Japan News and Features
Juan Antonio Pizzi Takehiro Tomiyasu scored after 20 minutes against Saudi Arabia and his goal clinched Japan's place in the Asian Cup quarter-finals.
Hirofumi Moriyasu Defeat to Qatar last time out means few are giving Saudi Arabia much chance against Japan - motivation for boss Juan Antonio Pizzi.
Tsukasa Shiotani Tsukasa Shiotani scored a wonderful long-range goal as Japan beat Uzbekistan 2-1 to seal top spot in Asian Cup Group F.
Australia are a potential opponent for Uzbekistan and Japan in the last 16, but Hector Cuper is focused only on topping Asian Cup Group F.
Genki Haraguchi Genki Haraguchi's controversial penalty was enough to give Japan a 1-0 win over Oman at the Asian Cup on Sunday.
Yuya Osako Japan were made to work by Turkmenistan in their Asian Cup opener, and Hajime Moriyasu expects another tricky test against Oman.
Yuya Osako Japan were grateful to Yuya Osako after his brace turned the tide and denied Turkmenistan the latest upset win at the Asian Cup.
Hajime Moriyasu goes into his first tournament as Japan's head coach confident about their chances in the 2019 Asian Cup.
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