France v Japan, 20 June 2003

Score2-1 to France
CompetitionFIFA Confederations Cup Group A
VenueSt Etienne
Attendance33,070

Goals:

Robert Pires penalty 43 P
Sidney Govou 65 G

Goals:

Shunsuke Nakamura 59 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Fabien Barthez
Defender William Gallas
Defender Willy Sagnol
Defender Mikael Silvestre
Defender/Centre back Jean-Alain Boumsong
Midfielder Ousmane Dabo
Midfielder Olivier Dacourt
Midfielder Robert Pires (captain)
Midfielder Jerome Rothen
Forward Sidney Govou
Forward Steve Marlet

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Seigo Narazaki
Defender Keisuke Tsuboi
Defender Nobuhisa Yamada
Defender/Centre back Tsuneyasu Miyamoto
Midfielder Yasuhito Endo
Midfielder Junichi Inamoto
Midfielder Shunsuke Nakamura
Midfielder Hidetoshi Nakata (captain)
Forward Yoshito Okubo

Substitutions:

Benoît Pedretti for Olivier Dacourt 57
Sylvain Wiltord for 66
Thierry Henry for Steve Marlet 80

Substitutions:

Koji Nakata for Junichi Inamoto 73
Mitsuo Ogasawara for Shunsuke Nakamura 80

Cards:

Sidney Govou Y

Cards:

Yoshito Okubo Y
Junichi Inamoto Y

On the bench:

Midfielder Benoît Pedretti
Forward Thierry Henry
Forward Sylvain Wiltord

On the bench:

Defender/Right back Mitsuo Ogasawara
Defender Koji Nakata