Japan and Poland are the two respective contenders in upcoming Russia World Cup 2018. They are placed in the last group which is group H. They have two more group mates which are Senegal and Colombia. All teams are almost same ranked and so, the competition in the group will be very contesting. Japan and Poland are going to face against each other and it will be the 5th match of the group and also 47th match in the tournament. The match between Japan vs Poland will be the last group stage match between them which took place on 28th June 2018 at Volgograd Arena in Russia.
Let’s take a glance below where we present the full match details.
Japan Vs Poland Match Info
- Date – 28th June 2018
- Kick Off – 15:00 (BST)
- Day – Thursday
- Tournament – FIFA World Cup 2018
- Match No. – 47th
- Group – H
- Episode – 21st
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# Hosting Venue:
- Venue – Volgograd Arena
- Address – Volgograd, Russia
- Spectators – 45,568
- The surface of Ground – Grass
- Founded – 2018
# Possible XI of Japan: Eiji Kawashima (GK), Naomichi Ueda (DF), Tomoaki Makino (DF), Gotoku Sakai (DF), Yuto Nagatomo (DF), Gaku Shibasaki (MF), Makoto Hasebe (Captain & MF), Hotaru Yamaguchi (MF), Keisuke Honda (FW), Genki Haraguchi (FW), Kenyu Sugimoto (FW).
# Management Staff:
- Head Coach – Akira Nishino (Japan)
- Assistant Coach – Makoto Teguramori, Jacky Bonnevay
- Physical Coach – Cyril Moine
- Goalkeeping Coach – Enver Lugusic, Yukiya Hamano
- 19th June – Colombia
- 24th June – Senegal
- 28th June – Poland
# Squad Details: Team Japan once did very good in World Cup though, they yet to touch the title of the tournament. Their current squad considerable good than earlier. The players of Japan are still unknown in most of the cases. Only a couple of players are connected with different big league competitions but they have the ability to beat any teams in the group. They used to play as a team which is the key of their success.
# Possible XI of Poland: Wojciech Szczesny (GK), Tomasz Kedziora (DF), Artur Jedrzejczyk (DF), Lukasz Piszczek (DF), Michal Pazdan (DF), Krzysztof Maczynski (MF), Piotr Zielinski (MF), Rafal Kurzawa (MF), Taras Romanczuk (MF), Kamil Grosicki (MF), Robert Lewandowski (FW).
# Management Staff:
- Head Coach – Adam Nawałka (Poland)
- 19th June – Senegal
- 24th June – Colombia
- 28th June – Japan
# Squad Details: Polish team squad has some most talented players. Team Poland did not achieve much from a tournament and neither they won World Cup titles. But this time, they are considered as the most potential team. They have Bayern striker named Robert Lewandowski who is passing a great time now. Besides, Rafal Kurzawa and Piotr Zielinski are also the two top-rated players in the team.
Japan Vs Poland Head To Head
According to the previous head to head statistics of Japan and Poland, these two teams have faced against each other just once. The match was an international friendly which took place on 27th March 2002. In the match, Japan won by 2 – 0 goals against Polish team.
- Total Match Played – 1
- Winning Team – Japan
Prediction: Considering all above details of the two teams Japan and Poland, we can keep ahead Poland than Japan now. Poland is regarded as the favourite among them. So, the prediction is Japan 1 – 2 Poland.