Japan clinched a 4-3 victory over 2016 Olympic champions Argentina in their second match of the Three Nations Tournament in Chile.
|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.
|ARG||29||VILA Lucas||Green Card|
|JPN||33||TANAKA Seren||Green Card|
|JPN||41||MURATA Kazuma||Green Card|