The European Champions Germany will host the World Champions Nadeshiko Japan on Saturday 29th June 2013 at 17:45 CET.
The exciting International friendly fixture will take place at the Allianz Arena in Munich. A record breaking crowd is anticipated for the match, with about 46,000 tickets sold so far already! Beating the previous record of 44,825 on 22nd April 2009 for the match between Germany and Brazil.
The last time these two teams faced each other was at this year’s Algarve Cup, where Germany beat Japan 2-1 in the group stage.
Aya Miyama and Homare Sawa have returned to the squad, here is Norio Sasaki’s full selection: Ayumi Kaihori, Miho Fukumoto, Misaki Amano, Erina Yamane, Asuna Tanaka, Saori Ariyoshi, Rumi Utsugi, Yuki Sakai, Kana Osafune, Ayaka Watanabe, Saki Kumagai, Nahomi Kawasumi, Marumi Yamazaki, Emi Nakajima, Nanase Kiryu, Aya Miyama , Homare Sawa, Mizuho Sakaguchi, Megumi Kamionobe, Kozue Ando, Yuki Ogimi, Shinobu Ohno, Mana Iwabuchi and Megumi Takase.
|Germany Starting Line-up||Japan Starting Line-up|
Live Match Updates:
Germany 4-2 Japan
(Maier 17′, Ohno 40′, Da Mbabi 47′ PEN, 87′, Ogimi 60′, Laudehr 90+1′ PEN)
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