Japan dominated over Denmark in all departments and they scored at expected interval, beating Denmark 3-1. With this Group E conflict ended with Holland and Japan at top of the table. Japan will face South American Paraguay and Holland will face the Slovakia.
Two amazing free-kicks from Keisuke Honda and Yasuhito Endo in the first half and a late Shinji Okazaki strike were sufficient for Japan to beat Denmark 3-1 at Royal Bafokeng Stadium and claim a place in the Round of 16. With their victory, Japan, who will next look Group F winners Paraguay at Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria on 29 June, ended the hopes of a Denmark side who fell at the first difficulty for the first time.