The Japanese soccer team, which is competing for the title with Korea at the Qatar Asian Cup, has won 10 consecutive A-matches. It had a landslide victory over Jordan, which is competing with Korea in the group league, by five goals.
Japan, led by head coach Moriyasu Hajime, won 6-1 in a closed-door warm-up match against Jordan, which ended at Al-Ersal Stadium in Doha, Qatar on the 10th. Japan, which had a 5-0 ㅣ against Thailand in Tokyo on the 1st, headed for the Asian Cup finals with another multi-score victory.
Among 26 players who will participate in the Asian Cup, 20 are European-based players, ranking first in Asia at 17th in the FIFA rankings. Iran 21st and Korea 23rd are ranking second to third. Notably, European-based players have been active in their teams, and are considered strong candidates for the upcoming event.
Japan scored four goals in the first half alone, starting with Itagura Go Mönchengladbach’s first goal in the 12th minute of the first half, followed by Keito Nakamura Lance, his opponent’s own goal, and Takumi Minamino AS Monaco. In the second half, as Asano Takuma Bochum scored a penalty kick and Daizen Maeda Celtic scored an additional goal, they easily overpowered Jordan, who recovered one last goal.
Japan is showing off its 10th consecutive A-match and overwhelming performance by scoring 45 goals during this period. It did not deal with underdogs. It surprised the world by winning 4-1 in an away match of the “Tank Corps” in September last year. Turkiye also crushed 4-2. In October, it beat Canada 4-1 win and Tunisia 2-0 win. 스포츠토토
Jordan, which Japan won, is ranked 87th in the FIFA rankings. It is tied to South Korea in Group E, and the two teams will face off in the second round on the 20th.