Japan at the FIFA World Cup Qualifier

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History

Year Competition Name Result GP Wins Draws Losses GF GA GD
1954 FIFA World Cup Qualifier Eliminated 2 0 1 1 3 7 -4
1962 FIFA World Cup Qualifier Eliminated in Asian Round 2 0 0 2 1 4 -3
1970 FIFA World Cup Qualifier Eliminated in Asia/Oceania First Round 4 0 2 2 4 8 -4
1974 FIFA World Cup Qualifier Eliminated in Asia/Oceania First Round Semi-final 4 1 0 3 5 3 +2
1978 FIFA World Cup Qualifier Eliminated in Asian Round 4 0 1 3 0 5 -5
1982 FIFA World Cup Qualifier Eliminated in Asia/Oceania First Round Semi-final 4 2 0 2 4 2 +2
1986 FIFA World Cup Qualifier Eliminated in East Asian Final Round 8 5 1 2 15 5 +10
1990 FIFA World Cup Qualifier Eliminated in Asian First Round 6 2 3 1 7 3 +4
1994 FIFA World Cup Qualifier Eliminated in Asian Final Round 13 9 3 1 35 6 +29
1998 FIFA World Cup Qualifier Qualified 15 9 5 1 51 12 +39
2006 FIFA World Cup Qualifier Qualified 12 11 0 1 25 5 +20
2010 FIFA World Cup Qualifier Qualified 14 8 4 2 23 9 +14
2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifier Qualified 14 8 3 3 30 8 +22

1954

No. Date Opponent H/A Score Attendance Venue Round
1 1954-03-07 Korea Republic H L 1 - 5 6,000 Tokyo Match 1
2 1954-03-14 Korea Republic H D 2 - 2 13,000 Tokyo Match 2

1962

No. Date Opponent H/A Score Attendance Venue Round
1 1960-11-06 Korea Republic A L 1 - 2 16,000 Seoul Asian Round - Match 1
2 1961-06-11 Korea Republic H L 0 - 2 25,000 Tokyo Asian Round - Match 2

1970

No. Date Opponent H/A Score Attendance Venue Round
1 1969-10-10 Australia N L 1 - 3 10,000 Seoul Asia/Oceania First Round - Match 1
2 1969-10-12 Korea Republic A D 2 - 2 35,000 Seoul Asia/Oceania First Round - Match 2
3 1969-10-16 Australia N D 1 - 1 5,000 Seoul Asia/Oceania First Round - Match 3
4 1969-10-18 Korea Republic A L 0 - 2 25,000 Seoul Asia/Oceania First Round - Match 4

1974

No. Date Opponent H/A Score Attendance Venue Round
1 1973-05-16 Israel N L 1 - 2 20,000 Seoul Asia/Oceania First Round - Group Allocation Match
2 1973-05-20 South Vietnam N W 4 - 0 10,000 Seoul Asia/Oceania First Round - Group Stage - Match 1
3 1973-05-22 Hong Kong N L 0 - 1 10,000 Seoul Asia/Oceania First Round - Group Stage - Match 2
4 1973-05-26 Israel N L 0 - 1 35,000 Seoul Asia/Oceania First Round - Semi-final

1978

No. Date Opponent H/A Score Attendance Venue Round
1 1977-03-06 Israel A L 0 - 2 16,000 Tel Aviv Asian Round - Match 1
2 1977-03-10 Israel A L 0 - 2 15,000 Tel Aviv Asian Round - Match 2
3 1977-03-26 Korea Republic H D 0 - 0 9,266 Tokyo Asian Round - Match 3
4 1977-04-03 Korea Republic A L 0 - 1 35,000 Seoul Asian Round - Match 4

1982

No. Date Opponent H/A Score Attendance Venue Round
1 1980-12-22 Singapore N W 1 - 0 Hong Kong Asia/Oceania First Round - Group Allocation Match
2 1980-12-26 China N L 0 - 1 16,900 Hong Kong Asia/Oceania First Round - Group Stage - Match 1
3 1980-12-28 Macau N W 3 - 0 27,629 Hong Kong Asia/Oceania First Round - Group Stage - Match 2
4 1980-12-30 Korea DPR N L 0 - 1 8,266 Hong Kong Asia/Oceania First Round - Semi-final

