United Arab Emirates v Japan, 13 July 2007

Score3-1 to Japan
RefereeSatop Tongkhan
CompetitionAFC Asian Cup Group B
VenueMy Dinh National Stadium, Hanoi
Attendance5,000

Goals:

Saeed Alkas 66 G

Goals:

Naohiro Takahara 22 G
Naohiro Takahara 27 G
Shunsuke Nakamura penalty 42 P

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Majed Naser
Defender Humaid Fakher
Defender Yousef Jaber
Defender/Midfielder Haidar Alo Ali
Midfielder Essa Ali
Midfielder Abdulrahim Jumaa
Midfielder Hilal Saeed
Midfielder/Forward Ismail Matar
Forward Khalid Darwish

Starting lineup:

Defender Akira Kaji
Defender Yūichi Komano
Defender Yuji Nakazawa
Midfielder Yuki Abe
Midfielder Yasuhito Endo
Midfielder Kengo Nakamura
Midfielder Shunsuke Nakamura
Midfielder Keita Suzuki
Forward Seiichiro Maki

Substitutions:

Ahmed Al Mahri for Khalid Darwish 46
Saeed Alkas for Essa Ali 46
Mohamed Qassim for Mohamed Al Shehhi 56

Substitutions:

Naotake Hanyu for Naohiro Takahara 66
Koki Mizuno for Shunsuke Nakamura 71
Yasuyuki Konno for Keita Suzuki 77

Cards:

Essa Ali 34 Y
Majed Naser 46 Y
Haidar Alo Ali 52 Y
Yousef Jaber 53 R
Saeed Alkas 79 Y

Cards:

Shunsuke Nakamura 42 Y
Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi 83 Y

On the bench:

Defender Mohamed Qassim
Midfielder Ahmed Al Mahri
Forward Saeed Alkas

On the bench:

Midfielder Naotake Hanyu
Midfielder Yasuyuki Konno
Midfielder Koki Mizuno