Aug 26 Soccer: first round highlight
Chosen League in Hakata no Mori Football Stadium
News Bulletin August 26, 1995 17:40
Japan starting members
G K $B#1!%(B Kachigawa
D F $B#2!%(B Yamada
M F $B#8!%(B Satou
F W $B#1#5!%(B Oki
Saturday, it was jam-packed..
- At the Score board
- At 9 minutes, Japan's No. 15 missed a shot.
- It started to rain after 10 minutes.
- At 15 minutes,$B!!(B Japan's shot barely missed the goal
The fans started to cheer for Japan's No. 13.
- At 17 minutes,$B!!(B Japan was awarded a free kick but the keeper was able to catch it.$B!"(B but the keeper was able to catch it
- At 20 minutes, Japan's No. 13 was not able to intercept the ball from the keeper.
- At 21 minutes, keeper stopped Slovakia's shot.It was drizzling.
- At 24 minutes, Slovakia's No. 13 and 5 were very agile.
- At 25 minutes, Japan's No. 13 and 10 showed good performance.
- At 26 minutes, Japan cut a good pass but Slovakia keep up the good fight.
- At 27 minutes, Japan No. 6 tripped and fell. Thunder started to roar.
- At 28 minutes, the crowd persistently shouted at the players to run.
- At 30 minutes, Slovakia No. l6 made a pass to No. 13 but Japan intercepted the pass and committed a foul but Slovakia was the one penalized.Japan's No. 15 after receiving a pass from No.13 tried to shot but was intercepted.
- At 33 minutes, Slovakia's No. 13 was very swift and was showing good mov
- At 34 minutes, Slovakia's No. 11 shot but unfortunately Japan's goal keeper was able to catch it. Japan's No. 15 showed a good performance.
- At 35 minutes, Japan No. 12 missed a very good chance. It was blocked by Slovakia's No. 7.
- At 40 minutes, it was Slovakia's chance for a goal but Japan's No. 6 blocked it.
- At 41 minutes, the crowd loudly cheered for the Japanese team after Japan's No. 15 shot was checked. No. 6 defense play was remarkable. It began to drizzle.
- At 42 minutes, Slovakia was awarded a free kick however, Japan's goalie prevented a score.
- First half was nearing its end and it was giving Japan a chance to win. However, Slovakia kept the ball.
- At 44 minutes, Japan's No. 17 tried a shot but Slovakia cut it. As the rain began to get stronger, the crowd's cheer became louder, too.
. After the first half, the score was 0 for both teams.
. Japanese team was supported by loud cheering.
. Camera man
At 3:55 in the afternoon
- At 5 minutes, Slovakia made a shot but missed it.$B!*(B $B!#(B
- At 6 minutes, Japan's No. 15 tried a pass in the center and No. 12 successfully made a goal. Japan is leading by one point against Slovakia.
- At 8 minutes, Japan's No. 15 made a pass to No. 10; then, No. 9 after receiving passed it to No. 12 but it was interrupted.
- At 10 minutes,Slovakia's No. 15 substituted No. 14. Japan's No. 9 made a pass to No. 10 and scored.
- At 14 minutes, substitution in Slovakia's team. No. 12 was taken in and No. 13 was relieved.
- At 16 minutes, Japan's No.15 gave Japan its third point. Slovakia's goalie got frustrated.
- At 20 minutes, Japan's No. 4 was substituted by No.7.
- At 22 minutes, Slovakia tried a shot but failed to score.
- At 23 minutes, Japan was awarded a free kick but was checked by Slovakia's goalie.
- At 25 minutes, Japan's No. 18 was substituted by No.1 while Slovakia's No. 10 was taken in.
- At 26 minutes, Japan's No. 9 scored. The score was 5-0 in favor of Japan. Cheering was intensive.
- At 29 minutes, Japan's No. 11 was taken in while No. 10 was taken out.
- At 30 minutes, Slovakia made a shot and it scored!
- At 34 minutes, Slovakia's No.8 made their second goal.
- At 35 minutes, Japan gave a shot but was checked by the goalie.
- At 36 minutes, blue, clear sky can be seen and Slovakia was given a yellow card.
- At 39 minutes, Japan made a shot and was very far from the goal.
- At 41 minutes, Slovakia barely missed a shot. Rain made the ground slippery.
- .The score was 5-2 in favor of Japan which is enjoying its second straight win.The winners were congratulated by the jubilant crowd.
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