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Japan: Japanese fans hit the streets of Tokyo celebrating World Cup advance01:36

Japan: Japanese fans hit the streets of Tokyo celebrating World Cup advance

Japan, Tokyo
June 28, 2018 at 23:51 GMT -00:00 · Published

Japanese football fans went ballistic on the streets of Tokyo on Thursday following their qualification to the round of 16, despite their 1-0 loss to Poland in Volgograd.

When the final whistle blew, Japan knew they would qualify on the fair play rule. Senegal finished level in terms of points and goal difference, but had six yellow cards to Japan's four.

Japan will now progress to the knockout stages for the third time, and are set to face Belgium on July 2nd in Rostov-on-Don.

Japan: Japanese fans hit the streets of Tokyo celebrating World Cup advance01:36
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Japanese football fans went ballistic on the streets of Tokyo on Thursday following their qualification to the round of 16, despite their 1-0 loss to Poland in Volgograd.

When the final whistle blew, Japan knew they would qualify on the fair play rule. Senegal finished level in terms of points and goal difference, but had six yellow cards to Japan's four.

Japan will now progress to the knockout stages for the third time, and are set to face Belgium on July 2nd in Rostov-on-Don.

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