Japan clinched a 4-3 victory over 2016 Olympic champions Argentina in their second match of the Three Nations Tournament in Chile.

Team Minute Player Goal Type
Japan 18 ZENDANA Hirotaka Penalty Corner
Japan 34 ZENDANA Hirotaka Penalty Corner
Japan 51 WAKURI Hirotaka Field Goal
Japan 51 MURATA Kazuma Field Goal
Argentina 53 MENINI Joaquin Field Goal
Argentina 55 VILA Lucas Field Goal
Argentina 57 PEILLAT Gonzalo Penalty Corner

 

Ace dragflicker, Hirotaka Zendana handed Japan an early lead converting two brilliant corners in the 18th and 34th minute of the game.

Japan continued their winning streak with Hirotaka Wakuri and Kazuma Murata scoring back to back field goals in the 51st minute.

Argentina finally broke into a tired Japans defence in the 53rd minute with Joaquin Menini and Vila Lucas scoring through field goals.

With three minutes left in the final quarter, Argentina managed to secure a PC , which Gonzallo successfully converted.

Team Minute Player Type
ARG 29 VILA Lucas Green Card
JPN  33 TANAKA Seren Green Card
JPN  41 MURATA Kazuma Green Card