Category Archives: Japan

Paraguay 0-0 Japan (5-3 pens)

On the bright side, at least it finished. There was a point where it felt like these two could play all night and still not score. In the end Paraguay won on penalties, the width of a crossbar sending Takeshi … Continue reading

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Denmark 1-3 Japan

Anyone see this coming? Thought not. Japan were absolutely brilliant last night, thoroughly outclassing Denmark with a spirited team effort, some outstanding individual performances and two of the best goals of the tournament so far. Defying expectations they progress from … Continue reading

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Netherlands 1-0 Japan

The Netherlands put one foot in the second round with a win over a hard-working Japan side. This makes it two wins from two games for Bert Van Marwijk’s Holland, and they have not even been playing that well. That … Continue reading

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Japan 1-0 Cameroon

I am running out of ways to describe poor games of football, featuring teams defending quite well against other teams that fall over their knees in the final third. Because I am blaming Paul Le Guen for this, for choosing … Continue reading

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Japan v Cameroon – Live!

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