Follow live updates from the AFC Asian Cup 2019, the round of 16, match between Japan and Saudi Arabia:
Japan 1-0 Saudi Arabia
Goal: Takehiro Tomiyasu (Japan)
Japan make their third substitution with Koya Kitagawa replacing Yoshinori Muto.
4 minutes will be added to the second half
90′ minutes up
Japan: Tsukasa Shiotani is on a sub for Ritsu Doan
Saudi Arabia make their third substitution with Abdulrahman Gharib replacing Hattan Bahebri
Yasir Al Shahrani (Saudi Arabia) gets a yellow card
82′ Yellow card
Junya Ito substitutes Takumi Minamino for Japan
73′ JAP 1-0 SAU
Yahya Al Shehri is on a sub for Abdulaziz Al-Bishi for Saudi Arabia
Saudi’s Fahad Al Muwallad has been shown a yellow card by the referee
55′ Yellow card
First Half ended
Japan 1-0 Saudi Arabia
Japan’s Yoshinori Muto has been booked and must now be careful not to get a second yellow card
39′ Yellow card
Gaku Shibasaki with an assist there
Takehiro Tomiyasu heads Japan into a 1-0 lead
JAP 1-0 SAU
Japan and Saudi Arabia are all set to clash at the AFC Asian Cup 2019 round of 16 in a crunch game for both sides. Japan and Saudi Arabia are meeting for the sixth occasion in the Asian Cup, with Japan winning four of the five clashes.
The Samurai Blue have won three out of three so far, but there are still some questions over their ability to be dominant in matches.
Juan Pizzi will be going for the win tonight, but he has called this game a matter of life and death. Saudi Arabia were one of the favourites, but face a tough ask against Japan.
The group stage of the AFC Asian Cup 2019 is done and dusted with and we’re all set for the commencement of the second match-day of the round of 16 for the continental showpiece.
Top two teams from each group and the four best third-placed sides in the group stage of the competition have made it to the knockouts which start on 20th January and will be played until the 22nd of the month.
When and where will the Japan Vs Saudi Arabia, AFC Asian Cup 2019 take place?
Round of 16, Japan vs Saudi Arabia, AFC Asian Cup 2019 match will start at 04:30 PM IST on January 21 at the Al-Sharjah Stadium in Sharjah.
Which channel will telecast Japan Vs Saudi Arabia, AFC Asian Cup 2019 match?
Japan vs Saudi Arabia, AFC Asian Cup 2019 match will be broadcasted on Star Sports.
How to Watch the live streaming of the Japan Vs Saudi Arabia, AFC Asian Cup 2019 online?
The live online streaming of Japan Vs Saudi Arabia, AFC Asian Cup 2019 will be available in India on Hotstar web with the subscription, while the game can be streamed for free on mobile app of Hotstar.
Defenders: Nagatomo, Yoshida, Tomiyasu, Sakai
Midfielders: Endo, Shibasaki, Haraguchi, Takumi, Doan
SAUDI ARABIA (4-1-4-1)
Goalkeeper: Mohammed Al Owais
Defenders: Mohammed Al-Burayk, Mohammed Al-Fatil, Ali Hadi Albulayhi, Yaseer Alshahrani
Midfielders: Abdullah Otayf, Hatan Bahebri, Abdulaziz Al-Bishi, Hussain Almoqahwi, Salem Al-Dawsari
Forwards: Fahad Al-Muwallad