Japan back on track for Russia 2018 with 2-0 win away to Thailand

FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 Asian Qualifier - Final Round Group B : Thailand 0-2 Japan

Japan recorded their first win in their FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 Asian Qualifier Final Round Group B vs Thailand at Rajamangala National Stadium, Bangkok, on Tuesday, September 6, 2016. (All photos by Yusuke Nakanishi/AFLO SPORT)

FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 Asian Qualifier - Final Round Group B : Thailand 0-2 Japan

The Thailand fans created a great atmosphere for the match which ended up Thailand 0-2 Japan.

FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 Asian Qualifier - Final Round Group B : Thailand 0-2 Japan

Captain Makoto Hasebe leads the Japan team out at the start of the game.

FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 Asian Qualifier - Final Round Group B : Thailand 0-2 Japan

FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 Asian Qualifier - Final Round Group B : Thailand 0-2 Japan

Takuma Asano grabbed the second goal in the 75th minute as the Thai team was becoming more adventurous trying to get back into the game.

FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 Asian Qualifier - Final Round Group B : Thailand 0-2 Japan

Genki Haraguchi of Hertha Berlin headed Japan in front in the 18th minute.