Economy Japan advances on yellow cards despite losing at World Cup Updated : June 29, 2018 12:05 AM IST The Japanese players slowed play down to almost nothing, softly passing the ball back and forth in little triangles in their own end to waste time. Both Japan and Senegal finished the group phase with four points, had the same goal difference and the same amount of goals scored. Overall, Japan committed only 28 fouls in three group matches, among the fewest in the tournament. Senegal committed 44 fouls. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.