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  • June 20th 1998 (14:30)
    Nantes, Stade de la Beaujoire
    JAPAN - CROATIA
    0-1 (0-0)
    
         GOALS             77'  0-1  Davor Suker (assist - Aljosa Asanovic)
    
    
         REFEREE           Ramesh Ramdhan (Trinidad/Tobago)
         LINESMEN          Merere Gonzales (Trinidad/Tobago)
                           Achmat Salie (South Africa)
         4TH OFFICIAL      Günter Benkö (Austria)
    
         YELLOW CARDS      26'  Robert Prosinecki (CRO)
                           41'  Hiroshi Nanami (JPN)
                           70'  Eisuke Nakanishi (JPN)
                           83'  Mario Stanic (CRO)
                           89'  Yutaka Akita (JPN)
    
         RED CARDS         -
    
         ATTENDANCE        35,500
    
    
    
    
         JAPAN                              AGE   D.O.B.        CLUB
         20 GK Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi          22   15 Aug 1975   Yokohama Marinos
          2 DF Akira Narahashi         (-79) 26   26 Nov 1971   Kashima Antlers
          3 DF Naoki Soma                    26   19 Jul 1971   Kashima Antlers
          4 DF Masami Ihara (c)              30   18 Sep 1967   Yokohama Marinos
         17 DF Yutaka Akita                  27   06 Aug 1970   Kashima Antlers
         19 DF Eisuke Nakanishi              24   23 Jun 1973   JEF United Ichihara
          6 MD Motohiro Yamaguchi            29   29 Jan 1969   Yokohama Flugels
          8 MD Hidetoshi Nakata              21   22 Jan 1977   Bellmare Hiratsuka
         10 MD Hiroshi Nanami          (-84) 25   28 Nov 1972   Jubilo Iwata
          9 FW Masashi Nakayama        (-61) 30   23 Sep 1967   Jubilo Iwata
         18 FW Shoji Jo                      23   17 Jun 1975   Yokohama Marinos
    
         Substitutes
         15 MD Hiroaki Morishima       (+79) 26   30 Apr 1972   Cerezo Osaka
         12 FW Wagner Lopes            (+84) 29   29 Jan 1969   Bellmare Hiratsuka
         14 FW Masayuki Okano          (+61) 25   25 Jul 1972   Urawa Red Diamonds
    
         Coach: Takeshi Okada                41   25 Aug 1956
    
    
    
         CROATIA                            AGE   D.O.B.        CLUB
          1 GK Drazen Ladic                  35   01 Jan 1963   Croatia Zagreb
          4 DF Igor Stimac             (-46) 30   06 Sep 1967   Derby County (ENG)
          6 DF Slaven Bilic                  29   11 Sep 1968   Everton (ENG)
         14 DF Zvonimir Soldo                30   02 Nov 1967   VfB Stuttgart (GER)
         17 DF Robert Jarni                  29   26 Oct 1968   Real Betis (SPA)
         20 DF Dario Simic                   22   12 Nov 1975   Croatia Zagreb
          7 MD Aljosa Asanovic               32   14 Dec 1965   Napoli (ITA)
          8 MD Robert Prosinecki       (-67) 29   12 Jan 1969   Croatia Zagreb
         13 MD Mario Stanic            (-88) 26   10 Apr 1972   Parma (ITA)
         21 MD Krunoslav Jurcic              28   26 Nov 1969   Croatia Zagreb
          9 FW Davor Suker (c)               30   01 Jan 1968   Real Madrid (SPA)
    
         Substitutes
         15 DF Igor Tudor              (+88) 20   16 Apr 1978   Hajduk Split
         11 MD Silvio Maric            (+67) 23   20 Mar 1975   Croatia Zagreb
         19 FW Goran Vlaovic           (+46) 25   07 Aug 1972   Valencia (SPA)
    
         Coach: Miroslav Blazevic            63   10 Feb 1935
    
    
    
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