1986

No. Date Opponent H/A Score Attendance Venue Round
1 1985-02-23 Singapore A W 3 - 1 Singapore East Asian First Round - Match 1
2 1985-03-21 Korea DPR H W 1 - 0 25,000 Tokyo East Asian First Round - Match 2
3 1985-04-30 Korea DPR A D 0 - 0 80,000 Pyongyang East Asian First Round - Match 3
4 1985-05-18 Singapore H W 5 - 0 28,000 Tokyo East Asian First Round - Match 4
5 1985-08-11 Hong Kong H W 3 - 0 19,000 Kobe East Asian Second Round - Match 1
6 1985-09-22 Hong Kong A W 2 - 1 28,000 Hong Kong East Asian Second Round - Match 2
7 1985-10-26 Korea Republic H L 1 - 2 62,000 Tokyo East Asian Final Round - Match 1
8 1985-11-03 Korea Republic A L 0 - 1 70,000 Seoul East Asian Final Round - Match 2

1990

No. Date Opponent H/A Score Attendance Venue Round
1 1989-05-22 Hong Kong A D 0 - 0 16,313 Hong Kong Asian First Round - Match 1
2 1989-05-28 Indonesia A D 0 - 0 80,000 Jakarta Asian First Round - Match 2
3 1989-06-04 Korea DPR H W 2 - 1 35,000 Tokyo Asian First Round - Match 3
4 1989-06-11 Indonesia H W 5 - 0 9,000 Tokyo Asian First Round - Match 4
5 1989-06-18 Hong Kong H D 0 - 0 28,000 Kobe Asian First Round - Match 5
6 1989-06-25 Korea DPR A L 0 - 2 35,000 Pyongyang Asian First Round - Match 6

1994

No. Date Opponent H/A Score Attendance Venue Round
1 1993-04-08 Thailand H W 1 - 0 40,000 Kobe Asian First Round - Match 1
2 1993-04-11 Bangladesh H W 8 - 0 53,000 Tokyo Asian First Round - Match 2
3 1993-04-15 Sri Lanka H W 5 - 0 40,000 Tokyo Asian First Round - Match 3
4 1993-04-18 United Arab Emirates H W 2 - 0 55,000 Tokyo Asian First Round - Match 4
5 1993-04-28 Thailand N W 1 - 0 2,000 Dubai Asian First Round - Match 5
6 1993-04-30 Bangladesh N W 4 - 1 1,500 Dubai Asian First Round - Match 6
7 1993-05-05 Sri Lanka N W 6 - 0 500 Dubai Asian First Round - Match 7
8 1993-05-07 United Arab Emirates A D 1 - 1 10,000 Al Ain Asian First Round - Match 8
9 1993-10-15 Saudi Arabia N D 0 - 0 20,000 Doha Asian Final Round - Match 1
10 1993-10-18 Iran N L 1 - 2 8,000 Doha Asian Final Round - Match 2
11 1993-10-21 Korea DPR N W 3 - 0 1,500 Doha Asian Final Round - Match 3
12 1993-10-25 Korea Republic N W 1 - 0 3,000 Doha Asian Final Round - Match 4
13 1993-10-28 Iraq N D 2 - 2 5,000 Doha Asian Final Round - Match 5

1998

No. Date Opponent H/A Score Attendance Venue Round
1 1997-03-23 Oman A W 1 - 0 Muscat Asian First Round - Match 1
2 1997-03-25 Macau N W 10 - 0 Muscat Asian First Round - Match 2
3 1997-03-27 Nepal N W 6 - 0 Muscat Asian First Round - Match 3
4 1997-06-22 Macau H W 10 - 0 27,342 Tokyo Asian First Round - Match 4
5 1997-06-25 Nepal H W 3 - 0 28,360 Tokyo Asian First Round - Match 5
6 1997-06-28 Oman H D 1 - 1 48,839 Tokyo Asian First Round - Match 6
7 1997-09-07 Uzbekistan H W 6 - 3 54,328 Tokyo Asian Final Round - Match 1
8 1997-09-19 United Arab Emirates A D 0 - 0 Abu Dhabi Asian Final Round - Match 2
9 1997-09-28 Korea Republic H L 1 - 2 56,704 Tokyo Asian Final Round - Match 3
10 1997-10-04 Kazakhstan A D 1 - 1 10,000 Almaty Asian Final Round - Match 4
11 1997-10-11 Uzbekistan A D 1 - 1 50,000 Tashkent Asian Final Round - Match 5
12 1997-10-26 United Arab Emirates H D 1 - 1 56,089 Tokyo Asian Final Round - Match 6
13 1997-11-01 Korea Republic A W 2 - 0 70,000 Seoul Asian Final Round - Match 7
14 1997-11-08 Kazakhstan H W 5 - 1 56,032 Tokyo Asian Final Round - Match 8
15 1997-11-16 Iran N W 3 - 2 22,000 Johor Bahru Asian Play-off

