- Japan beat Myanmar 10-0 to succeed in the third spherical of AFC World Cup qualifiers
- Yuya Osako grabbed the headlines with a five-objective haul
- Hajime Moriyasu’s aspect have scored 37 objectives with out reply in Group F
Japan have cruised via to the third spherical of Asian qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ after a convincing 10-0 win over an beneath-energy Myanmar aspect in Chiba.
Yuya Osako scored five and Takumi Minamino bagged a brace as the Samurai Blue – 14-0 winners towards Mongolia of their final World Cup qualifier – delivered one other ruthless, double-figures demolition job.
Hidemasa Morita, Daichi Kamada and Ko Itakura have been additionally on track in a victory that additional cemented Japan’s place on the summit of Group F, a bit during which they’ve gained all six matches by an mixture rating of 37-0.
Hajime Moriyasu had named a completely European-based squad for the match, with home gamers unavailable, and five-objective Osako was simply one of many gamers who grabbed the chance to impress.
Japan have now gained 9 of their final ten internationals and can head into their subsequent fixture with Tajikistan on 7 June relaxed, assured and already looking forward to the challenges that the third spherical will pose.
Myanmar, in the meantime, stay 4 factors adrift of Tajikistan in fourth place, and can face Kyrgyz Republic – one level forward of them in third – on 11 June.