World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Saudi Arabia and Japan qualify for the final stage

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FIFA World Cup 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018

JEDDAH, Sep. 5, 2017 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (Asian Qualifiers) : Saudi Arabia defeated Japan by a score of 1-0 (halftime: 0-0), in a World Cup qualifying game on Tuesday night at the King Abdullah International Stadium in Jeddah.

45 minutes of play and neither the Saudis nor the Japaneses have managed to pull ahead. 0-0 at half time. Everything was decided in the second period with a saving goal by Al-Muwallad in the 63rd minute.

Japan and Saudi Arabia both qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament.

Fixtures and Results : Third Round Group B

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Overview

Saudi Arabia at the World Cup

  • 4 appearances (first in 1994)
  • 11 participations in the qualifications (first in 1978)

Japan at the World Cup

  • 5 appearances (first in 1998)
  • 15 participations in the qualifications (first in 1954)
2018 World Cup Poster
Saudi Arabia
1:0
Japan
1:0 (0:0)
  • 5 September 2017
  • 20:30
  • Jeddah

Third Round Group B

TeamPts
Japan20
Saudi Arabia19
Australia19
United Arab Emirates13
Iraq11
Thailand2

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