Iran v Japan, 25 March 2005

Score2-1 to Iran
CompetitionFIFA World Cup World Cup - AFC 3rd Round
VenueAzadi Stadium, Tehran
Attendance110,000

2  Iran

1  Japan

Goals:

Vahid Hashemian 13 G
Vahid Hashemian 66 G

Goals:

Takashi Fukunishi 33 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Ebrahim Mirzapour
Defender Mohamad Nosrati
Defender Rahman Rezaei
Midfielder Hossein Kaebi
Midfielder Ali Karimi
Midfielder Javad Nekounam
Midfielder Fereydoon Zandi
Forward Ali Daei
Forward Vahid Hashemian

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Seigo Narazaki
Defender Akira Kaji
Defender Yuji Nakazawa
Defender/Centre back Tsuneyasu Miyamoto
Midfielder Takashi Fukunishi
Midfielder Shunsuke Nakamura
Midfielder Hidetoshi Nakata
Midfielder Shinji Ono
Forward Keiji Tamada

Substitutions:

Moharam Navidkia for Ali Daei 43
Sayyed Mohammad Alavi for 65
Ali Reza Vahedi Nikbakht for 78

Substitutions:

Atsushi Yanagisawa for Keiji Tamada 62
Mitsuo Ogasawara for Shinji Ono 79
Masashi Oguro for Naohiro Takahara 82

Cards:

Javad Nekounam Y
Ali Karimi Y
Mehdi Mahdavikia Y

Cards:

Shinji Ono Y
Takashi Fukunishi Y

On the bench:

Midfielder Moharam Navidkia

On the bench:

Defender/Right back Mitsuo Ogasawara
Forward Masashi Oguro