Japan v Yemen, 16 August 2006

Score2-0 to Japan
RefereeLee
CompetitionAFC Asian Cup Group A
VenueNiigata Stadium
Attendance40,913

2  Japan

Manager: Ivan Osim

0  Yemen

Manager: Saleh Al-Hajj

Goals:

Yuki Abe 70 G
Hisato Sato 90 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi (captain)
Defender Akira Kaji
Defender Yūichi Komano
Defender Keisuke Tsuboi
Midfielder Yuki Abe
Midfielder Yasuhito Endo
Midfielder Keita Suzuki
Forward Seiichiro Maki
Forward Tatsuya Tanaka

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Salem Awadh
Defender Wasim Al Qor
Defender Ahmed Al Wadi
Defender Abdulrahman Saeed (captain)
Midfielder Ali Al Omqi
Midfielder Mohammed Al Wah
Midfielder Akram Al Worafi
Midfielder Mohanad Munassar
Midfielder Mohammed Salem
Forward Ali Al Nono

Substitutions:

Naotake Hanyu for Yūichi Komano 46
Yuto Sato for Yasuhito Endo 71
Hisato Sato for Tatsuya Tanaka 89

Substitutions:

Mohammed Al Mang for Fekri Al Hubaishi 62
Radwan Yahya for Ali Al Omqi 76
Saleh Al Shehri for Akram Al Worafi 81

Cards:

Cards:

Fekri Al Hubaishi 20 Y
Wasim Al Qor 57 Y
Salem Awadh 58 Y
Abdulrahman Saeed 73 Y
Mohammed Salem 91 Y

On the bench:

Midfielder Naotake Hanyu
Midfielder Yuto Sato
Forward Hisato Sato

On the bench:

Midfielder Saleh Al Shehri
Midfielder Radwan Yahya