Japan vs Saudi Arabia Live Score and Live Stream

Preview

Japan played Saudi Arabia at the Asia, 3rd round, Group B of World Cup on February 1. The match kicked off 10:10 UTC. Japan won 2-0.

Takumi Minamino scored the first goal on the 32nd minute of the game followed by a goal from Junya Ito who made the final score 2-0.

Japan national football team (also known as Mali) and Saudi Arabia national football team meet again 3 years after the Asia 3rd round Group B match which Saudi Arabia won 1-0. Japan national football team are having a solid run at the moment winning their matches against China PR, Oman, Vietnam and Australia so they'll try to extend their winning streak with a victory over Saudi Arabia national football team. They have been defending decently lately having 3 consecutive clean sheets.

Saudi Arabia national football team are approaching the match in a good mood as well after claiming a 1-0 win in Asia 3rd round Group B against Oman.

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Live Streaming

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Line-Ups

We are updating team formations and line-ups for Japan - Saudi Arabia in real time.

Japan kicked off the game with Shuichi Gonda, Yuto Nagatomo who got substituted by Yuta Nakayama on the 68th minute, Shogo Taniguchi, Ko Itakura, Hiroki Sakai, Wataru Endo who got substituted by Genki Haraguchi on the 90th minute, Takumi Minamino who got substituted by Takuma Asano on the 77th minute, Hidemasa Morita, Ao Tanaka, Junya Ito and Yuya Osako who got substituted by Daizen Maeda on the 69th minute as starters, with Takuma Asano, Ritsu Doan, Genki Haraguchi, Eiji Kawashima, Takefusa Kubo, Daizen Maeda, Shinnosuke Nakatani, Yuta Nakayama, Daniel Schmidt, Gaku Shibasaki, Naomichi Ueda and Miki Yamane on the bench.

Saudi Arabia's starting eleven were Mohammed Al Owais, Yasir Al Shahrani, Ali Al Bulaihi, Abdullah Al Amri, Sultan Al Ghanam, Abdulelah Al Malki who got substituted by Abdullah Al Khaibari on the 23rd minute, Ali Al Hassan who got substituted by Saud Abdulhamid on the 55th minute, Salem Al Dawsari, Mohamed Kanno, Fahad Al Muwallad who got substituted by Hattan Bahebri on the 56th minute and Firas Al Birakan who got substituted by Abdullah Al Hamdan on the 75th minute, with Saud Abdulhamid, Mohammed Al Burayk, Sultan Al Ghanam, Abdullah Al Hamdan, Abdullah Al Khaibari, Sami Al Najei, Fawaz Al Qarni, Ziyad Al Sahafi, Mohammed Al Yami, Hattan Bahebri, Haitham Asiri and Ahmed Sharahili on the bench.

Referee showed the yellow card 3 times throughout the game. Ali Al Bulaihi, Ko Itakura and Hattan Bahebri were the ones to receive it.

Stats

Explore stats from Japan vs Saudi Arabia on ScoreBat - we are updating the numbers on this page every second of the game.

  • Ball Possession: 39 - 61
  • Total Attempts: 9 - 3
  • Shots On Target: 3 - 1
  • Corners: 1 - 8

Head-to-head

Japan and Saudi Arabia have met 4 times since November 2016. Japan have won twice while Saudi Arabia have also won twice. The most recent match between them took place on October 7, 2021 at the Asia, 3rd round, Group B of World Cup where Saudi Arabia won 1-0. Japan have scored 3 goals in these 4 head-to-head matches in total and Saudi Arabia have also scored 3. So, overall, Japan and Saudi Arabia have almost identical head-to-head record against each other in their recent history.

Japan have won 7 of their 10 matches in Asia, 3rd round, Group B, drawing 1 and having 2 defeats this season. They have scored 12 goals - 1.20 per match, conceding 4 - 0.40 per match. Saudi Arabia have won 7 of their 10 matches in Asia, 3rd round, Group B, drawing 2 and having 1 defeat this season. They have scored 12 goals - 1.20 per match, conceding 6 - 0.60 per match.

Recent Form

Japan are on a winning streak - they have won China PR, Oman, Vietnam and Australia in their previous 4 matches while Saudi Arabia have won Oman in their previous match. Overall, Japan have won 15 of their last 20 matches, losing 4 and drawing 1, while Saudi Arabia have won 14 of their last 20 matches, losing 4 and drawing 2.

Japan have won 5 times (2-0 against China PR on 27th of January, 0-1 against Oman on 16th of November, 0-1 against Vietnam on 11th of November, 2-1 against Australia on 12th of October and 0-1 against China PR on 7th of September) and lost once (1-0 against Saudi Arabia on 7th of October) in their most recent 6 matches.

Saudi Arabia have won twice (1-0 against Oman on 27th of January and 0-1 against Vietnam on 16th of November), lost twice (1-0 against Morocco on 7th of December and 0-1 against Jordan on 1st of December) and drew twice (1-1 against Palestine on 4th of December and 0-0 against Australia on 11th of November) in their most recent 6 matches.

Team Streaks

  • Japan have gone 19 consecutive matches without a draw.
  • Saudi Arabia's last 6 matches had under 2.5 goals.

Live Standings

As always, World cup Asia, 3rd round, Group B's live standings are availble and updated in real time. Japan are the 2nd in the table with 22 points after 10 matches, while Saudi Arabia are the leaders with 23 points in 10 matches.

Video Highlights

We are adding goal videos and full video highlights of the match between Japan and Saudi Arabia in real time. You can watch the goals by Takumi Minamino and Junya Ito as the videos of the goals are added usually minutes after the actual event if there are any official videos available. Full video highlights of Japan - Saudi Arabia are being added as they become available on the official social media channels of the league or the teams.

Live Commentary

  1. FT
    Full Time
    Match ends. Japan 2, Saudi Arabia 0.
  2. 90'
    Substitution for Japan. Genki Haraguchi replaces Wataru Endo
  3. 77'
    Substitution for Japan. Takuma Asano replaces Takumi Minamino
  4. 75'
    Substitution for Saudi Arabia. Sultan Al Ghanam replaces Sultan Al Ghanam
  5. 75'
    Substitution for Saudi Arabia. Abdullah Al Hamdan replaces Firas Al Birakan
  6. 74'
    Hattan Bahebri is shown the yellow card.
  7. 69'
    Substitution for Japan. Daizen Maeda replaces Yuya Osako
  8. 68'
    Substitution for Japan. Yuta Nakayama replaces Yuto Nagatomo
  9. 56'
    Substitution for Saudi Arabia. Hattan Bahebri replaces Fahad Al Muwallad
  10. 55'
    Substitution for Saudi Arabia. Saud Abdulhamid replaces Ali Al Hassan
  11. 50'
    2 - 0
    Junya Ito scores for Japan.
  12. 2T
    Kick-off
    Second half begins
  13. HT
    Half Time - 1 : 0
    First half ends.
  14. 32'
    1 - 0
    Takumi Minamino scores for Japan.
  15. 23'
    Substitution for Saudi Arabia. Abdullah Al Khaibari replaces Abdulelah Al Malki
  16. 21'
    Ko Itakura is shown the yellow card.
  17. 4'
    Ali Al Bulaihi is shown the yellow card.
  18. 1T
    Kick-off
    First half begins