Japan v Yemen, 20 January 2009

Score2-1 to Japan
Referee Tan Hai
CompetitionAFC Asian Cup
VenueKumamoto Sports Park
Attendance30,654

2  Japan

Manager: Takeshi Okada

1  Yemen

Manager: Sami Hasan Seleh Al-Nash

Goals:

Shinji Okazaki 7 G
Tatsuya Tanaka 66 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima
Defender Yūichi Komano
Defender Kazumicih Takagi
Defender Shuhei Terada
Defender Atsuto Uchida
Midfielder Takeshi Aoki
Midfielder Shinji Kagawa
Midfielder Kengo Nakamura
Forward Shinzo Koroki
Forward Shinji Okazaki
Forward Tatsuya Tanaka

Starting lineup:

Defender Zaher Al Fadhli
Defender Omar Al Sayed
Defender Ahmed Al Wadi
Midfielder Mohammed Al Ammari
Midfielder Akram Al Worafi
Midfielder Ali Mubarak
Midfielder Mohammed Salem
Midfielder/Forward Ala'a Al Sasi
Forward Ali Al Nono
Forward Yaser Ba Suhai

Substitutions:

Seiichiro Maki for Shinzo Koroki 60
Takashi Inui for Tatsuya Tanaka 79
Mu Kanazaki for Shinji Kagawa 88

Substitutions:

Al Aqel Basem for Ali Al Nono 67
Haitham Al Asbahi for Akram Al Worafi 73
Saleh Al Shehri for Ali Mubarak 84

Cards:

Yūichi Komano 67 Y

Cards:

Ali Mubarak 18 Y

On the bench:

Defender Hiroki Mizumoto
Midfielder Yuki Abe
Midfielder Takashi Inui
Midfielder Mu Kanazaki
Midfielder Hiroyuki Taniguchi
Forward Seiichiro Maki

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Muaadh Abdulkhaleq
Goalkeeper Saoud Al Sowadi
Goalkeeper Al Aqel Basem
Goalkeeper Abdullah Musa
Midfielder Saleh Al Shehri
Forward Tamer Hanash