Watch Japan 1-2 UAE highlights video of the World Cup Qualifiers 2018 here. Japan proceeds the third round of the World Cup Qualifiers and they host UAE in their home at the Saitama Stadium today on 1st September Thursday. Japan had a dominating display and they are the Asian football Dons with star players like Shinji Kagawa and Keisuke Honda. Japan would be confident to advance for the World Cup qualifiers for Russia 2018 by facing UAE for the third round match.
Japan 1-2 UAE Full Highlights Video
On the other hand, Shaiks are also hard to underestimate and would be a tough team to face-off, however, Japan would enjoy the home advantage. Overall it will be an interesting encounter between this two teams.
World Cup Qualifier: Japan vs UAE 2018
Date: 1 September 2016.
Venue: Saitama Stadium, Japan.
Time: 4:05 pm IST, 11:35 am (UK).
Broadcasters: ITV (UK) Sony Six (India)
Japan vs UAE Match Preview
Japan are the table toppers in group E for the second round as they headed 4 points above Syria on 22 points .In their Second Round Campaign Japan won 7 and draw only 1 of their total 8 matches. Japan had the highest goal scoring tally of 27 goals, maintaining 8continuous clean sheets.Shinji Kagawa scored 5 goals and Keisuke Honda was the top scorer for Japan scoring 6 goals is Second round.
UAE finished Group A just 3points behind Saudi Arabia who advanced the third round with 20 points as the table toppers. UAE had 5 victories, 2 Draws and only 1 lost in the second round of the World Cup Qualifiers.Star for the UAE team is the 24-year-oldforward Ahmed Khalil who scored 11 goals in the Second round games and is surely a threat for Japan’s Defense in this big Match.
Head to Head
- In the Last meeting, Japan was Knocked out by UAE in the penalties of AFC 2015 Quarter Finals.
- Japan and UAE had rare Face-offs in the past with just 5 head to head matches in past 11 years.
- Both Japan and UAE has 2 wins each and Drawn 1 Match.
Japan vs UAE Highlights
You can catch Japan vs UAE highlights of Round 3 match of the World Cup Qualifiers on ESPN3 app.
Japanese Viewers can watch the Live action of the game on TV Asahi while UAE can tune into beIN Sports Arabia to support their home nation
UK audiences can watch the live action on Fox Sports while Sony six will have live coverage of Japan vs UAE 2018 World Cup Qualifier match in India.