Bahrain v Japan, 26 March 2008

Score1-0 to Bahrain
RefereeMark Alexander Shield
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Asia 3rd round group 2
VenueBahrain National Stadium, East Riffa
Attendance26,000

1  Bahrain

Manager: Okada Takeshi

0  Japan

Manager: Takeshi Okada

Goals:

A'ala Ahmed Hubeil 78 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Sayed Jaffer
Defender Sayed Adnan
Defender Salman Ali Isa
Defender Abdulla Marzooq
Midfielder Abdulla Baba Fatadi
Midfielder Abdullah Omar
Midfielder Mohamed Salmeen
Midfielder Mohmood Jalal Sayed

Starting lineup:

Defender Yuichi Komano
Defender Yuji Nakazawa
Midfielder Yuki Abe
Midfielder Yasuyuki Konno
Midfielder Kengo Nakamura
Midfielder Keita Suzuki
Midfielder Koji Yamase
Midfielder Michihiro Yasuda
Forward Seiichiro Maki
Forward Yoshito Okubo

Substitutions:

Hamed Rakea Al Anezi for Mohamed Salmeen 77
Fouzi Aaish for Salman Ali Isa 80
Abdulla Adnan Al Dakeel for Ismail Abdullatif 86

Substitutions:

Yasuhito Endo for Koji Yamase 55
Satoru Yamagishi for Michihiro Yasuda 71
Keiji Tamada for Yuki Abe 81

Cards:

Abdulla Baba Fatadi 11 Y
Mohmood Jalal Sayed 41 Y
Hamed Rakea Al Anezi 81 Y

Cards:

Yuki Abe 58 Y

On the bench:

Defender Rashed Al Allan
Midfielder Fouzi Aaish

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Seigo Narazaki
Defender Hiroki Mizumoto
Midfielder Yasuhito Endo
Midfielder Naotake Hanyu
Midfielder Satoru Yamagishi
Forward Keiji Tamada
Forward Yuzo Tashiro