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Shinji Okazaki

Born: April 16, 1986 (age 32)

Height: 5'8.5" (174cm)

Hometown: Takarazuka, Japan
Nationality: Japan Japanese

Position: Forward
Team: Leicester City (no. 9)
Shinji Okazaki
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Career History
Senior2011-2013Stuttgart
2013-2015Mainz 05
2015-Leicester City
International2008-Japan
Sports Mole has 332 articles about Shinji Okazaki. Articles 1 to 40:
Shinji Okazaki in action for Leicester City on September 22, 2018
'Gent' Ranieri good at keeping things simple – Okazaki
The former Leicester boss steered Fulham to a draw against his old club.
Dec 6, 12:01
Leicester City's Danny Simpson fouls Southampton's Mario Lemina in the sides' EFL Cup fourth-round tie on November 27, 2018
Result: Leicester City through on pens against Southampton with aid of VAR
Leicester City beat Southampton on penalties following a goalless draw in normal time to set up a home quarter-final tie against holders Manchester City.
Nov 27, 21:56
Leicester City manager Claude Puel at the game against Burnley on April 14, 2018
Result: Leicester City, Burnley play out goalless draw
Leicester City are held to a goalless draw by Burnley in the club's first home fixture since the death of owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.
Nov 10, 16:55
Leicester City manager Claude Puel at the game against Burnley on April 14, 2018
Claude Puel: 'Important not to rush players who featured at World Cup'
Leicester City boss Claude Puel suggests that an injury to Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne has served as a warning that he cannot rush his international players.
Aug 16, 16:20
Leicester City manager Claude Puel at the game against Burnley on April 14, 2018
Claude Puel hits back at Jose Mourinho ahead of Premier League opener
Claude Puel insists that Leicester City will be just as disadvantaged as Manchester United when the two sides face off in just under a fortnight's time.
Jul 29, 19:22
Eden Hazard in action for Belgium on June 2, 2018
Team News: Romelu Lukaku, Eden Hazard return for Belgium
Belgium recall key players Romelu Lukaku, Eden Hazard and Vincent Kompany for their last-16 meeting with Japan.
Jul 2, 17:47
Japan manager Akira Nishino on May 30, 2018
Result: Japan reach last 16 of World Cup despite Poland defeat
Japan progress through to the last 16 of the World Cup despite suffering a 1-0 defeat to Poland in Thursday's clash in Volgograd.
Jun 28, 16:55
The Japan team line up before their friendly game with Switzerland on June 8, 2018
Team News: Shinji Okazaki named in Japan XI
Leicester City forward Shinji Okazaki returns to the Japan XI for Thursday's 2018 World Cup clash Group H clash with Poland.
Jun 28, 14:09
Japan manager Akira Nishino on May 30, 2018
Live Commentary: Japan 0-1 Poland - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Japan qualify for the last 16 of the World Cup, despite losing to Poland in Thursday's Group H clash in Volgograd.
Jun 28, 14:00
Japan manager Akira Nishino on May 30, 2018
Team News: Japan unchanged as Senegal bring in Badou Ndiaye
Japan name an unchanged starting XI for their World Cup Group H encounter with Senegal - who have made one change - in Yekaterinburg.
Jun 24, 15:06
Senegal manager Aliou Cisse on May 31, 2018
Live Commentary: Japan 2-2 Senegal - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Japan and Senegal boost their hopes of qualification for the World Cup last 16 with a 2-2 draw in Yekaterinburg.
Jun 24, 15:00
James Rodriguez in action for Colombia on May 26, 2018
Team News: James Rodriguez misses out for Colombia
James Rodriguez misses out on a place in the starting lineup as Colombia face Japan in the World Cup.
Jun 19, 12:08
The Japan team line up before their friendly game with Switzerland on June 8, 2018
World Cup preview: Japan
Ahead of this summer's World Cup in Russia, Sports Mole previews the chances of Japan as they prepare for their sixth consecutive tournament.
Jun 13, 17:00
Christian Eriksen celebrates with Lucas Moura after scoring during the FA Cup quarter-final between Swansea City and Tottenham Hotspur on March 17, 2018
Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Leicester City - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews the final day of Premier League action as Tottenham Hotspur take on visitors Leicester City at Wembley Stadium.
May 12, 00:25
Arsene Wenger bids farewell to fans during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Burnley on May 6, 2018
