Japan tame the Lions 3-0

Japanese ace Keisuke Honda celebrating his goal against Singapore in their Asian Group E World Cup qualifier last night. The AC Milan striker's goal was one of three Japan scored in their 3-0 win before 33,868 spectators at the National Stadium. Japa
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Japanese ace Keisuke Honda celebrating his goal against Singapore in their Asian Group E World Cup qualifier last night. The AC Milan striker's goal was one of three Japan scored in their 3-0 win before 33,868 spectators at the National Stadium. Japan now top Group E with 13 points after five games while Singapore remain third, with 10 points after six games. The Lions play Syria (12 points after five games) on Tuesday at the National Stadium.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 13, 2015, with the headline 'Japan tame the Lions 3-0'. Print Edition | Subscribe