Japan 16/12/2017 South Korea
Former Japan coach Philippe Troussier has cast doubt on the country's hopes of surviving their group at next year's World Cup, describing their draw as "bad news"....
Neymar scored a penalty and missed another as Brazil signalled their intent ahead of next year's World Cup by outclassing Japan 3-1 in Friday's international friendly in Lille....
Japan pulverised Bulgaria 7-2 in the four-team Kirin Cup friendly tournament Friday, with playmaker Shinji Kagawa scoring twice in an embarrassingly one-sided game....
Asian heavyweights Australia and Japan booked their places in the next round of World Cup qualifying with big wins on Tuesday as China stunned Qatar to bring their campaign back from the dead....
Japan thrashed Syria 5-0 to finish top of their World Cup qualifying group on Tuesday but they needed a flurry of late goals to give the scoreline a flattering complexion....