Preview: Leicester City vs. Arsenal - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews the Premier League action as Leicester City welcome the visit of Arsene Wenger's Arsenal in the penultimate game of the season.
May 8, 22:42
Claude Puel in charge of Leicester City on December 9, 2017
Team News: Leicester City make five changes for Southampton clash
Leicester City manager Claude Puel rings the changes from the Premier League meeting with Southampton.
Apr 19, 18:49
Sean Dyche lets it all out during the Premier League game between Huddersfield Town and Burnley on December 30, 2017
Team News: Hamza Choudhury handed start as Leicester City visit Burnley
Hamza Choudhury starts as Leicester City visit Burnley this afternoon.
Apr 14, 14:02
Newcastle United's Jonjo Shelvey celebrates scoring against Leicester City on April 7, 2018
Result: Newcastle United secure all three points at Leicester City
Newcastle United surge 10 points clear of the Premier League relegation zone thanks to a 2-1 victory at Leicester City.
Apr 7, 16:59
Joselu celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Swansea City on January 13, 2018
Team News: Joselu returns to make Newcastle United bench at Leicester City
Joselu returns from an ankle injury to earn a place on the Newcastle United bench for Saturday's Premier League clash at Leicester City.
Apr 7, 14:02
Brighton & Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton watches on during his side's Premier League clash with Crystal Palace at the Amex Stadium on November 28, 2017
Team News: Gaetan Bong returns for Brighton & Hove Albion against Leicester City
Gaetan Bong returns to the Brighton & Hove Albion squad for this afternoon's visit of Leicester City.
Mar 31, 14:05
Alvaro Morata celebrates with teammates after scoring during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Newcastle United on December 2, 2017
Team News: Antonio Conte goes with Alvaro Morata up top
Antonio Conte brings in Alvaro Morata for Chelsea's FA Cup quarter-final tie with Leicester City, while Willy Caballero is selected in goal.
Mar 18, 15:33
Baggies manager Alan Pardew watches on during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United on December 17, 2017
Result: Leicester City pile more misery on West Bromwich Albion
Leicester City come from behind to beat West Bromwich Albion 4-1, condemning the bottom-of-the-table Baggies to a sixth straight defeat.
Mar 10, 16:57
Baggies manager Alan Pardew watches on during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United on December 17, 2017
Team News: Leicester City's Shinji Okazaki returns for West Bromwich Albion clash
Shinji Okazaki is fit to start as Leicester City visit West Bromwich Albion this afternoon.
Mar 10, 14:07
Robert Huth celebrates with Leonardo Ulloa and Jamie Vardy after scoring during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Leicester City on April 15, 2017
Leonardo Ulloa: 'I want to stay at Brighton & Hove Albion'
Leicester City striker Leonardo Ulloa reveals that he wants to stay at Brighton & Hove Albion after completing his loan spell with the Seagulls.
Feb 20, 13:06
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey in action during his side's Premier League clash with Brighton & Hove Albion at the Emirates Stadium on October 1, 2017
Premier League: Expiring contracts in 2018-19
Find out which players from the Premier League are into the final 18 months of their contracts.
Feb 16, 15:35
Gary Neville working for Sky Sports in January 2015
Pep Guardiola takes swipe at Gary Neville over Manchester City squad selection
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says that he intends to name a full complement of subs against Leicester City to please Manchester United legend Gary Neville.
Feb 9, 16:35
Gabriel Jesus is congratulated by teammates after scoring during the Premier League game between Leicester City and Manchester City on November 18, 2017
Preview: Manchester City vs. Leicester City - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Manchester City's meeting with Leicester City in the Premier League.
Feb 8, 16:30
Claude Puel in charge of Leicester City on December 9, 2017
Team News: Swansea City unchanged for Leicester City clash
Carlos Carvalhal opts for an unchanged side as Swansea City visit Leicester City this afternoon.
Feb 3, 14:04
Claude Puel in charge of Leicester City on December 9, 2017
Result: Leicester City up to seventh in table after victory over Watford
Leicester City secure a 2-0 win over Watford in Saturday's Premier League encounter at the King Power Stadium.
