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  • Date: Sat 19 June 2010
  • Kick-off: 12:30
  • Venue: Moses Mabhida Stadium

Netherlands vs Japan


Team Lineups

Netherlands

1 Stekelenburg
2 Van Der Wiel
3 Heitinga
4 Mathijsen
5 Van Bronckhorst
7 Kuyt
6 Van Bommel
8 De Jong
23 Van der Vaart
10 Sneijder
9 van Persie
Substitutes
16 Vorm
11 Robben
12 Boulahrouz
13 Ooijer
14 De Zeeuw
15 Braafheid
17 Elia
18 Schaars
19 Babel
20 Afellay
21 Huntelaar
22 Boschker

Japan

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

Possession Stats

52%
48%

Form Guide -

Netherlands

D W W W W W L

Japan

D L W D


Live Text Commentary
91:24 +1.24
 

Dirk Kuyt is ruled offside. Yuichi Komano takes the direct free kick.

90:03 +0.03
 

Shot from inside the area by Shinji Okazaki clears the bar.

88:08
 

Inswinging corner taken by Ibrahim Afellay from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Marcus Tanaka.

87:46
 

Ibrahim Afellay takes a shot. Save by Eiji Kawashima.

86:50
 

The offside flag is raised against Eljero Elia. Robin van Persie goes off and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar comes on. Free kick taken by Eiji Kawashima.

85:28
 

Unfair challenge on Shunsuke Nakamura by Joris Mathijsen results in a free kick. Yasuhito Endo takes the free kick.

84:26
 

Ibrahim Afellay takes a shot. Save by Eiji Kawashima.

84:04
 

Nigel De Jong challenges Yuki Abe unfairly and gives away a free kick. Yuki Abe takes the free kick.

83:44
 

Eljero Elia challenges Yuto Nagatomo unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Yuto Nagatomo.

83:14
 

Keisuke Honda challenges Mark Van Bommel unfairly and gives away a free kick. Mark Van Bommel takes the free kick.

81:56
Substitution
 

Ibrahim Afellay is brought on as a substitute for Wesley Sneijder.

81:50
 

The ball is swung over by Keisuke Honda.

79:42
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Johnny Heitinga on Keisuke Honda. Keisuke Honda takes the direct free kick.

76:03
 

Shinji Okazaki replaces Makoto Hasebe. Keiji Tamada on for Yoshito Okubo.

74:28
 

The ball is swung over by Wesley Sneijder, Marcus Tanaka manages to make a clearance.

73:13
 

The referee blows for offside against Robin van Persie. Eiji Kawashima restarts play with the free kick.

71:27
 

Eljero Elia comes on in place of Rafael Van der Vaart.

71:17
 

Yuichi Komano produces a cross.

69:26
 

The ball is crossed by Yasuhito Endo, Robin van Persie manages to make a clearance. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Shunsuke Nakamura.

68:55
 

The ball is swung over by Yuichi Komano, Gregory Van Der Wiel makes a clearance. Dirk Kuyt decides to take the corner short.

67:50
 

Giovanni Van Bronckhorst crosses the ball.

66:51
 

A cross is delivered by Wesley Sneijder.

66:04
 

Foul by Yoshito Okubo on Robin van Persie, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed left-footed by Rafael Van der Vaart from right wing.

64:21
 

Shot from just outside the box by Yoshito Okubo misses to the right of the goal.

63:28
Substitution
 

Shunsuke Nakamura joins the action as a substitute, replacing Daisuke Matsui.

60:51
 

The ball is swung over by Keisuke Honda, clearance made by Gregory Van Der Wiel.

59:19
 

Rafael Van der Vaart gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Yuji Nakazawa. Free kick crossed by Yasuhito Endo, save by Maarten Stekelenburg.

57:05
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Johnny Heitinga on Keisuke Honda. Free kick taken by Yasuhito Endo. Yasuhito Endo takes a short corner, A cross is delivered by Daisuke Matsui, Joris Mathijsen manages to make a clearance. Corner taken right-footed by Yasuhito Endo from the left by-line, clearance made by Dirk Kuyt. Yasuhito Endo takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Mark Van Bommel makes a clearance.

56:23
 

Yoshito Okubo takes a shot from deep inside the box clearing the bar.

55:24
 

Yoshito Okubo takes a shot. Save by Maarten Stekelenburg.

