Australia v Japan, 14 February 1996

Score3-0 to Australia
RefereeSimon Micallef
CompetitionInternational Friendly
VenueBob Jane Stadium, Melbourne
Attendance4,947

3  Australia

Manager: Eddie Thomson

0  Japan

Manager: Shu Kamo

Goals:

Damian Mori 15 G
Joe Spiteri 70 G
Matthew Bingley 74 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Kazuya Maekawa
Defender Masami Ihara
Defender Norio Omura
Defender Kentoro Sawada
Defender Hideto Suzuki
Midfielder Tsuyoshi Kitazawa
Midfielder Hajime Moriyasu
Midfielder Hiroshi Nanami
Midfielder Motohiro Yamaguchi
Forward Kazuyoshi Miura (captain)
Forward Takuya Takagi

Substitutions:

Paul Trimboli for Warren Spink 30
Matthew Bingley for Paul Wade 67
Kevin Muscat for Damian Mori 73
Dominic Longo for Robbie Hooker 88

Substitutions:

Naoki Soma for Hideto Suzuki 46
Hiroshige Yanagimoto for Kentoro Sawada 46
Yasuto Honda for Hajime Moriyasu 65
Masayuki Okano for Hiroshi Nanami 75

Cards:

Cards:

Yasuto Honda Y
Masami Ihara Y
Hajime Moriyasu Y

On the bench:

Defender/Right back Kevin Muscat

On the bench:

Defender Naoki Soma
Midfielder Yasuto Honda
Forward Masayuki Okano