2006

No. Date Opponent H/A Score Attendance Venue Round
1 2004-02-18 Oman H W 1 - 0 60,207 Saitama Asian First Round - Match 1
2 2004-03-31 Singapore A W 2 - 1 6,000 Singapore Asian First Round - Match 2
3 2004-06-09 India H W 7 - 0 63,148 Saitama Asian First Round - Match 3
4 2004-09-08 India A W 4 - 0 90,000 Kolkata Asian First Round - Match 4
5 2004-10-13 Oman A W 1 - 0 35,000 Muscat Asian First Round - Match 5
6 2004-11-17 Singapore H W 1 - 0 58,881 Saitama Asian First Round - Match 6
7 2005-02-09 Korea DPR H W 2 - 1 59,399 Saitama Asian Final Round - Match 1
8 2005-03-25 Iran A L 1 - 2 110,000 Tehran Asian Final Round - Match 2
9 2005-03-30 Bahrain H W 1 - 0 61,549 Saitama Asian Final Round - Match 3
10 2005-06-03 Bahrain A W 1 - 0 32,000 Manama Asian Final Round - Match 4
11 2005-06-08 Korea DPR N W 2 - 0 0 Bangkok Asian Final Round - Match 5
12 2005-08-17 Iran H W 2 - 1 66,098 Yokohama Asian Final Round - Match 6

2010

No. Date Opponent H/A Score Attendance Venue Round
1 2008-02-06 Thailand H W 4 - 1 35,130 Saitama Asian Third Round - Match 1
2 2008-03-26 Bahrain A L 0 - 1 26,000 Manama Asian Third Round - Match 2
3 2008-06-02 Oman H W 3 - 0 46,764 Yokohama Asian Third Round - Match 3
4 2008-06-07 Oman A D 1 - 1 6,500 Muscat Asian Third Round - Match 4
5 2008-06-14 Thailand A W 3 - 0 25,000 Bangkok Asian Third Round - Match 5
6 2008-06-22 Bahrain H W 1 - 0 51,180 Saitama Asian Third Round - Match 6
7 2008-09-06 Bahrain A W 3 - 2 20,000 Manama Asian Final Round - Match 1
8 2008-10-15 Uzbekistan H D 1 - 1 55,142 Saitama Asian Final Round - Match 2
9 2008-11-19 Qatar A W 3 - 0 13,000 Doha Asian Final Round - Match 3
10 2009-02-11 Australia H D 0 - 0 65,571 Yokohama Asian Final Round - Match 4
11 2009-03-28 Bahrain H W 1 - 0 57,276 Saitama Asian Final Round - Match 5
12 2009-06-06 Uzbekistan A W 1 - 0 34,000 Tashkent Asian Final Round - Match 6
13 2009-06-10 Qatar H D 1 - 1 60,256 Yokohama Asian Final Round - Match 7
14 2009-06-17 Australia A L 1 - 2 69,238 Melbourne Asian Final Round - Match 8

2014

No. Date Opponent H/A Score Attendance Venue Round
1 2011-09-02 Korea DPR H W 1 - 0 54,624 Saitama Asian Third Round - Match 1
2 2011-09-07 Uzbekistan A D 1 - 1 32,000 Tashkent Asian Third Round - Match 2
3 2011-10-11 Tajikistan H W 8 - 0 44,688 Osaka Asian Third Round - Match 3
4 2011-11-11 Tajikistan A W 4 - 0 18,000 Dushanbe Asian Third Round - Match 4
5 2011-11-15 Korea DPR A L 0 - 1 50,000 Pyongyang Asian Third Round - Match 5
6 2012-02-29 Uzbekistan H L 0 - 1 42,720 Toyota Asian Third Round - Match 6
7 2012-06-03 Oman H W 3 - 0 63,551 Saitama Asian Final Round - Match 1
8 2012-06-08 Jordan H W 6 - 0 60,874 Saitama Asian Final Round - Match 2
9 2012-06-12 Australia A D 1 - 1 40,189 Brisbane Asian Final Round - Match 3
10 2012-09-11 Iraq H W 1 - 0 60,593 Saitama Asian Final Round - Match 4
11 2012-11-14 Oman A W 2 - 1 28,360 Muscat Asian Final Round - Match 5
12 2013-03-26 Jordan A L 1 - 2 18,000 Amman Asian Final Round - Match 6
13 2013-06-04 Australia H D 1 - 1 62,172 Saitama Asian Final Round - Match 7
14 2013-06-11 Iraq N W 1 - 0 1,100 Doha Asian Final Round - Match 8