Japan v Italy, 15 August 2004

Score3-2 to Italy
CompetitionOlympics Group B
VenuePanthessaliko Stadium, Volos
Attendance9,487

2  Japan

3  Italy

Goals:

Yuki Abe 20 G
Daiki Takamatsu 91 G

Goals:

Daniele De Rossi 3 G
Alberto Gilardino 8 G
Alberto Gilardino 36 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Hitoshi Sogahata
Defender Yūichi Komano
Defender Teruyuki Moniwa
Defender/Midfielder Yuhei Tokunaga
Midfielder Yuki Abe
Midfielder Yasuyuki Konno
Midfielder Daisuke Matsui
Midfielder Shinji Ono (captain)
Forward Yoshito Okubo
Forward Daiki Takamatsu

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Ivan Pelizzoli
Defender Andrea Barzagli
Defender Daniele Bonera
Defender Matteo Ferrari
Defender Emiliano Moretti
Midfielder Daniele De Rossi
Midfielder Angelo Palombo
Midfielder Giampiero Pinzi
Midfielder Giuseppe Sculli
Forward Andrea Pirlo (captain)

Substitutions:

Daisuke Nasu for Yuhei Tokunaga 18
Tatsuya Tanaka for Yūichi Komano 46
Koji Morisaki for Daisuke Matsui 76

Substitutions:

Simone Del Nero for Giuseppe Sculli 54
Marco Donadel for Angelo Palombo 62
Giandomenico Mesto for Giampiero Pinzi 89

Cards:

Shinji Ono Y
Yoshito Okubo Y
Yasuyuki Konno Y

Cards:

Ivan Pelizzoli Y
Marco Donadel Y
Daniele De Rossi Y

On the bench:

Forward Tatsuya Tanaka

On the bench:

Midfielder Marco Donadel
Midfielder Giandomenico Mesto
Forward Simone Del Nero