Japan has to now face Iraq for their next Round 3 WorldCup 2018 Qualifier Match. However, the visitors Iraq to play Japan at the Saitama Stadium on 6th October 2016, 7.35 pm local time. Watch FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifier match, Japan vs Iraq live stream online here. Although Japan recently lost a 2-1 home game against the UAE at the same home venue on 1 September 2016. Moreover, Ahmed Khalil was the star performer of the Match scoring at the 20’th and 50’th minute. Whereas Honda scored the only Japan goal in the 11th minute.
Although a week later they pulled a comeback defeating Thailand 2-0 away from home as on 6th September 2016. Genki Haraguchi scoring the First goal in the 15th minute and Takuma Asano to secure a winner at the 75th. We will also provide you the Japan vs Iraq Highlights from the third round of the Asian Division World Cup 2018 Qualifiers.
Date: 6 October 2016.
Time: 4:05 pm IST, 11:35 am UK. 7:35 pm Local time
Broadcasters: ITV (UK) Sony Six (India)
Japan vs Iraq Live Stream Free
Tokyo Nippon Televisions and TBS Television to broadcast the live coverage of Japan vs Iraq Match in Japan. While beIN Sports Arabia 2 is the Channel for our Iranian viewers and beIN website for Japan vs Iraq Live Stream.
People across India can watch this match on Sony Six Channel. Whereas they can watch the Japan vs Iraq live streaming through the SonyLiv app. Here is the complete broadcasting list of the Japan vs Iraq Match
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Players to watch out
Japan’s key players Takuma Asano, Shinji Kagawa and Honda are the Strong forces to Lift their nation up. While Iraq’s squad can never be taken lightly, there are key players for Iraq who compete in Turkey, Udinese (Ali Adnan), Sweden (Ahmed Yasin), England (Yaser Kasim), the USA (Justin Meram) and South Korea (Ali Abbas). Interestingly, there is even one Iraq star who competes in Saudi Arabia; Al-Qadisiyah midfielder and Iraq vice-captain Saad Abdul-Amir.
Japan vs Iraq Head to Head
- Japan remains unbeaten in the last 7 meetings with Iraq.
- Iraq hasn’t scored in the last 5 matches against Japan.
- Japan last met Iraq in a friendly in June 2015, which finished in a 4-0 win for the hosts at the Nissan Stadium in Yokohama.
- Keisuke Honda and Shinji Okazaki scored against Iraq in that Match.
- Japan also defeat Iraq at the third stage of 2014 World Cup qualifiers, however, both legs ended in a 1-0 win for Japan.