Saturday, May 5, 2012

Japan 3 Iran 1

Japan struggled to beat Iran 3-1 in another Group A match yesterday.
  Japan took the lead in the fifht minute through Yohei Mori whose reverse stick attempt sailed through a sea of legs and beat Iranian keeper Alireza Chazanisharahi.
  But Navid Taherirad equalsied in the 16th minute and the match looked like it was heading for an upset.
  Japan had a total of nine penalty corners and only the 50th minute attempt was tucked in by Hirotaka Zendana while Heita Yoshihara scored the third in the 56th.