Goals and Highlights: Saudi Arabia 1-0 Japan in 2022 World Cup
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Thank you VAVEL friends for joining us in this broadcast, Saudi Arabia wins and is the leader of Group B, waiting for what Australia does.

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Final Score

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Referee's whistle and it's game over!

Saudi Arabia 1-0 Japan


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Change Saudi Arabia:

Ali Al Bulaihi replaces Salman Al Faraj.

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Japan change:

Yuta Nakayama replaces Yuto Nagatomo.

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Time completed at King Abdullah Sports City. 4 minutes are added.
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Change Saudi Arabia:

Nasser Aldawsari replaces Abdulellah Al Malki.

Saud Abdulhamid replaces Fahad Al Muwallad.

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Japan change:

Ado Onaiwu replaces Daichi Kamada.

Hidemasa Morita replaces Gaku Shibasaki.

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Foul. Free kick for Japan in the attack zone.
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Takehiro Tomiyasu's shot that goes high up.
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Foul. Free kick for Japan in the attack zone.
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Corner kick for Japan.
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71' GOAL

GOAL Saudi Arabia

Firas Al Buraikan enters the area and shoots with his left foot to beat the goalkeeper. Saudi Arabia opens the scoring.

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Salman Al-Faraj's shot that goes over the goal.
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Change Saudi Arabia:

Sami Al Najei replaces Abdulrahman Ghareeb.

Firas Al Buraikan replaces Saleh Al Shehri.

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Change Japan:

Genki Haraguchi replaces Takuma Asano.

Kyogo Furuhashi replaces Takumi Minamino.

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Foul. Free kick for Japan in the attack zone.
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Foul. Free kick for Saudi Arabia on the right wing.
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Second half begins

Whistle the referee and here we are starting the second half!
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Ladies and gentlemen, finish the first half:

Saudi Arabia 0-0 Japan

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Completed time. 2 minutes are added.
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Foul. Free kick for Japan in the defensive zone.
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Corner kick for Japan.
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Foul. Free kick for Saudi Arabia in midfield.
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30 minutes now and the Goal does not reach King Abdullah Sports City.
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Goalkeeper save. Takumi Minamino's header saves the goalkeeper on the line.
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Foul. Free kick for Saudi Arabia in midfield.
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Very distant shot stopped by goalkeeper Mohammed Al-Owais.
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Foul. Free kick for Saudi Arabia.
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Foul. Free kick for Japan.
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Foul. Free kick for Japan.
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5 minutes now at King Abdullah Sports City. 0-0
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Fans who live the intensity of soccer!

Let's go guys!

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All Set

All ready ladies and gentlemen at King Abdullah Sports City Stadium for the kick-off of this match.

The players have finished warming up and are about to leave for the ceremony of the National Anthems.

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Road to Qatar 2022

Both teams will be looking to win tonight to seek the Leadership of Group B, where so far Australia has the first place.

Japan is a slight favorite due to the superiority of their players, but the spirit of Saudi Arabia, coupled with the advantage of playing at home, balances the game and increases their chances of success considerably.

Then we will see a very even duel at King Abdullah Sports City.

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Lineup Japan

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It will be a difficult game and both teams will look for the 3 points

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Lineup Saudi Arabia

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Japan News

As for Japan, midfielder Ao Tanaka has been called up to be part of the team for these World Cup qualifiers, after playing a very important role in the arrival of the Olympic team to the semifinals of Tokyo 2020.

Liverpool's Takumi Minamino is also returning to the national team, having missed a few games through injury, and will likely be one of the first names in the lineup that coach Hajime Moriyasu sends onto the field.

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Saudi Arabia News

Right-back Sultan Al-Ghanam has established himself as one of the most important members of the team, leaving Al-Breik on the bench and becoming a key player for the Green Falcons.

The French coach has recovered Abdulrahman Al-Aboud and gave Hussain Qassem his first call-up with the Saudi national team.

Tonight Abdullah Otayf, Salem Al-Dawsari and Mohammed Al-Breik will miss the game with the Saudi team due to injuries, while Abdullah Al-Hamdan and Ali Al-Asmari were ruled out by coach Renard for this call-up.

