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Jun 18, 2019
Copa America 2019: Eduardo Vargas scores brace as Chile begin title defence with emphatic win over JapanEduardo Vargas scored twice as Chile launched the defence of their Copa America crown with an emphatic 4-0 defeat of Japan in Sao Paulo on Monday.Erick Pulgar had opened the scoring for Chile in the first half before Vargas doubled the 2015 and 2016 champions' advantage with a deflected second-half strike.
Feb 01, 2019
AFC Asian Cup 2019: Qatar's Almoez Ali, Bassam Al-Rawi, cleared of eligibility concerns hours before final against JapanThe decision to clear Ali and Al-Rawi, which follows a protest lodged by Asian Cup hosts the United Arab Emirates, was announced as Qatar prepared to take the field against Japan in Abu Dhabi
Jan 29, 2019
AFC Asian Cup 2019: Iranian politician calls for national team to be punished after clashing with Japan in semi-finalA prominent Iranian politician on Tuesday called for players in the Iran football team to be punished for clashing with their Japanese opponents after losing in the Asia Cup semi-finals
Jan 28, 2019
AFC Asian Cup 2019: Japan build on fortuitous penalty to eliminate favourites Iran and enter finalYuya Osako put Japan 1-0 up after half-time but it was his penalty shortly afterwards, awarded following a video review, that knocked the stuffing out of Iran
Jan 21, 2019
AFC Asian Cup 2019: Takehiro Tomiyasu's lone strike helps Japan beat Saudi Arabia in Round of 16 matchTakehiro Tomiyasu's lone strike sent Saudi Arabia crashing out of the Asian Cup as Japan beat the three-time champions 1-0 to reach the quarter-finals on Monday.
Jan 14, 2019
AFC Asian Cup 2019: Japan need to be 'more clinical' to challenge title favourites Iran, South Korea, says Maya YoshidaA new-look Japan were unimpressive when they beat Turkmenistan 3-2 in their opening fixture, but were missing two-goal hero Yuya Osako for the Oman clash.
Jan 13, 2019
AFC Asian Cup 2019: Japan narrowly beat Oman via controversial penalty; Qatar smash six past North KoreaJapan reached the knockout stages of last year's World Cup but they squeaked past Turkmenistan 3-2 in their opening Group F game and were poor against Oman, who almost equalised when Raed Saleh's acrobatic late volley flashed wide
Jan 09, 2019
AFC Asian Cup 2019: Yuya Osako nets brace as Japan survive early scare to beat Turkmenistan in opening fixtureJapan, kept out of the World Cup quarter-finals by Belgium, have now lost just one of their last 29 games at the Asian Cup, excluding penalty shootouts.
Jul 24, 2018
Poland appoint Jerzy Brzeczek as Poland coach after dismal campaign at FIFA World Cup 2018Poland have appointed former captain Jerzy Brzeczek as national team coach in an attempt to restructure the team and facilitate the development of young players.
Jul 06, 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018: Defender Gotoku Sakai becomes third Japanese player to retire after elimination from tournamentJapanese defender Gotoku Sakai has become the third player to retire after Japan's heart-breaking late defeat against Belgium eliminated them from the World Cup.