Posts Tagged ‘ japan ’

Japan 3-2 Qatar: Kagawa helps Japan into semis

January 21, 2011
Japan 3-2 Qatar: Kagawa helps Japan into semis

Japan were reduced to ten men, but came from behind to knock out the hosts in a superb game.
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Paraguay 0-0 Japan: neither side takes control

June 29, 2010
Paraguay 0-0 Japan: neither side takes control

Paraguay progress on penalties after neither side could score in a very poor 120 minutes of football.
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World Cup second round preview (part two)

June 28, 2010
World Cup second round preview (part two)

ZM’s tactical preview of the second half of the World Cup second round ties, being played on Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th of June.
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Japan 3-1 Denmark: two free-kicks settle the game

June 25, 2010
Japan 3-1 Denmark: two free-kicks settle the game

A straight play-off for the knockout rounds, with the draw favouring Japan. They didn’t need that safety net, and won the game convincingly.
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Holland 1-0 Japan: Little tactical excitement

June 19, 2010
Holland 1-0 Japan: Little tactical excitement

There have been a few low-key games at the World Cup so far, but this was one of the worst. Holland continue to disappoint with a lack of attacking flair, whilst Japan were content with a draw, and didn’t threaten until the 90th minute.
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