2019 Season

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4-0-0, 1st in FIFA World Cup Qualifying - AFC
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Dortmund's Kagawa joins Besiktas on loan

A Bundesliga winner with Dortmund in 2011 and 2012, the 29-year-old Japan international was originally signed for €350,000 from Cerezo Osaka.

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316dJohn Duerden

Japan don't miss Shinji Kagawa at all

The last time Japan became AFC champions, Shinji Kagawa was the toast of Asia. Now, the 29-year-old will be watching the Asian Cup final from home.

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Japan ease past Iran into Asian Cup final

Yuya Osako scored twice in 11 second-half minutes to help four-times champions Japan beat Iran and reach the Asian Cup final.

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Japan unfazed by potential Socceroos clash

Japan are out to win their group in the Asian Cup, but not due to any fear of meeting defending champions Australia in the knockout stage.

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Japan omit Kagawa, Okazaki from Asian Cup squad

Leicester City striker Shinji Okazaki and Borussia Dortmund playmaker Shinji Kagawa were omitted from Japan's 23-man squad for the 2019 Asian Cup.

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Japan stroll in final Asian Cup warm-up game

Japan coach Hajime Moriyasu remains undefeated after five games in charge following a 4-0 rout of Kyrgyzstan in Toyota City on Tuesday.

RankingsFIFA World Cup Qualifying - AFC

Goal Difference13
Goals Scored13
Assists0
Goals Conceded0