Japan

form

All
CHN 0 - 1 JPN
W
JPN 0 - 1 OMA
L
JPN 5 - 1 KGZ
W
JPN 1 - 0 SRB
W
JPN 4 - 1 TJK
W
JPN 10 - 0 MYA
W
MNG 0 - 14 JPN
W
Qatar

form

All
LUX 1 - 1 QAT
D
QAT 1 - 3 POR
L
QAT 0 - 4 SRB
L
QAT 0 - 1 USA
L
QAT 3 - 2 SLV
W
HON 0 - 2 QAT
W
GRN 0 - 4 QAT
W
QAT 3 - 3 PAN
D
SLV 0 - 1 QAT
W
CRO 1 - 3 QAT
W
Head to Head
5 Matches (2 Draws)
2 Total wins 1
1 Home wins 0
1 Away wins 1
Last 5 Matches
2 Wins
2 Draw
1 Wins
JPN 1 - 3 QAT
JPN 3 - 2 QAT
JPN 1 - 1 QAT
QAT 0 - 3 JPN
JPN 1 - 1 QAT
9 Goals Scored 7
Games Over 2.5 Goals 3 / 5
Both Teams Scored 4 / 5
Team Comparison
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  • Distribution
  • Discipline
Player Comparison

Match Facts

  1. This will be the fifth Asian Cup meeting between Japan and Qatar – Japan losing the first encounter in 1988 but have remained undefeated in the following three contests (W1 D2).
  2. Japan and Qatar’s only Asian Cup knockout stage clash came in 2011 – Japan twice coming from behind to win the tie 3-2 thanks to 89th minute winner from Masahiko Inoha.
  3. Japan are making their fifth final appearance (only Saudi Arabia have made the final on more occasions, 6), winning each of the previous four.
  4. Qatar are the 10th different nation to appear in an Asian Cup final – four of the previous nine sides making their first appearance in the final went onto win.
  5. Qatar have scored 16 goals and conceded none in their six games at the 2019 Asian Cup; currently the best-ever goal difference at a single Asian Cup tournament by a team.
  6. Japan have scored in all 16 Asian Cup games they’ve participated in since the start of the 2011 tournament, netting a total of 33 goals (avg. 2.1 goals per game).
  7. Qatar have as many wins in the 2019 Asian Cup (6) as they had in their previous nine tournaments combined (6 wins in 32 games). In fact, Qatar have kept more clean sheets in this tournament (6) than their previous 32 Asian Cup games combined (5).
  8. Japan have kept clean sheets in eight of their last 11 Asian Cup matches, including each of their last three in the competition.
  9. Qatar’s Almoez Ali has scored eight goals from nine shots on target at the 2019 Asian Cup, he has equalled the record for most goals in a single tournament (level with Ali Daei who also scored eight for Iran in the 1996 edition).
  10. Yuya Osako has scored with each of his last six shots on target for the Japanese national team.
  11. Qatar’s Akram Hassan Afif has eight assists (four more than any other player) and created 20 goal-scoring chances (six more than any other player) at the 2019 Asian Cup.
  12. Japan’s Takumi Minamino has provided three assists from the five chances he has created for his teammates at the 2019 Asian Cup – two more assists than any other Japanese player.
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