Japan scores a big win over El Salvador.
Japan defeated El Salvador 6-0 in a friendly match at Toyota Stadium in Aichi, Japan, at 7:10 p.m. on Sept. 15.
Japan started Mitoma, Ueda, Kubo, Hatate, Morita, Doan, Morishita, Taniguchi, Itakura, Sugawara, and Osako.
El Salvador countered with Enriquez, Hill, Reyes, Landaverde, Orellana, Perez, Roldan, Rodriguez, Sabaleta, Tamacas, and Gonzalez in the starting lineup.
Japan took an early lead. Kubo took a free kick in the penalty box in the first minute, and Taniguchi headed home his cross to rattle the net. Japan added a second soon after. It was a mistake by the El Salvador defense. Rodriguez misplaced a pass as Japan pressed forward, and as he tried to make up for it, he was fouled in the box, conceding a penalty kick. Ueda stepped up to take the spot kick and calmly converted. Rodriguez was sent off.
With the numerical advantage and momentum behind them, Japan drove a wedge. In the 25th minute, the El Salvador defense mishandled a cross and the ball fell to Kubo. Kubo immediately took a shot, which found the corner of the El Salvador goal 토토사이트.
Japan had a goal feast. In the 44th minute, Mitoma’s shot was saved by the goalkeeper, but the second ball was tapped in by Doan. The first half ended with Japan leading 4-0.
Japan dominated the second half. Japan added one more goal in the 15th minute of the second half when Nakamura scored off a pass from Kubo. It was 5-0, and El Salvador was unable to fight back. Japan didn’t stop attacking even with a five-point deficit. In the 28th minute, Furuhashi converted a cross from Soma. The game ended with a 6-0 victory for Japan.