 1996

Score4-1 to Japan
RefereeBret Hugo
CompetitionInternational Friendly
VenueBrandon Park, Woolagong
Attendance8,396

1  Australia

Manager: Eddie Thomson

4  Japan

Manager: Shu Kamo

Goals:

Francis Awaritefe 87 G

Goals:

Motohiro Yamaguchi 35 G
Takuya Takagi 62 G
Takuya Takagi 86 G
Hajime Moriyasu 90 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Kazuya Maekawa
Defender Masami Ihara (captain)
Defender Norio Omura
Defender Naoki Soma
Midfielder Tsuyoshi Kitazawa
Midfielder Hajime Moriyasu
Midfielder Hiroshi Nanami
Midfielder Motohiro Yamaguchi
Forward Masayuki Okano
Forward Takuya Takagi

Substitutions:

Francis Awaritefe for John Markovski 46
Jason Polak for Milan Ivanovic 70
Goran Lozanovski for Paul Trimboli 70

Substitutions:

Yasuto Honda for Motohiro Yamaguchi 46
Tadashi Nakamura for Kentoro Sawada 46
Kentoro Sawada for Norio Omura 65
Hiroaki Morishima for Tsuyoshi Kitazawa 74

Cards:

Goran Lozanovski Y
Matthew Bingley Y
John Markovski Y
Milan Blagojevic 47 R

Cards:

Motohiro Yamaguchi Y
Masami Ihara Y
Masayuki Okano Y

On the bench:

Defender Tadashi Nakamura
Defender Kentoro Sawada
Midfielder Yasuto Honda
Midfielder Hiroaki Morishima