Japan have been defeated 2-1 by England in a World Cup warm-up because of two own goals.
The Blue Samurai worried Fabio Capelloâ€™s Three Lions and had them on the ropes when Marcus Tulio Tanaka scored in the 7th minute but after Frank Lampardâ€™s penalty miss in the 55th minute, England managed to claw their way back into the match thanks to own goals from Tanaka and Yuji Nakazawa.
England: 2 (Marcus Tulio Tanaka (og) 72â€™, Yuji Nakazawa (og) 83â€™)
Japan: 1 (Marcus Tulio Tanaka 7â€™)
Venue: UPC-Arena â€“ Graz, Austria
David James (gk) (Hart 46â€™), John Terry, Rio Ferdinand, Ashley Cole, Glen Johnson (Carragher 46â€™), Frank Lampard, Tom Huddlestone (Gerrard 46â€™), Aaron Lennon (Heskey 77â€™), Theo Walcott (Wright=Phillips 46â€™), Wayne Rooney, Darren Bent (J.Cole 46â€™)
Eiji Kawashima (gk), Marcus Tulio Tanaka, Yuji Nakazawa, Yuto Nagatomo, Yasuyuki Konno, Yasuhito Endo (Tamadad 86â€™), Makoto Hasebe, Yuki Abe, Yoshito Okubo (Matsui 71â€™), Keisuke Honda, Shinji Okazaki (Morimoto 65â€™)
Subs - Takayuki Morimoto (65â€™), Daisuke Matsui (71â€™), Keiji Tamada (86â€™)
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