Goals and highlights: Japan 5-1 Kyrgyzstan in AFC Asian Qualifiers
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9:45 AMa year ago

Japan 5-1 Kyrgyzstan Highlights

9:45 AMa year ago

Next matches

The matches of the third round have not been defined yet and for the time being there are no friendly matches scheduled for Japan or Kyrgyzstan. There are 12 matches left to complete this round in the Asian Qualifiers and they all take place on Tuesday (15).
8:49 AMa year ago

Japan thrashed, Kyrgyzstan loses second place in group

As Tajikistan beat Myanmar 4-0, they reached 13 points and took second place in group F. The victory extended Japan's lead at the top of the table with 24 points. This was the Samurai's eighth consecutive victory in the Qualifiers. Meanwhile, Kyrgyzstan continues with the same 10 points and dropped to the 3rd position.
8:33 AMa year ago


48' Match ended! Japan beats Kyrgyzstan 5-1
8:30 AMa year ago

Pavel Matyash!

47' Takuma Asano receives from Furuhashi and shoots with his right foot, but the goalkeeper saves it for a corner
8:26 AMa year ago

Extra time

45' Three minuted added
8:24 AMa year ago

Too high

43' Ryoya Ogawa crosses, Furuhashi heads over goal
8:22 AMa year ago

Substitution in Kyrgyzstan

42' Odiljon Abdurahmanov in place of Farkhat Musabekov
8:20 AMa year ago

Double substitution in Kyrgyzstan

35' Edgar Bernhardt and Eldar Moldozhunusov in, Alimardon Sukurov and Mirlan Murzaev out
8:19 AMa year ago


33' After a counterattack set up by the Samurai Blue, Furuhashi plays to Takuma Asanno inside the box and he finishes with his right foot to make the fifth goal!
8:16 AMa year ago

The flag went up

32' Ogawa throws to Takuma Asano, but he was offside
8:13 AMa year ago

Substitution in Japan

32' Sei Muroya in, Miki Yamane out
8:13 AMa year ago

Yellow card

31' Alimardon Sukurov, of Kyrgyzstan
8:11 AMa year ago


28' Sakamoto takes a corner kick, Sho Sasaki heads it firmly into the goalkeeper's left corner
8:05 AMa year ago

Pavel Matyash again!

27' Miki Yamane right footed shot from outside the area and the goalkeeper saved
8:03 AMa year ago

Substitution in Japan

24' Sho Sasaki in, Ado Onaiwu out
8:03 AMa year ago


20' Kawabe tests Pavel Matyash with a shot from outside the box, but the goalkeeper follows through and makes the save.
7:59 AMa year ago

Substitution in Japan

17' Kyogo Furuhashi e Kento Hashimoto in place of Genki Haraguchi e Hidemasa Morita
7:53 AMa year ago

Substitution in Kyrgyz Republic

17' Ernist Batyrkanov in, Tursunali Rustamov out.
7:50 AMa year ago


15' Balanced game, without any shots so far. Teams looking for space, Japan has more possession
7:43 AMa year ago

Samurai on fire

7' Japan goes forward and Musabekov takes the corner
7:40 AMa year ago


3' Second half begins with three fouls in the first three minutes
7:38 AMa year ago

Let's go

00' The second half is underway!
7:35 AMa year ago

1st Half Stats

Possession: Japan 78%, Kyrgyzstan 22%
Total shots: 14-2
Shots on target: 5-1
Total Passes: 355-103
Fouls: 10-6
Offsides: 0-1
Interceptions: 4-6
Saves: 0-2
7:27 AMa year ago


47' Referee Omar Al Yaquobi blows his last whistle in the first half
7:26 AMa year ago


47' Mirlan Murzaev uses his right foot and shoots into the goalkeeper's left corner
7:22 AMa year ago

Penalty for Kyrgyzstan

45' Kawabe fouls Mirlan Murzaev inside the box
7:20 AMa year ago

Injury time

45' Two minutes 
7:20 AMa year ago

Onaiwu again

44' Ryoya Ogawa serves Ado Onaiwu, who tries another shot from outside the area, but this time it is straight away.
7:18 AMa year ago


39' Sakamoto breaks into the box on the right, shoots left-footed and the goalkeeper saves
7:15 AMa year ago


36' Goalkeeper makes the long throw to Mirlan Murzaev, who was offside
7:13 AMa year ago


34' Following a cross from Ogawa, Ado Onaiwu diverts the ball with his head and places it in the left corner. Hat-trick!
7:10 AMa year ago

Watch out

33' Japan moves forward and Kozubaev takes a corner
7:09 AMa year ago


32' Ado Onaiwu receives from Hawabe and finishes with a left-footed shot to the left corner from Pavel Matyash
7:06 AMa year ago

Yellow card

28' Akmatov, from Kyrgyzstan
7:05 AMa year ago


28' Ado Onaiwu hits the goalkeeper's left corner with a right-footed shot
7:03 AMa year ago


27' Referee signals Aizar Akmatov's hand ball inside the area
7:02 AMa year ago

Pavel Matyash!