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Get Started

We started the coverage of this qualifying match heading to Qatar 2022.


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What time is Saudi Arabia vs Japan match for 2022 World Cup Qualifiers?

This is the start time of the game Saudi Arabia vs Japan on October 7th, 2021 in several countries:

Argentina: 2:00 PM

Bolivia: 1:00 PM

Brazil: 2:00 PM

Chile: 2:00 PM

Colombia: 12:00 PM

Ecuador: 12:00 PM

USA (ET): 1:00 PM

Spain: 7:00 PM

Mexico: 12:00 PM

Paraguay: 1:00 PM

Peru: 12:00 PM

Uruguay: 2:00 PM

Venezuela: 1:00 PM

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Latest games between Saudi Arabia vs Japan

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Key player of Japan

Takefusa Kubo has long been nicknamed "The Japanese Messi" as he remembers the Argentine star in his overflows and his way of driving the ball. He is a player with a lot of quality and a great vision of the game, he likes to attract rivals and get out of complicated situations, thanks to his great speed and skill in one-on-one. He possesses a powerful shot with his left leg.
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Key player of Saudi Arabia

Saleh Khaled Al-Shehri is a Saudi soccer player who currently plays for his country's Al-Hilal and the Saudi Arabian national team as a forward. He has two goals in the two games he has played in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers and he is expected to continue scoring for the Saudi Arabian national team.
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Probable lineups of Saudi Arabia vs Japan

Saudi Arabia:

Mohammed Al Owais

Sultan Al-Ghanam

Abdulelah Ali Al-Amri

Abdullah Madu

Y. Alshahrani

Abdulelah Al Malki

Mohammed Kanoo

Fahad Al-Muwallad

S. Alfaraj

S. Aldawsari

Saleh Al Shehri

Coach: Hervé Renard.



S. Gonda

S. Muroya

M. Yoshida

T. Tomiyasu

Y. Nagatomo

W. Endo

G. Shibasaki

J. Ito

K. Furuhashi

T. Kubo

Y. Osako

Coach: Hajime Moriyasu.

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Japan has to improve after a surprise defeat in the opening match

Japan has to start scoring points after the unexpected loss to Oman. The Blue Samurais wasted many opportunities and possession of the ball, until in the 88th minute a shot from Issam Al Sabhi cost them defeat.

In the next match they were able to bounce back with a 1-0 win over China, when Vissel Kobe forward Yuya Osako scored just before halftime.

It has been more than 27 years since Japan was out of a World Cup and it has been in all the finals since then. If they want to maintain that record and make their fans happy, they will have to score points here to reduce the pressure for a decisive match against Australia next week.

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Saudi Arabia seeks Group B leadership

Saudi Arabia are off to a perfect start to the final leg of the World Cup qualifier in Asia and are undefeated in second place in Group B, behind Australia.

The Green Falcons entered this third round with draws against Yemen and Palestine, the only imperfections in their record thus far. They started playing very well at home to Vietnam, rising from an initial one-goal deficit to clinch a 3-1 victory, after the visitors who were left with 10 men sent off, and followed with a close 1-0 victory. over Oman, who had obtained a surprise victory over Japan in the previous match. The only goal came just before the break, scored by striker Saleh Al-Shehri, who has scored two goals in two games.

Herve Renard's team arrives on a seven-game winning streak and will be determined to score points in the upcoming games against Japan and China to place themselves in a good position in Group B and match their achievement of four years ago: qualify for the World Cup.

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The match will be played at the King Abdullah Sports City

The Saudi Arabia vs Japan match will be played at the King Abdullah Sports City, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, with a capacity of 62,345 people.

It is named in honor of the Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdelaziz. It is mainly used for soccer practice and is used as the headquarters by the city clubs Al-Ittihad Jeddah and Al-Ahli Saudi FC of the Saudi Arabian First Division.

On January 16, 2019, the 2018 Italian Super Cup took place at the stadium between Juventus Turin and AC Milan, with the former winning 1-0.

From January 8 to 12, 2020, the 2019-20 Spanish Super Cup was played here, the first edition of the tournament to be played outside of Spain.

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