|January 2008||International Qualifiers||Pro (Golden 23)||91'|
|Team||1st Half||2nd Half||Goals|
Australia vs Japan was the 3rd match of the 2nd stage of the Asian Olympic Qualifiers.
Taro Misaki scored for Japan during the first half. In the 50th minute, australian forward Macbeth provoked Gakuto Igawa and was sent off after punching him in the face. After this Japan replaced Ken Wakashimazu, who was playing as a forward, with Mamoru Izawa.
In the 65th minute goalkeeper Genzo Wakabayashi had to be subtituted because of injury, and Yuzo Morisaki entered the pitch. Australia made the most of this circumstance scoring three times in the final minutes of the game: Mark Duviga scored in the 85th minute, Harry Konwell in the 88th, and Tim Shooker scored the 3-1 in loss time (assited by Duviga).