Japan v Jamaica, 26 June 1998

Score2-1 to Jamaica
RefereeGünther Benkö
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Finals group H
VenueStade De Gerland, Lyon
Attendance43,500

1  Japan

Manager: Takeshi Okada

2  Jamaica

Manager: Rene Simoes

Goals:

Mashshi Nakayama 74 G

Goals:

Theo Whitmore 39 G
Theo Whitmore 54 G

Starting lineup:

Defender Yutaka Akita
Defender Masami Ihara
Defender Akira Narahashi
Defender Norio Omura
Defender Naoki Soma
Midfielder Hidetoshi Nakata
Midfielder Hiroshi Nanami
Midfielder Motohiro Yamaguchi
Forward Shoji Jo

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Aaron Lawrence
Defender Ian Goodison
Defender Stephen Malcolm
Defender/Centre back Frank Sinclair
Defender/Forward Marcus Gayle
Midfielder Ricardo Gardner
Midfielder Fitzroy Simpson
Midfielder Theo Whitmore
Midfielder/Forward Paul Hall
Forward Onandi Lowe

Substitutions:

Takashi Hirano for Norio Omura 59
Wagner Lopes for Shoji Jo 59
Shinji Ono for Hiroshi Nanami 79

Substitutions:

Walter Boyd for Paul Hall 72
Deon Burton for Marcus Gayle 80
Robbie Earle for Fitzroy Simpson 90

Cards:

Motohiro Yamaguchi Y

Cards:

Stephen Malcolm Y
Christopher Dawes Y

On the bench:

Midfielder Takashi Hirano
Midfielder Shinji Ono
Forward Wagner Lopes

On the bench:

Midfielder Robbie Earle
Forward Walter Boyd
Forward Deon Burton