Jan 20, 16:52
Thibaut Courtois makes a save during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Leicester City on January 13, 2018
Result: Chelsea held again as Leicester City claim Stamford Bridge point
Chelsea drop further points in the Premier League title race as they are held to a 0-0 draw by Leicester City at Stamford Bridge.
Jan 13, 16:52
Islam Slimani is caught on camera during the Premier League game between Leicester City and Chelsea on September 9, 2017
Result: Leicester City back on track with commanding home win
Riyad Mahrez, Islam Slimani and Marc Albrighton find the net as Leicester City overcome Huddersfield Town 3-0 to end their five-game wait for victory.
Jan 1, 16:51
Loris Karius in action during the EFL Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Southampton on January 25, 2017
Team News: Loris Karius starts in goal for Liverpool against Leicester City
Loris Karius starts in goal for Liverpool in their Premier League meeting with Leicester City at Anfield.
Dec 30, 14:05
Marco Silva gives orders during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Watford on August 19, 2017
Result: Watford come from behind to beat Leicester City
Watford come from a goal down to claim a 2-1 win against Leicester City in Tuesday's Premier League clash at Vicarage Road.
Dec 26, 16:58
Phil Foden in action during the Champions League game between Manchester City and Feyenoord on November 21, 2017
Result: Manchester City beat Leicester City on penalties
Manchester City book their spot in the semi-finals of the EFL Cup courtesy of a penalty-shootout victory over Leicester City at the King Power Stadium.
Dec 19, 22:36
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola at the Premier League match against West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Team News: Widescale changes for Leicester City and Manchester City in EFL Cup clash
Pep Guardiola rings the changes as Manchester City travel to the King Power to face Leicester City in Tuesday night's EFL Cup quarter-final clash.
Dec 19, 18:49
Leroy Sane in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur on December 16, 2017
Preview: Leicester City vs. Manchester City - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides the team news and a full match preview of Tuesday's EFL Cup quarter-final between Leicester City and Manchester City.
Dec 17, 18:42
Claude Puel watches on during the Premier League game between Southampton and Manchester City on April 15, 2017`
Team News: Claude Puel makes three changes for Leicester City
Leicester City boss Claude Puel makes three changes to his starting lineup for the Premier League clash with Crystal Palace.
Dec 16, 11:33
Shinji Okazaki in action during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Leicester City on December 13, 2016
Result: Leicester City put four past Southampton
Shinji Okazaki's brace helps Leicester City claim a 4-1 win over Southampton in Wednesday night's Premier League game at St Mary's Stadium.
Dec 13, 21:39
Rafael Benitez squats and barks during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Newcastle United on November 18, 2017
Result: Leicester City pile more misery on out-of-form Newcastle United
An 86th-minute own goal from Ayoze Perez sees out-of-form Newcastle United fall to a 3-2 defeat at the hands of Leicester City at St James' Park.
Dec 9, 19:23
Claude Puel watches on during the Premier League game between Southampton and Manchester City on April 15, 2017`
Team News: One change for Leicester City against Burnley
Leicester City make one change for Burnley's visit to the King Power Stadium.
Dec 2, 14:08

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Liverpool1613303462842
2Manchester CityMan City1613214593641
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs16120430161436
4Chelsea16104233132034
5Arsenal16104235201534
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd167542826226
7Everton166642319424
8Bournemouth167272526-123
9Leicester CityLeicester166462120122
10Wolverhampton WanderersWolves166461719-222
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham166372325-221
12Watford166372023-321
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton166371922-321
14Cardiff CityCardiff1642101530-1514
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle163491322-913
16Crystal Palace1633101323-1012
17Burnley1633101532-1712
18Huddersfield TownHuddersfield1624101027-1710
19Southampton161691330-179
20Fulham1623111640-249

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