52:33
Goal
 

Wesley Sneijder fires in a goal from just outside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Holland 1-0 Japan.Assist on the goal came from Robin van Persie.

51:39
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Wesley Sneijder, Marcus Tanaka manages to make a clearance. The ball is crossed by Mark Van Bommel, blocked by Yasuhito Endo.

49:50
 

Marcus Tanaka concedes a free kick for a foul on Robin van Persie. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Rafael Van der Vaart from right wing, Marcus Tanaka makes a clearance. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Wesley Sneijder played to the near post, Marcus Tanaka makes a clearance.

47:14
 

The ball is delivered by Giovanni Van Bronckhorst, Robin van Persie takes a shot. Save by Eiji Kawashima.

46:40
 

Rafael Van der Vaart produces a cross, clearance by Yuji Nakazawa.

45:14 +0.14
 

Shot from 25 yards by Rafael Van der Vaart. Save by Eiji Kawashima.

43:58
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gregory Van Der Wiel by Yoshito Okubo. Gregory Van Der Wiel takes the free kick.

43:47
 

Keisuke Honda is caught offside. Joris Mathijsen restarts play with the free kick.

40:06
 

Johnny Heitinga gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Yoshito Okubo. Strike comes in from Keisuke Honda from the free kick.

36:59
 

Daisuke Matsui produces a volleyed left-footed shot from 20 yards. Save made by Maarten Stekelenburg.

35:05
 

Gregory Van Der Wiel challenges Daisuke Matsui unfairly and gives away a free kick. Gregory Van Der Wiel is booked. The ball is crossed by Yasuhito Endo, Close range headed effort by Marcus Tanaka goes wide of the left-hand post.

34:21
 

Mark Van Bommel fouled by Keisuke Honda, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Wesley Sneijder.

31:48
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Joris Mathijsen on Keisuke Honda. A cross is delivered by Yasuhito Endo, Header from deep inside the area by Keisuke Honda goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

30:45
 

Foul by Yuichi Komano on Rafael Van der Vaart, free kick awarded. Giovanni Van Bronckhorst takes the direct free kick.

29:25
 

The ball is crossed by Rafael Van der Vaart, clearance made by Yuji Nakazawa.

28:33
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Yuji Nakazawa by Rafael Van der Vaart. Direct free kick taken by Yuji Nakazawa.

24:32
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Yuji Nakazawa by Robin van Persie. Marcus Tanaka takes the free kick.

23:59
 

The offside flag is raised against Yoshito Okubo. Free kick taken by Maarten Stekelenburg.

22:50
 

Wesley Sneijder concedes a free kick for a foul on Yuji Nakazawa. Yuji Nakazawa takes the direct free kick.

19:17
 

Robin van Persie challenges Marcus Tanaka unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Eiji Kawashima.

18:10
 

Gregory Van Der Wiel produces a cross, Yuto Nagatomo gets a block in.

17:49
 

The ball is delivered by Dirk Kuyt, Yuichi Komano manages to make a clearance.

17:29
 

The ball is swung over by Gregory Van Der Wiel.

13:01
 

Foul by Wesley Sneijder on Marcus Tanaka, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Eiji Kawashima.

12:21
 

Yuto Nagatomo concedes a free kick for a foul on Mark Van Bommel. Rafael Van der Vaart delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, clearance made by Marcus Tanaka.

11:01
 

Yuto Nagatomo has shot on goal from just outside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

9:35
 

A cross is delivered by Dirk Kuyt.

6:50
 

Foul by Daisuke Matsui on Robin van Persie, free kick awarded. Strike on goal comes in from Wesley Sneijder from the free kick.

5:46
 

Keisuke Honda challenges Mark Van Bommel unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Mark Van Bommel.

3:54
 

The ball is delivered by Robin van Persie, Yuto Nagatomo makes a clearance. Corner taken by Rafael Van der Vaart, clearance made by Marcus Tanaka.

1:48
 

Foul by Mark Van Bommel on Keisuke Honda, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Yuji Nakazawa.

:52
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Keisuke Honda on Rafael Van der Vaart. Rafael Van der Vaart restarts play with the free kick.

:15
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Yuki Abe by Rafael Van der Vaart. Yuto Nagatomo restarts play with the free kick.

Kick off
 

The game kicks-off.

Half time
 

The players leave the pitch at half time.

Full time
 

The match has reached full-time.