Japan v Senegal, 24 June 2018

Score2-2
RefereeGianluca Rocchi
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group H
VenueEkaterinburg Arena, Yekaterinburg
Attendance32,572
Kick-off: 8.00pm local Japan v Senegal was the 31st game to be played at the FIFA World Cup 2018 (Match no. 32) Refereeing team: Referee: Gianluca Rocchi (Italy) Assistant Referee 1: Elenito Di Liberatore (Italy) Assistant Referee 2: Mauro Tonolini (Italy) Fourth Official: Abdulrahman Al Jassim (Qatar) Reserve AR: Taleb Al Marri (Qatar) VAR: Massimiliano Irrati (Italy) Sadio Mané had now scored 15 goals for Senegal against 14 different nations. Japan became the first non-African nation that he had scored against. At 19 years and 263 days, Senegal's Moussa Wagué became the second teenager to score at this World Cup finals (also Kylian Mbappe of France). 32 year-old Keisuke Honda became the first Japan player to score at three World Cups finals (also 2010 and 2014). Keisuke Honda also became the leading all-time Asian goalscorer in World Cup finals history (four goals in nine games).

2  Japan

Manager: Hakira Nishino

2  Senegal

Manager: Aliou Cissé

Goals:

Takashi Inui 34 G
Keisuke Honda 78 G

Goals:

Sadio Mané 11 G
Moussa Wagué 71 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima
Defender Yuto Nagatomo
Defender Hiroki Sakai
Defender Gen Shoji
Defender Maya Yoshida
Midfielder Genki Haraguchi
Midfielder Makoto Hasebe (captain)
Midfielder Takashi Inui
Midfielder Shinji Kagawa
Midfielder Gaku Shibasaki
Forward Yuya Osako

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Khadim N'Diaye
Defender Youssouf Sabaly
Defender Moussa Wagué
Defender/Midfielder Alfred N'Diaye
Midfielder Idrissa Guèye
Midfielder Ismaïla Sarr
Midfielder/Forward Sadio Mané (captain)
Midfielder/Forward Badou N'Diaye
Forward M'Baye Niang

Substitutions:

Keisuke Honda for Shinji Kagawa 72
Shinji Okazaki for Genki Haraguchi 75
Takashi Usami for Takashi Inui 87

Substitutions:

Cheikhou Kouyaté for Alfred N'Diaye 65
Cheikh N'Doye for Badou N'Diaye 81
Mame Biram Diouf for M'Baye Niang 86

Cards:

Takashi Inui 68 Y
Makoto Hasebe 90 Y

Cards:

M'Baye Niang 59 Y
Youssouf Sabaly 90 Y
Cheikh N'Doye 90 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Kosuke Nakamura
Defender Wataru Endo
Defender Tomoaki Makino
Defender Naomichi Ueda
Defender/Midfielder Gotoku Sakai
Midfielder Keisuke Honda
Midfielder Ryota Ohshima
Midfielder Takashi Usami
Midfielder Hotaru Yamaguchi
Forward Yoshinori Mutō
Forward Shinji Okazaki

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Abdoulaye Diallo
Goalkeeper Alfred Gomis
Defender Lamine Gassama
Defender/Midfielder Cheikhou Kouyaté
Defender/Midfielder Kara Mbodji
Midfielder Adama Mbengue
Midfielder Cheikh N'Doye
Midfielder/Forward Moussa Konaté
Forward Keïta Baldé
Forward Diafra Sakho
Forward Moussa Sow