FIFA World Cup Qualifying - AFC

Japan vs Syria 2026 World Cup Qualifying - AFC, Second Round

  • 13': Ayase Ueda
  • 19': Ritsu Doan
  • 21': Thaer Krouma (OG)
  • 73': Yuki Soma (P)
  • 85': Takumi Minamino
FT
5 - 0

Introduction

Japan are hosting Syria at Edion Peace Wing Hiroshima Stadium, Hiroshima, Japan, starting on . The match is a part of the FIFA World Cup Qualifying - AFC.

Match Commentary

  • 13': Goal! Japan 1, Syria 0. Ayase Ueda (Japan) header from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Keito Nakamura with a cross.
  • 19': Goal! Japan 2, Syria 0. Ritsu Doan (Japan) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Takefusa Kubo.
  • 21': Own Goal by Thaer Krouma, Syria. Japan 3, Syria 0.
  • 45': Substitution, Japan. Hiroki Ito replaces Keito Nakamura.
  • 45': Second Half begins Japan 3, Syria 0.
  • 62': Substitution, Syria. Ammar Ramadan replaces Elmar Abraham.
  • 62': Substitution, Japan. Yuki Soma replaces Takefusa Kubo.
  • 62': Substitution, Japan. Daichi Kamada replaces Wataru Endo.
  • 72': Abdul Rahman Weiss (Syria) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 73': Substitution, Japan. Takumu Kawamura replaces Ao Tanaka.
  • 73': Goal! Japan 4, Syria 0. Yuki Soma (Japan) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.
  • 76': Substitution, Japan. Kosei Tani replaces Keisuke Osako.
  • 78': Ezequiel Ham (Syria) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 79': Daichi Kamada (Japan) is shown the yellow card.
  • 85': Goal! Japan 5, Syria 0. Takumi Minamino (Japan) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Hiroki Ito.
  • 89': Substitution, Syria. Mohammad Anez replaces Ezequiel Ham.
  • 90'+4': Second Half ends, Japan 5, Syria 0.

Game Information

Competition: FIFA World Cup Qualifying - AFC

Venue: Edion Peace Wing Hiroshima Stadium
Location: Hiroshima, Japan
Attendance: 26,650

FIFA World Cup Qualifying - AFC Standings

POS TEAM GP GD PTS
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Statistics

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12 Fouls 16
2 Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 0
1 Offsides 1
1 Corner Kicks 3
8 Saves 0
33.1 Possession 66.9
7 SHOTS 21
0 ON GOAL 13
0.0 On Target % 0.6
0 Penalty Goals 1
0 Penalty Kicks Taken 1
207 Accurate Passes 554
299 Passes 619
0.7 Pass Completion % 0.9
1 Accurate Crosses 3
11 Crosses 11
0.1 Cross % 0.3
65 Long Balls 44
20 Accurate Long Balls 25
0.3 Long Balls % 0.6
1 Blocked Shots 1
9 Effective Tackles 13
11 Tackles 19
0.8 Tackle % 0.7
4 Interceptions 13
9 Effective Clearances 14
9 Clearances 14

Line-Ups

JPN Japan (3-4-2-1)

No. Name
12 Keisuke Osako (GK)
4 Kou Itakura
16 Koki Machida
22 Takehiro Tomiyasu
6 Wataru Endo
17 Ao Tanaka
13 Keito Nakamura
10 Ritsu Doan
9 Ayase Ueda
8 Takumi Minamino
20 Takefusa Kubo

SYR Syria (4-4-2)

No. Name
1 Esteban Glellel (GK)
15 Emiliano Amor
13 Thaer Krouma
3 Mouaiad Al Ajaan
2 Abdul Rahman Oues Yellow Card
4 Ezequiel Ham Yellow Card
14 Elmar Abraham
21 Ibrahim Hesar
8 Jalil Elías
9 Omar Al-Somah
20 Ariel Cervera

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