Japan v Iraq, 11 September 2012

Score1-0 to Japan
RefereeMalik Abdul Bashir
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Asia 4th round group B
VenueSaitama Stadium 2002, Saitama
Attendance60,593
Kick-off: 7.30pm local

1  Japan

Manager: Alberto Zaccheroni

0  Iraq

Manager: Zico

Goals:

Ryoichi Maeda 25 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima
Defender Yūichi Komano
Defender Yūto Nagatomo
Defender Maya Yoshida
Midfielder Yasuhito Endo
Midfielder Makoto Hasebe
Midfielder Keisuke Honda
Midfielder Masahiko Inoha
Forward Ryoichi Maeda
Forward Shinji Okazaki

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Noor Sabri
Defender Ali Bahjat
Defender Khaldoon Ibrahim
Defender Husam Kadhim
Defender Ahmad Khalaf
Defender Waleed Salim
Midfielder Muthanna Khalid
Midfielder Ahmed Yaseen
Midfielder/Forward Alaa Abdul Zahrah
Forward Hammadi Ahmed
Forward Amjad Radhi

Substitutions:

Hajime Hosogai for Hiroshi Kiyotake 89
Mike Havenaar for Ryoichi Maeda 90

Substitutions:

Younis Mahmoud for Amjad Radhi 64
Nashat Akram for Alaa Abdul Zahrah 75
Karrar Jassim for Ahmed Yaseen 78

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Shuichi Gonda
Goalkeeper Shusaku Nishikawa
Defender Daiki Iwamasa
Defender Tomoaki Makino
Defender Hiroki Mizumoto
Defender Hiroki Sakai
Midfielder Genki Haraguchi
Midfielder Hajime Hosogai
Midfielder Kengo Nakamura
Midfielder Hideto Takahashi
Forward Mike Havenaar

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Jalal Hassan
Goalkeeper Mohammed Kassid
Defender Samal Saeed
Defender/Midfielder Ali Erhaima
Midfielder Nashat Akram
Midfielder Abbas Hussein
Midfielder Karrar Jassim
Midfielder Qusay Muneer
Midfielder Osamah Rashid
Midfielder/Forward Husam Ibrahim
Forward Ali Abduljabbar
Forward Younis Mahmoud