‘Ogawa + Nakamura’ both score multiple goals as Japan cruise to 5-0 win over Myanmar + 5-0 group win

Japan records a multi-goal victory.

Japan defeated Myanmar 5-0 in the fifth match of Group B of the FIFA Confederations Cup North America 2026 Second Qualifying Round at Thuunna Stadium in Yangon, Myanmar on Saturday at 9 p.m. ET. With the win, Japan clinched first place in the group with a perfect 5-0 record.

Japan deployed a 3-4-3 formation on the day. Kamada, Ogawa, and Doan lined up up front, with Nakamura, Hatate, Morita, and Sugawara in the midfield. The back three was Ito, Taniguchi, and Hashioka, with Maekawa in goal. 텍사스홀덤사이트 Myanmar countered with Moe Aung, Naing, Wai Pon, and Phyo.

Japan took the lead in the 17th minute. Nakamura received a penetrating pass from Kamada and broke free down the left flank. With the defense in front of him, Nakamura fired a right-footed shot that rattled the net. Japan added a second goal. In the 34th minute, Kamada’s turning shot hit the post. Doan pushed it in to widen the gap.

Japan scored again just before the end of the first half. In the third minute of first-half stoppage time, Hatate’s shot was saved by the goalkeeper. Kamada and Doan pounced on the loose ball, and Doan finished, but an offside flag was called.

At the start of the second half, both teams made changes. Japan brought on Nakamura and Suzuki for Hatate and Doan, while Myanmar brought on Aung for Naing. Japan also made another change in the 17th minute of the second half, bringing off Kamada and Sugawara and bringing on Maeda and Soma.

Japan added a third goal midway through the second half. In the 30th minute of the second half, Ogawa finished a cross from the right side by Soma with a header. A second goal followed shortly after. In the 38th minute of the second half, Ogawa took advantage of a mistake by the Myanmar defense and split the goal with a turning shot.

Japan drove a wedge. In the third minute of second-half stoppage time, Nakamura scored with a fantastic mid-range shot from the front of the penalty box. The game ended with a 5-0 victory for Japan.

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