Liverpool forward Takumi Minamino opened the scoring as Japan put 14 unanswered goals past Mongolia in Tuesday's World Cup 2022 qualifier.
With players facing a demanding schedule to make up for lost time, FIFA plans to help ease the workload.
FIFA has ruled clubs can keep their players for the upcoming international break, and it is consequently in favour of postponements.
With coronavirus causing further disruption to the global sporting calendar, we look at the decisions taken to help containment efforts.
FIFA has announced the postponement of the latest round of World Cup qualifiers in Asia.
The next round of Asian World Cup qualifiers and Asian Cup 2023 qualifiers are set to be called off due to the coronavirus.
Veteran coach Marcello Lippi lasted six months in his second spell in charge of China, who have appointed Li Tie as his replacement.
Veteran coach Marcello Lippi's second stint in charge of China lasted just six months as he resigned on Thursday.
Australia took control of Group B in World Cup qualifying with a 1-0 defeat of Jordan in Amman.
Australia named a 24-man squad for their World Cup qualifier against Jordan later this month.