World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Japan defeats Syria 3-0

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SEEB, Oct. 8, 2015 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (Asian Qualifiers) : Japan defeated Syria by a score of 3-0 (halftime: 0-0), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Thursday afternoon at the Seeb Stadium.

45 minutes of play and neither the Japaneses nor the Syrians have managed to pull ahead. 0-0 at half time. Everything was settled in the second period with goals by Honda ('55 on penalty), Okazaki ('70) and Usami ('88).

The result put the Japanese top of Group E with 10 points. Syria is second with 9 points. In their next game, Japan will meet third-placed Singapore at the Seeb Stadium on November 12, while Syria will face Afghanistan.

Fixtures and Results : Second Round Group E

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Overview

Syria at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 14 participations in the qualifications (first in 1950)

Japan at the World Cup

  • 5 appearances (first in 1998)
  • 15 participations in the qualifications (first in 1954)
2018 World Cup Poster
Syria
0:3
Japan
0:3 (0:0)
  • 8 October 2015
  • 17:00
  • Seeb

Second Round Group E

TeamPts
Japan10
Syria9
Singapore4
Afghanistan3
Cambodia0

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