Uruguay vs Japan (2-2)

Koji Miyoshi scored doubly as guests Japan earned an exciting 2-2 draw against South American country at the Copa America amid additional volt-ampere contention in Port Alegre.

Miyoshi doubly gave Japan the lead within the cluster C clash however the Copa invitees were pegged back on each occasion by a Luis Suarez penalty and Jose Gimenez on Th.

After Miyoshi’s opener, South American country was awarded a dubious 32nd-minute spot-kick following a volt-ampere review, that fined Naomichi Ueda for AN innocuous decide to block the ball below negligible contact on Edinson Cavani.

Miyoshi rebuilt Japan’s advantage fourteen minutes into the last half however South American country – 4-0 winners on matchday one – secured a share of the spoils because of Gimenez’s 66th-minute header.

It was AN amusive contest from the point when Suarez’s audacious half-way line try virtually embarrassed Japan goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima.

Japan was spectacular and placed South American country on the rear foot as former Leicester town forward Shinji Okazaki side-footed naturally full, whereas Suarez went shut once more for the South Yankee aspect within quarter-hour.

Japan was routed 4-0 by cheat on regnant champions Chile within their opener however they stone-broke the impasse in the twenty-fifth minute once Miyoshi found the way through and scored from a decent angle.

However, South American country enraptured back on level terms seven minutes later when Cavani went down below negligible contact, and a volt-ampere check allowed Suarez to accelerate and convert the spot-kick.

Baffled by choice, Japan nearly went behind 9 minutes before the break however Cavani’s thunderous effort from outside the world flustered the crossbar.

Both groups had possibilities to maneuver ahead in AN end-to-end last half. However, it was Japan UN agency sensationally retook the lead because of Miyoshi approaching the hour mark

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Goals Uruguay 

32′ Uruguay L. Suarez (pen.)
66′ Uruguay J. Gimenez

Goals Japan

25′ Japan K. Miyoshi
59′ Japan K. Miyoshi

Uruguay Lineups

1 Fernando Muslera
22 Martín Cáceres
2 José Giménez
3 Diego Godín
17 Diego Laxalt
8 Nahitan Nández
14 Lucas Torreira
6 Rodrigo Bentancur
7 Nicolás Lodeiro
9 Luis Suárez
21 Edinson Cavani

Japan Lineups

1 Eiji Kawashima
19 Tomoki Iwata
5 Naomichi Ueda
16 Takehiro Tomiyasu
2 Daiki Sugioka
11 Koji Miyoshi
7 Gaku Shibasaki
4 Ko Itakura
10 Shoya Nakajima
18 Shinji Okazaki
20 Hiroki Abe


Uruguay – Japan Match Statistics



29 Shots Total 12
10 Shots on goal 3
10 Shots off goal 7
9 Shots blocked 2
18 Shots inside box 7
11 Shots outside box 5
14 Fouls 20
7 Corners 3
1 Offsides 1
1 Saves 8
58% Possession Time 42%
469 Passes Total 344
346 Accurate Passes 250
74% Accurate Passes% 73%
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