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          June 4th 2002 (6:00pm)                        Saitama, Saitama Stadium 2002
    
    JAPAN - BELGIUM 2-2 (0-0)
    Goals 56'16 0-1 Marc Wilmots (assist - Eric Van Meir) 58'42 1-1 Takayuki Suzuki (assist - Shinji Ono) 67'56 2-1 Junichi Inamoto (assist - Atsusihi Yanagisawa) 74'05 2-2 Peter Van der Heijden (assist - Eric Van Meir) Referee William Mattus Vega (Costa Rica) 5,5 Linesmen Haidar Koleit (Lebanon) Yuri Dupanov (Belarus) 4th official Graham Poll (England) Yellow cards 20'07 Peter Van der Heijden (foul on Daisuke Ichikawa) 30'11 Kazuyuki Toda (foul on Gert Verheyen) 53'21 Junichi Inamoto (foul on Gert Verheyen) 61'11 Gert Verheyen (foul on Junichi Inamoto) 61'48 Jacky Peeters (foul on Atsushi Yanagisawa) 81'41 Eric Van Meir (foul on Atsushi Yanagisawa) Attendance 55,258 Playtime First half 46'51 Second half 47'02 Total 93'53 Quality 5 Intensity 7,5 Excitement 7 JAPAN (formation 3-5-2) CLUB AGE CAPS Pts 1 Seigo Narazaki Nagoya Grampus Eight 26 19 5,5 3 Noaki Matsuda Yokohama Flügels Marinos 25 29 4 4 Ryoko Marioka (c) (-72) Shimizu S-Pulse 26 34 6 16 Koji Nakata Kashima Antlers 22 27 5,5 22 Daisuke Ichakawa Shimizu S-Pulse 22 5 6 5 Junichi Inamoto Arsenal 22 30 6,5 21 Kazuyuki Toda Shimizu S-Pulse 24 15 6 7 Hidetoshi Nakata Parma 25 43 6,5 18 Shinji Ono (-64) Feyenoord 22 27 5,5 13 Atsushi Yanagisawa Kashima Antlers 25 26 5,5 11 Takayuki Suzuki (-69) Kashima Antlers 25 16 4,5 Substitutes 14 Alessandro Santos Alex (+64) Shimizu S-Pulse 24 6 7 8 Hiroaki Morishima (+69) Cerezo Osaka 30 62 5 17 Tsuneyasu Miyamoto (2nd c) (+72) Gamba Osaka 25 11 6 Coach: Philippe Troussier Average 5,68 BELGIUM (formation 4-4-2) CLUB AGE CAPS Pts 1 Geert De Vlieger Willem II 31 25 6 15 Jacky Peeters AA Gent 32 13 6 16 Daniel Van Buyten Olympique Marseille 24 7 5,5 4 Eric Van Meir Standard Luik 34 32 6,5 12 Peter Van der Heijden Club Brügge 25 4 6,5 18 Yves Vanderhaeghe Anderlecht 32 30 6 10 Johan Walem (-69) Standard Luik 30 33 5 6 Timmy Simons Club Brügge 25 12 6 8 Bart Goor Hertha BSC 29 38 5 11 Gert Verheyen (-83) Club Brügge 31 46 5,5 7 Marc Wilmots (c) Schalke 04 33 66 6,5 Substitutes 9 Wesley Sonck (+69) RC Genk 23 13 5,5 20 Branko Strupar (+83) Derby County 32 15 - Coach: Robert Waseige Average 5,83
    * Numbers in blue are points set by us after performance in the match (0=worst, 10=best).

     
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