Denmark v Japan Result
World Cup 2010 - Group E
Thursday 24th June
|Denmark||1 - 3||Japan|
|Scorers||Tomasson 81||Honda 17|
|Yellow Cards||Kroldrup 29|
Per Kroldrup (S Larsen 56)
Martin Jorgensen (J Poulsen 34)
Thomas Kahlenberg (C Eriksen 63)
Simon Busk Poulsen
Jon Dahl Tomasson
Yasuhito Endo (J Inamoto 90)
Daisuke Matsui (S Okazaki 74)
Yoshito Okubo (Y Konno 88)
Group E of the 2010 World Cup concludes with this match between Denmark and Japan and it's a winner takes all affair a sto who progresses to the last 16. With both teams on three points, the winner will finish second. In the event of a draw, both team will finish on four points but Japan will progress on goal difference.
Latest Team News
This will be the third match for both teams meaning that the team news should be interesting from both camps, the Danes and Japanese will be looking to play their best team possible and we will have all the team news ahead of the match. It is their third games in a few short days so there are bound to be a a few knocks in both squads before this potential decider.
Denmark have a strong squad to pick from and they will be looking to their big names to stay fit and produce the goods against the well organised Japanese. Japan themselves do lack household names in their squad but they are well organised and will be looking forward to this one. They will have the pressure off them here as the underdogs and their punters will be hoping their thrive under that label.
Past Meetings and Result
There are no recent meetings between these two for punters to study leaving current form the best way of deciding the winner. The Danes are the favourites to pick up the win and its hard to argue with that assessment, they are a physical side that should have too much for their Japanese opponents. The final result will have a big bearing on the outcome of Group E with the Netherlands and Cameroon meeting at the same time with all four looking to head to the last 16 of the World Cup.
Denmark have won 60.00%, drawn 20.00% and lost 20.00% of their last 10 games.
Denmark have kept a clean sheet in 4 of their last 10 games, going on to win 6 and draw 2 of these matches.
Denmark have failed to score in 2 of their last 10 games.
Japan have won 72.22%, drawn 16.67% and lost 11.11% of their last 18 games.
Japan have kept a clean sheet in 12 of their last 18 games, going on to win 13 and draw 3 of these matches.
Japan have failed to score in 2 of their last 18 games.