Bosnia and Herzegovina win Japan at Kirin Cup Final

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On June 7, Kirin Cup final match of Japan vs Bosnia and Herzegovina has been made at Suita stadium, Osaka Japan.

In semi-final match, Japan won Bulgaria and  Bosnia and Herzegovina won Denmark. But on this match, in Japan team keisuke Honda(A.C.Milan)was not played again by the injury of left knee, and Shinji Kagawa(Borussia Dortmund)was also not played by hurted the right flank in semi-final match. So Takashi Usami(Gamba Osaka)and Takuma Asano(Sanfrecce Hiroshima)were starting lineup.

On the other hand, in Bosnia and Herzegovina Miralem Pjanic and Edin Dzeko(AS Rome)did not come to Japan, It was not the match of the best members both teams.

In the 28th minute of the first half, Hiroshi Kiyotake(Hannover)got first goal to convert the centering ball by Usami. But after 1 minute, Milan Djuric(Cesena)of Bosnia and Herzegovina scored the goal to tie score, 1-1.

In the second half, Japan was playing with the initiative. But in the 66th minute, Bosnia and Herzegovina got the goal again by Djuric from their FK. They studied that Japan was not good long ball and interpersonal play, so they has play as intended in this match.

The match was ended as it, Bosnia and Herzegovina beat Japan by 2-1 and won the Kirin Cup 2016. in Japan, Yuki Kobayashi(Jubilo Iwata)was played for the first time at national team from the middle of the second half. But the goal did not take.

In the 3rd-place match, Denmark won Bulgaria by 4-0. Christian Eriksen(Tottenham Hotspur)got the hat-trick.

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