23' Almost there! Nakamoto shoots with his right foot and the goalkeeper saves
6:48 AMa year ago

Outside the box

15' Japan goes forward again with Ado Onaiwu, but he misses the ball and shoots away from the goal
6:45 AMa year ago

Not yet

12' Haraguchi plays to Ado Onaiwu, he shoots with his right foot but misses the target
6:42 AMa year ago

Japan on

10' Takuma Asano right footed shot from outside the box
6:38 AMa year ago

Ball possession

7' Japan: 61%, Kyrgyzstan: 39%
6:36 AMa year ago


3' Teams are studying each other, balanced game, Japan with more volume of game and has had two corners in favor, but has not finished yet
6:28 AMa year ago


00' First Half begins
6:25 AMa year ago

Samurai Blues backstage

6:24 AMa year ago

Last Match

Japan and Kyrgyzstan last met on November 14, 2019, Dolena Omurzakova, and on that occasion the Samurai won 2-0, with goals from Takumi Minamino and Genki Haraguchi, the latter being confirmed in the starting lineup 
6:21 AMa year ago

Takumi Minamino

A starter in the friendly against Serbia last Friday (14), the Liverpool striker left the national team immediately afterwards to resolve "club circumstances" according to the Japan Football Association (JFA) reported at the weekend.
6:03 AMa year ago

Kyrgyzstan: line-up

Kyrgyzstan starting XI: Matiash, Kozubaev Tamirlan, Akmatov Aizar, Aleksandr Mishchenko; Rustamov, Murzaev, Alykulov Gulzhigit, Zhrgalbek Kairat, Duishobekov Baktyiar, Musabekov Farrkhat, Shukurov AlimardonHead Coach: Aleksandr Krestinin.
5:58 AMa year ago

Japan: line-up

Japan Starting XI: Kawashima; Shoji, Ogawa, Nakatani, Yamane, Morita; Haraguchi, Sakamoto, Kawabe, Onaiwu, Asano. Head Coach: Hajime Moriyasu.
5:53 AMa year ago

Who will be the referee and his assistants?

Referee: Omar Al Yaquobi (OMA)
Assistant Referee 1: Taleb Al Marri (QAT)
Assistant Referee 1: Nasser Salim Abdullah Ambusaidi (OMA)
Fourth official: Abdulrahman Al Jassim (QAT)
5:48 AMa year ago

Group F

  1. Japan: 21 points (7 vitórias)
  2. Kyrgyzstan: 10 points (three wins, one tie, three losses)
  3. Tajikistan: 10 points (three wins, one tie, three losses)
  4. Mongolia: 6 points (two wins, six losses)
  5. Myanmar: 6 points (two wins, five losses)
5:43 AMa year ago


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5:38 AMa year ago

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5:33 AMa year ago

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5:28 AMa year ago

Kyrgyzstan: last line-up

Akmatov, Mischenko, Rustamov, Bernhardt, Duishobekov, Batyrkanov, Alykuov, Musabekov, Shujurov, Bokoleev, Murzaev. Coach: Aleksandr Krestinin.
5:23 AMa year ago

Japan: last line-up

Shuichi Gonda; Taniguchi, Muroya, Ueda e Nagatomo; Morita, Hashimoto, Furuhashi, Minamino e Junya Ito; Kamada. Coach: Hajime Moriyasu.
5:18 AMa year ago

Kyrgyzstan: team information

The team is in the top 100 in the FIFA ranking, in 99th place, and has two wins in 2021, both in the AFC Asian Qualifiers and last week, against Mongolia (1-0) and Myanmar (8-1).
5:13 AMa year ago

Japan: team information

After 2020 without playing, the Samurai Blue won the five games they played this year, three of which were qualifiers for the World Cup Qualifiers. Besides beating Mongolia (14-0), Myanmar (10-0) and Tajikistan (4-1), the Samurai Blue won friendly matches against South Korea (3-0) and Serbia (1-0).
5:08 AMa year ago

AFC Asian Qualifiers format

This is the second round of Asian qualifying for the 2022 World Cup and the 2023 Asian Cup. There are 40 countries divided into eight groups and only the leaders of each group and the four best runners-up will advance to the third round. Japan and Kyrgyzstan are in group F, as are Tajikistan, Mongolia, and Myanmar.
5:03 AMa year ago

The match will be played at the Panasonic Stadium Suita

The Japan vs Kyrgyzstan match will be played at the Panasonic Stadium Suita, in Osaka, Japan. The stadium has a capacity of 40,000 people. It is the home of Gamba Osaka, a club currently ranked 16th in the J-League and in 2016 and hosted four Club World Cup matches.
4:58 AMa year ago

Kick-off time Japan vs Kyrgyzstan Live

The Japan vs Kyrgyzstan match will be played at the Panasonic Stadium Suita, in Osaka, Japan. The kick-off is scheduled at 6:25 am ET.
4:53 AMa year ago

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