The Japanese national soccer team ended the first half at 7:30 pm on the 24th at the Tokyo National Stadium in Japan, trailing 0-1 in their home game against Uruguay in the March A-match evaluation match.
Korea and Japan alternately face each other in the March A-match evaluation match. On the same day, at 8:00 PM, Korea meets Colombia, and on the 28th, Korea meets Uruguay and Japan meets Colombia.
Interim coach Marcelo Brolly of the Uruguay national football team put forward Sergio Coates in the central defense, midfielders Federico Valverde, Manuel Ugarte, strikers Maxi Gomez and Facundo Pellistri among the best 11. Veterans such as Edison Cavani, Luis Suarez and Diego Godin were not called up.
Japan national team coach Hajime Moriyasu put Wataru Endo, Ritsu Doan, Kaoru Mitoma, Hidemasa Morita, Daichi Kamada, and Takuma Asano in the best 11. 메이저사이트
In the 20th minute of the first half, Japan missed a good opportunity. Right fullback Sugawara Yukinari put an exquisite through pass into the center from the end of the right center line, and striker Takuma Asano, who broke through an offside trap between the defenses, hit the ball to the right as the goalkeeper popped out of the box and hit a low right-footed shot, but hit the net next to the goal. ended up
Until the 30th minute of the first half, Japan was playing a little better with 3 shots from Japan and 1 shot from Uruguay. However, in the 38th minute of the first half, Japan suffered a blow. Uruguay’s Federico Valverde hit a right-footed half-volley shot from just outside the box after passing the ball from the right side. It was fortunate that the ball that came out of the goal was headed towards Valverde, but it was a goal that showed off Valverde’s concentration as he rushed in without giving up until the end.
The first half ended with Uruguay leading 1-0. Japan scored 4 shots in the first half with 1 shot on target, while Uruguay scored 3 shots with 1 shot on target. The ball possession rate was 52%, giving Japan a slight advantage.