Young Japan hold Russia experiment

February 11, 2004
FUKUROI, Japan, Feb 11 (Reuters) - An experimental Russia side were held to a 1-1 draw by Japan'a under-23 team in a friendly fixture on Wednesday.

Dynamo Moscow striker Dmitry Bulykin equalised just before halftime to cancel out a 33rd-minute opener from Japanese forward Daiki Takamatsu in Shizuoka.

Russia coach Georgy Yartsev called up 10 newcomers among a 19-man squad for the trip to Japan. His team wrap up their tour with a match against J-League club Shimizu S-Pulse on ...

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