World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Japan beats UAE 2-0

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AL-AIN, Mar. 23, 2017 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (Asian Qualifiers) : Japan defeated the United Arab Emirates by a score of 2-0 (halftime: 1-0), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Thursday night at the Hazza bin Zayed Stadium in Al-Ain.

Japan dominated the first half thanks to a goal scored by Kubo in the 14th minute. Leading 1-0 at the break, the Japaneses further widened their lead in the second period with a goal by Konno in the 52nd minute.

The result put the Japanese second in Group B with 13 points. UAE is fourth with 9 points. In their next game, Japan will meet Thailand at the Hazza bin Zayed Stadium on March 28, while the United Arab Emirates will face Australia.

Fixtures and Results : Third Round Group B

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Overview

United Arab Emirates at the World Cup

  • 1 appearances (1990)
  • 9 participations in the qualifications (first in 1986)

Japan at the World Cup

  • 5 appearances (first in 1998)
  • 15 participations in the qualifications (first in 1954)
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United Arab Emirates
0:2
Japan
0:2 (0:1)
  • 23 March 2017
  • 19:30
  • Al-Ain

Third Round Group B

TeamPts
Saudi Arabia13
Japan13
Australia10
United Arab Emirates9
Iraq4
Thailand1

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