• Date: Thu 24 June 2010
  • Kick-off: 19:30
  • Venue: Royal Bafokeng Stadium

Denmark vs Japan


Team Lineups

Denmark

1 Sorensen
6 Jacobsen
4 Agger
13 Kroldrup
15 Poulsen
10 Jorgensen
2 Poulsen
12 Kahlenberg
9 Tomasson80"
19 Rommedahl
11 Bendtner
Substitutes
16 Andersen
5 Kvist
7 Jensen
8 Gronkjaer
14 Poulsen
17 Beckmann
18 Larsen
20 Enevoldsen
21 Eriksen
23 Mtiliga
22 Christiansen

Japan

21 Kawashima
3 Komano
22 Nakazawa
4 Tanaka
5 Nagatomo
17 Hasebe
8 Matsui
2 Abe
7 Endo29"
16 Okubo
18 Honda16"
Substitutes
1 Narazaki
6 Uchida
9 Okazaki86"
10 Nakamura
11 Tamada
12 Yano
13 Iwamasa
14 Nakamura
15 Konno
19 Morimoto
20 Inamoto
23 Kawaguchi

Possession Stats

43%
57%

Form Guide -

Denmark

D W L

Japan

D L W D


Live Text Commentary
93:58 +3.58
 

Keisuke Honda produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the bar.

93:32 +3.32
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Keisuke Honda by Lars Jacobsen. Keisuke Honda takes the free kick.

93:15 +3.15
 

Unfair challenge on Junichi Inamoto by Lars Jacobsen results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Junichi Inamoto.

91:51 +1.51
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Soren Larsen on Marcus Tanaka. Direct free kick taken by Eiji Kawashima.

91:40 +1.4
 

Corner from right by-line taken by Jakob Poulsen.

91:22 +1.22
 

Inswinging corner taken by Jakob Poulsen from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance by Makoto Hasebe.

91:00 +1
 

Shot from 12 yards by Daniel Agger. Yuki Abe gets a block in.

90:16 +0.16
 

Yasuhito Endo goes off and Junichi Inamoto comes on.

89:50
 

Soren Larsen gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Yuji Nakazawa. Eiji Kawashima restarts play with the free kick.

88:25
 

Yoshito Okubo leaves the field to be replaced by Yasuyuki Konno.

88:08
 

Soren Larsen produces a header from inside the area that goes over the crossbar.

86:57
Goal
 

Shinji Okazaki scores a goal from close in low into the middle of the goal. Denmark 1-3 Japan.Assist by Keisuke Honda.

83:52
 

Unfair challenge on Marcus Tanaka by Soren Larsen results in a free kick. Marcus Tanaka takes the free kick.

82:56
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Keisuke Honda from the right by-line, Christian Eriksen manages to make a clearance.

79:36
Goal
 

Makoto Hasebe gives away a Penalty for an unfair challenge on Daniel Agger. Penalty taken by Jon Dahl Tomasson is saved by Eiji Kawashima. Denmark 0-2 Japan.A goal is scored by Jon Dahl Tomasson from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Denmark 1-2 Japan.

79:20
 

Keisuke Honda is ruled offside. Thomas Sorensen takes the free kick.

78:51
 

Soren Larsen has an effort at goal from 25 yards.

76:38
 

Christian Poulsen challenges Keisuke Honda unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Yuki Abe.

76:07
 

The official flags Keisuke Honda offside. Daniel Agger takes the free kick.

75:59
 

Soren Larsen gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marcus Tanaka. Eiji Kawashima restarts play with the free kick.

75:28
Substitution
 

Shinji Okazaki is brought on as a substitute for Daisuke Matsui.

72:50
 

Yasuhito Endo takes a shot. Thomas Sorensen makes a comfortable save.

69:38
 

Jakob Poulsen takes a shot. Blocked by Yuichi Komano.

69:01
 

Keisuke Honda is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Thomas Sorensen.

67:36
 

Effort on goal by Christian Eriksen from outside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

65:33
 

Nicklas Bendtner challenges Yuji Nakazawa unfairly and gives away a free kick. Booking for Nicklas Bendtner. Eiji Kawashima takes the direct free kick.

64:22
 

Nicklas Bendtner gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Yuji Nakazawa. Free kick taken by Eiji Kawashima.

62:39
 

Thomas Kahlenberg goes off and Christian Eriksen comes on.

59:04
 

Nicklas Bendtner fouled by Makoto Hasebe, the ref awards a free kick. Daniel Agger produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick, save by Eiji Kawashima.

58:25
 

Jakob Poulsen takes a shot. Save by Thomas Sorensen.

57:13
 

The referee blows for offside against Yasuhito Endo. Thomas Sorensen restarts play with the free kick.

56:28
 

Centre by Yuichi Komano.

55:39
 

Per Kroldrup leaves the field to be replaced by Soren Larsen.

54:35
 

Unfair challenge on Keisuke Honda by Daniel Agger results in a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Yasuhito Endo, clearance by Simon Poulsen.

53:55
 

Effort from just outside the area by Yuto Nagatomo goes over the bar.

