SIDON, Oct. 17, 2000 (AMP) — Lebanon 2000 : Japan defeated Uzbekistan by a big score of 8-1 (halftime: 5-1), in a Asian Cup group stage game on Tuesday afternoon.
The result put the Japanese top of Group C with 6 points. Uzbekistan is third with one point. In their last game, Japan will meet Qatar on October 20, while Uzbekistan will face Saudi Arabia.
Fixtures and Results : Group C
Japan at the Asian Cup
- 1 title (1992)
- 4 appearances (first in 1988)
- 6 participations in the qualifications (first in 1968)
- Statistics: Champions (1992)
Uzbekistan at the Asian Cup
- 2 appearance (1996)
- 2 participations in the qualifications (first in 1996)
- 17 October 2000
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