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Imperious Japan defeat Australia

ausvjpn_11Jul12The Westfield Matildas went down 3-nil to a Japan team in peak form in Tokyo tonight.

It was Japan’s farewell game prior to the London Olympic games and the 20,000 plus crowd very vocal in their support of their Olympians.


Japan    3 (Aya Miyama (pen) 26’, Yuki Ogimi 45’+1, Homare Sawa 59’)
Westfield Matildas     0

Wednesday, 11 July 2012
National Stadium, Tokyo

Westfield Matildas starting line-up: 1.Melissa Barbieri (gk) (c), 3.Ashley Brown (11.Brooke Spence 68’), 7.Caitlin Foord (2.Teigen Allen 76’), 8.Danielle Brogan, 10.Servet Uzunlar, 12. Kate Gill (15. Emily Gielnik 60’), 13.Thea Slatyer (5.Laura Alleway 46’), 16. Tameka Butt (9.Sarah Walsh 46’), 17.Kyah Simon, 19.Stephanie Catley, 23. Alanna Kennedy (4.Katrina Gorry 60’)

Substitutes not used: 18.Brianna Davey (gk)
Yellow cards: Nil
Red cards: Nil

Japan starting line-up: 1.Miho Fukumoto (gk) (18. Ayumi Kaihori 46’), 2. Yukari Kinga, 3. Azusa Iwashimizu, 4. Saki  Kumagai, 5. Aya Sameshima,  6. Mizuho Sakaguchi, 7. Kozue Ando (12. Kyoko Yano 46’), 8. Aya Miyama (c) (15. Megumi Takase 77’), 9. Nahomi Kawasumi, 10. Homare Sawa (14 Asuna Tanaka 59’), 17. Yuki Ogimi (13. Karina Maruyama 72’)

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Substitutes not used:
Yellow cards: Nil
Red cards: Nil

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