52:17
 

Corner taken by Thomas Kahlenberg from the right by-line.

50:32
 

The ball is swung over by Dennis Rommedahl, Shot by Thomas Kahlenberg from deep inside the penalty area misses wide to the left of the target.

48:37
 

Unfair challenge on Thomas Kahlenberg by Yuichi Komano results in a free kick. Strike on goal comes in from Nicklas Bendtner from the free kick.

46:41 +1.41
 

Yuichi Komano is caught offside. Thomas Sorensen takes the indirect free kick.

46:32 +1.32
 

Daisuke Matsui delivers the ball, Daniel Agger gets a block in.

47:07
Yellow card
 

Christian Poulsen concedes a free kick for a foul on Keisuke Honda. Christian Poulsen is given a yellow card. Yasuhito Endo has an effort direct from the free kick, save by Thomas Sorensen.

46:21
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Thomas Kahlenberg from the left by-line to the near post, free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Keisuke Honda by Christian Poulsen. Direct free kick taken by Eiji Kawashima.

45:10 +0.1
 

Christian Poulsen challenges Makoto Hasebe unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Eiji Kawashima.

43:33
 

Yuichi Komano takes a shot. Save by Thomas Sorensen. Yasuhito Endo takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post.

42:09
 

Keisuke Honda gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Daniel Agger. Direct free kick taken by Christian Poulsen. Christian Poulsen takes a shot. Save by Eiji Kawashima.

41:13
 

The ball is swung over by Daisuke Matsui, Yoshito Okubo takes a shot from 12 yards. Daniel Agger gets a block in.

40:00
 

Christian Poulsen challenges Daisuke Matsui unfairly and gives away a free kick. Keisuke Honda delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, clearance made by Thomas Kahlenberg.

38:58
 

The ball is swung over by Simon Poulsen.

36:18
 

Yoshito Okubo concedes a free kick for a foul on Lars Jacobsen. Christian Poulsen takes the direct free kick.

33:29
 

Jakob Poulsen replaces Martin Jorgensen.

33:19
 

The referee blows for offside. Eiji Kawashima restarts play with the free kick.

32:37
 

Thomas Kahlenberg takes a shot. Blocked by Marcus Tanaka.

31:54
 

Daisuke Matsui takes a shot. Blocked by Per Kroldrup.

31:03
 

A cross is delivered by Keisuke Honda, clearance made by Christian Poulsen.

28:34
Goal
 

Yoshito Okubo fouled by Per Kroldrup, the ref awards a free kick. Per Kroldrup shown a yellow card. Keisuke Honda takes the direct free kick, A fantastic goal is scored by Yasuhito Endo from outside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Denmark 0-2 Japan.

26:17
 

Makoto Hasebe challenges Christian Poulsen unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Daniel Agger.

25:13
 

Yuto Nagatomo is cautioned by the ref for time wasting.

22:53
 

Dennis Rommedahl challenges Yoshito Okubo unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Marcus Tanaka.

22:22
 

Lars Jacobsen produces a cross, free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Eiji Kawashima by Daniel Agger. Eiji Kawashima takes the direct free kick.

22:10
 

Outswinging corner taken by Thomas Kahlenberg, Marcus Tanaka manages to make a clearance.

21:41
 

The ball is swung over by Christian Poulsen, Jon Dahl Tomasson takes a shot. Eiji Kawashima makes a save.

20:25
 

Outswinging corner taken by Thomas Kahlenberg from the right by-line, Yuji Nakazawa makes a clearance.

18:04
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Daisuke Matsui by Thomas Kahlenberg. Yuji Nakazawa restarts play with the free kick.

16:01
Goal
 

Christian Poulsen challenges Daisuke Matsui unfairly and gives away a free kick. Keisuke Honda hits the back of the net with a direct shot from the free kick. Denmark 0-1 Japan.

13:39
 

Effort on goal by Jon Dahl Tomasson from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

12:42
 

Effort on goal by Makoto Hasebe from inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

12:09
 

Yoshito Okubo sends in a cross, Daisuke Matsui takes a shot from 12 yards. Save made by Thomas Sorensen.

10:48
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Keisuke Honda by Daniel Agger. Yasuhito Endo receives a caution. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Yasuhito Endo, Per Kroldrup makes a clearance.

6:33
 

Outswinging corner taken by Thomas Kahlenberg, Per Kroldrup gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Yuji Nakazawa. Eiji Kawashima restarts play with the free kick.

5:55
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Dennis Rommedahl by Marcus Tanaka. Lars Jacobsen takes the free kick.

2:28
 

Simon Poulsen takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the bar.

1:58
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lars Jacobsen by Yoshito Okubo. Free kick taken by Per Kroldrup.

1:12
 

Foul by Thomas Kahlenberg on Yoshito Okubo, free kick awarded. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Yasuhito Endo from right wing, Daniel Agger makes a clearance.

Kick off
 

The referee gets the match started.

Half time
 

The half-time whistle blows.

Full time
 

The final whistle is blown by the referee.