Asian Cup 2015 : Japan beats Iraq 1-0

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AFC Asian Cup 2015
AFC Asian Cup 2015

BRISBANE, Jan. 16, 2015 (AMP) — Australia 2015 : Japan defeated Iraq by a score of 1-0 (halftime: 1-0), in a Asian Cup group stage game on Friday night at the Brisbane Stadium in Brisbane.

The result put the Japanese top of Group D with 6 points. Iraq is third with 3 points. In their last game, Japan will meet second-placed Jordan at the Brisbane Stadium on January 20, while Iraq will face Palestine.

Fixtures and Results : Group D

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Overview

Iraq at the Asian Cup

  • 1 title (2007)
  • 8 appearances (first in 1972)
  • 8 participations in the qualifications (first in 1972)
  • Statistics: Champions (2007) Fourth Place (1976)

Japan at the Asian Cup

  • 4 titles (1992, 2000, 2004, 2011)
  • 8 appearances (first in 1988)
  • 10 participations in the qualifications (first in 1968)
  • Statistics: Champions (1992, 2000, 2004, 2011) Fourth Place (2007)
2015 Asian Cup Poster
Iraq
0:1
Japan
0:1 (0:1)
  • 16 January 2015
  • 19:00
  • Brisbane

Group D

TeamPts
Japan6
Jordan3
Iraq3
Palestine0

Matches

Asian Cup History

AFC Asian Cup History

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