Japan v Bulgaria, 03 June 2016

Score7-2 to Japan
RefereeBartosz Frankowski
CompetitionKirin Cup Semi-final
VenueToyota Stadium, Toyota
Attendance41,940
Kick Off: 19:40 Local (11:40 BST)

7  Japan

Manager: Vahid Halilhodžić

2  Bulgaria

Manager: Ivaylo Petev

Goals:

Shinji Okazaki 3 G
Shinji Kagawa 26 G
Shinji Kagawa 35 G
Maya Yoshida 38 G
Maya Yoshida 53 G
Takashi Usami 57 G
Takuma Asano penalty 87 P

Goals:

Mihail Aleksandrov 59 G
Ivaylo Chochev 82 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima
Defender Masato Morishige
Defender Yūto Nagatomo
Defender Hiroki Sakai
Defender Maya Yoshida
Midfielder Makoto Hasebe
Midfielder Shinji Kagawa
Midfielder Yosuke Kashiwagi
Forward Yū Kobayashi
Forward Shinji Okazaki

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Bozhidar Mitrev
Defender Zhivko Milanov
Defender Strahil Popov
Defender Georgi Terziev
Midfielder Ivaylo Chochev
Midfielder Svetoslav Dyakov
Midfielder Marcelinho
Midfielder/Forward Mihail Aleksandrov
Midfielder/Forward Ivelin Popov

Substitutions:

Takashi Usami for Shinji Kagawa 43
Mu Kanazaki for Shinji Okazaki 46
Takuma Asano for Yū Kobayashi 59
Genki Haraguchi for Hiroshi Kiyotake 70
Wataru Endo for Makoto Hasebe 76
Gen Shoji for Maya Yoshida 83

Substitutions:

Ivo Ivanov for Alexandar Aleksandrov 46
Georgi Milanov for Marcelinho 56
Stefan Velev for Ivelin Popov 58
Ventseslav Vasilev for Strahil Popov 62
Ventsislav Hristov for Dimitar Rangelov 72
Galin Ivanov for Mihail Aleksandrov 75

Cards:

Mu Kanazaki 62 Y

Cards:

Ivo Ivanov 74 Y
Georgi Terziev 88 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Shusaku Nishikawa
Defender Tomoaki Makino
Defender Yuichi Maruyama
Defender Gen Shoji
Defender/Midfielder Wataru Endo
Defender/Midfielder Gotoku Sakai
Midfielder Genki Haraguchi
Midfielder Keisuke Honda
Midfielder Mu Kanazaki
Midfielder Yuki Kobayashi
Midfielder Ryota Ohshima
Midfielder Takashi Usami
Forward Takuma Asano

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Plamen Iliev
Goalkeeper Blagoy Makendzhiev
Defender Ivo Ivanov
Midfielder Gerogi Bozhilov
Midfielder Galin Ivanov
Midfielder Georgi Milanov
Midfielder Simeon Slavchev
Midfielder Stefan Velev
Forward Spas Delev

Comments:

This fixture was a first win against Bulgaria for Japan