COMPAS.com – Japan national team must be prepared to break their record against Canada in a friendly match or friendly matches approaching World Cup 2022 Qatar.
to fight Japan versus Canada in network friendly matches approaching world Cup 2022 Qatar took place in Al-Maktoum, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Thursday (17/11/2022) evening WIB.
Japan watched the friendly game with positive results. They are unbeaten in the last three international matches.
They were also able to start the friendly against Canada well.
Japan under coach Hajime Moriyasu managed to open the scoring after the match had only lasted nine minutes.
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Japan’s first goal was scored by winger 25 years of the Nagoya Grampus club, Yuki Soma
Yuki Soma’s goal was a promising start for the Blue Samurai team, nicknamed Japan national team.
However, the Canadian national team did not remain silent after conceding a goal in the opening minutes.
Canada continued to attack until they scored through Steven Vitoria in the 21st minute.
The 1-1 scoreline in the friendly game between Japan and Canada lasted a long time.
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Then Canada managed to score a spectacular goal thanks to Lucas Cavallini’s penalty at the time additional time the second half, precisely the minute 90 + 5.
A goal from Lucas Cavallini also secured victory for Canada. They won 2-1.
This is the first victory for Canada after swallowing a defeat and a draw in the two previous friendlies.
Meanwhile, Japan must be ready to crumble to Canada just before they take part in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
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Previously, Japan were unbeaten in their last three international matches against Ecuador (0-0), USA (2-0) and South Korea (3-0).
At the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, Japan joined Group E along with Germany, Costa Rica and Spain.
Japan will start the fight against Germany (23/11) before meeting Costa Rica (27/11) and Spain (2/12) in the last two matches of the group stage.
Meanwhile, Canada (Group F) will have a series of group stages against Belgium (24/11), Croatia (27/11) and Morocco (1/12).
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Results Friendly game Before the World Cup, Thursday (17/11/2022) evening WIB:
- Ghana 2-0 Switzerland (Mohammed Salisu 70′, Antoine Semenyo 74′)
- Japan 1-2 Canada (Yuki Soma 9’/Steven Vitoria 21′, Lucas Cavallini 90+5′-pen)
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