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Argentina 1 vs. Japan 0 in the 1998 World Cup

Information about the 1st Round Group H game played in the 1998 Soccer World Cup between the National Teams of Japan and Argentina with details about goals, starters and reserves, substitutions, cards and more.

Game played in the

Date: Sunday, June 14, 1998

Goals:
28'
Goal min 28
Gabriel Batistuta

Players

Argentina Argentina
Pos Je Player
Starters
GK
1.
DF
2.
DF
6.
72'
DF
14.
DF
22.
MF
5.
MF
8.
MF
11.
FW
7.
61'
FW
9.
Goal min 28
FW
10.
Entered
DF
3.
72'
FW
18.
61'
Other Reserves
GK
12.
GK
17.
DF
4.
DF
13.
MF
15.
MF
16.
MF
20.
FW
19.
FW
21.
Coach: Daniel Passarella
Japan Japan
Pos Je Player
Starters
GK
20.
DF
2.
DF
3.
84'
DF
4.
DF
17.
DF
19.
MF
6.
MF
8.
MF
10.
FW
9.
65'
FW
18.
Entered
MF
22.
84'
FW
12.
65'
Other Reserves
GK
1.
GK
21.
DF
5.
DF
13.
DF
16.
MF
7.
MF
11.
MF
15.
FW
14.
Coach: Takeshi Okada

Abbreviations and Notes:
Pos = Position. It shows the player's natural position but not necessarily the one he played in this particular game
Positions: GK: Goalkeeper / DF: Defender / MF: Midfielder / FW: Forward
Je. = Jersey number / (C) = Captain / HT: at half-time

Cards

National Team
Player
Card and Minutes
Japan
Japan
Masami Ihara
26' yellow card
Japan
Japan
Eisuke Nakanishi
67' yellow card
Japan
Japan
Takashi Hirano
90'+2' yellow card

Substitutions

Argentina Argentina
Minute
61
Abel Balbo
replaced
Claudio Lopez
Minute
72
Jose Chamot
replaced
Roberto Sensini
Japan Japan
Minute
65
Wagner Lopes
replaced
Masashi Nakayama
Minute
84
Takashi Hirano
replaced
Naoki Soma

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