Japan v Russia, 09 June 2002

Score1-0 to Japan
RefereeMarkus Merk
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Finals group H
VenueInternational Stadium, Yokohama
Attendance66,108
Kick-Off: 20:30 Local (12:30 BST) Assistant referees: Heiner Müller (Germany) Evzen Amler (Czech Republic) Fourth official: Ubaldo Aquino (Paraguay) Man of the Match: Junichi Inamoto (Japan)

1  Japan

Manager: Philippe Troussier

0  Russia

Manager: Oleg Romantsev

Goals:

Junichi Inamoto 51 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Seigo Narazaki
Defender/Right back Naoki Matsuda
Defender Koji Nakata
Defender/Centre back Tsuneyasu Miyamoto (captain)
Midfielder Junichi Inamoto
Midfielder Tomokazu Myojin
Midfielder Hidetoshi Nakata
Midfielder Shinji Ono
Midfielder Kazuyuki Toda
Forward Takayuki Suzuki

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Ruslan Nigmatullin
Defender Yuri Kovtun
Defender Youri Nikiforov
Defender Viktor Onopko (captain)
Defender Andrei Solomatin
Midfielder Marat Izmailov
Midfielder Valery Karpin
Midfielder Igor Semshov
Midfielder Alexei Smertin
Midfielder Yegor Titov
Forward Ruslan Pimenov

Substitutions:

Mashshi Nakayama for Takayuki Suzuki 72
Toshihiro Hattori for Shinji Ono 75
Takashi Fukunishi for Junichi Inamoto 85

Substitutions:

Dmitry Sychev for Yegor Titov 46
Dmitri Khokhlov for Marat Izmailov 52
Vladimir Beschastnykh for Alexei Smertin 57

Cards:

Tsuneyasu Miyamoto 15 Y
Koji Nakata 42 Y
Mashshi Nakayama 90 Y

Cards:

Ruslan Pimenov 13 Y
Andrei Solomatin 38 Y
Youri Nikiforov 60 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Hitoshi Sogahata
Defender/Right back Mitsuo Ogasawara
Defender Yutaka Akita
Defender Ryuzo Morioka
Midfielder Takashi Fukunishi
Midfielder Daisuke Ichikawa
Midfielder Hiroaki Morishima

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Stanisav Cherchesov
Goalkeeper Alexandre Filimonov
Defender Igor Chugainov
Defender Vyacheslav Dayev
Defender Dmitri Sennikov
Midfielder Dmitri Alenichev
Midfielder Dmitri Khokhlov
Midfielder Alexandr Mostovoi
Midfielder Sergei Semak
Forward Dmitry Sychev