Japan v Croatia, 20 June 1998

Score1-0 to Croatia
RefereeRamish Ramdhan
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Finals group H
VenueStade de la Beaujoire, Nantes
Attendance39,000

0  Japan

Manager: Takeshi Okada

1  Croatia

Manager: Miroslav Blazevic

Goals:

Goals:

Davor Suker 78 G

Starting lineup:

Defender Yutaka Akita
Defender Masami Ihara (captain)
Defender Eisuke Nakanishi
Defender Akira Narahashi
Defender Naoki Soma
Midfielder Hidetoshi Nakata
Midfielder Hiroshi Nanami
Midfielder Motohiro Yamaguchi
Forward Shoji Jo

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Drazen Ladic
Defender Slaven Bilic
Defender Dario Simic
Defender Igor Stimac
Defender/Midfielder Robert Jarni
Midfielder Aljosa Asanovic
Midfielder Krunoslav Jurcic
Midfielder Robert Prosinecki
Midfielder Zvonimir Soldo
Midfielder Mario Stanic
Forward Davor Suker

Substitutions:

Masayuki Okano for Mashshi Nakayama 61
Hiroaki Morishima for Akira Narahashi 79
Wagner Lopes for Hiroshi Nanami 84

Substitutions:

Goran Vlaovic for Igor Stimac 46
Silvio Maric for Robert Prosinecki 67
Igor Tudor for Mario Stanic 88

Cards:

Hiroshi Nanami Y
Eisuke Nakanishi Y
Yutaka Akita Y

Cards:

Mario Stanic Y
Robert Prosinecki Y

On the bench:

Midfielder Hiroaki Morishima
Forward Wagner Lopes
Forward Masayuki Okano

On the bench:

Defender Igor Tudor
Forward Silvio Maric
Forward Goran Vlaovic