Stuttgart striker Shinji Okazaki scored two goals to lead Asian champions Japan to a 3-0 win over Latvia in their season opener on Wednesday in a warm-up game ahead of the 2014 World Cup qualifiers.
Shinji Okazaki shoots for Japan against Latvia in Kobe today. The Stuttgart striker scored two goals to lead the Asian champions to a 3-0 win over Latvia in a warm-up game ahead of the 2014 World Cup qualifiers.
The 26-year-old forward, who missed a header in the 31st minute, slid down for a right-footer on a cross by Schalke defender Atsuto Uchida, which hit the left post and landed in the net in the 41st minute.
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