Colombia vs Japan World Cup Preview, H2H & Live Match

Posted on April 20, 2018, 1:43 pm
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In the upcoming season of FIFA World Cup 2018, total 32 teams will compete where all of them are divided into eight different groups, four teams in each. Colombia and Japan are placed into group H and since 19th June 2018, the group H match will start. The opening match of the group will be executed Colombia vs Japan.

Colombia vs Japan World Cup Preview H2H & Live Match

Let’s see their upcoming match information below.

Colombia Vs Japan World Cup

  • Match Between – Colombia Vs Japan
  • Group – H
  • Date – 19th June 2018
  • Kick Off – 15:00 MSK (UTC+3)
  • Day – Tuesday
  • Host Ground – Mordovia Arena, Saransk
  • Seats Capacity – 44,442
  • Address – Saransk, Mordovia, Russia
  • Tournament – FIFA World Cup 2018
  • Match No. – 16th

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Colombia vs Japan Live Stream

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Colombia Vs Japan Head To Head

Japan and Colombia are going to take part in upcoming Russia World Cup 2018. However, earlier they also played thrice times so far. Colombia has a good record against Japan where they won twice times in three matches. Japan failed to manage a victory but drawn one match. In 2003, the first match between them was executed and in 2014 World Cup, they faced last time.

  • Total Played – Three Times
  • Colombia Won – Two Times
  • Japan Won – None
  • Draw – One Time

Colombia Football Team

Colombia Full Team Squad 2018

David Ospina (GK), Camilo Vargas (GK), Cristian Zapata (DF), Santiago Arias (DF), Frank Fabra (DF), Oscar Murillo (DF), Yerry Mina (DF), Davinson Sanchez (DF), Johan Mojica (DF), Bernardo Espinosa (DF), Carlos Sanchez (MF), Abel Aguilar (MF), James Rodriguez (MF), Giovanni Moreno (MF), Juan Fernando Quintero (MF), Wilmar Barrios (MF), Mateus Uribe (MF), Jefferson Lerma (MF), Victor Cantillo (MF), Radamel Falcao (Captain & FW), Carlos Bacca (FW), Luis Muriel (FW), Yimmi Chara (FW), Miguel Borja (FW), Duvan Zapata (FW), Jose Izquierdo (FW).

Colombia Coach

Technical Staff of Colombia National Football Team

  • Manager – Jose Pekerman
  • Asst. Manager – Pablo Garabello, Patricio Camps, Nestor Lorenzo
  • Goalkeeping Coach – Eduardo Nino

Colombia World Cup 2018

Possible Best XI of Colombia for FIFA World Cup 2018

  1. David Ospina (GK)
  2. Cristian Zapata (DF)
  3. Santiago Arias (DF)
  4. Oscar Murillo (DF)
  5. Johan Mojica (DF)
  6. Abel Aguilar (MF)
  7. James Rodriguez (MF)
  8. Wilmar Barrios (MF)
  9. Mateus Uribe (MF)
  10. Radamel Falcao (Captain & FW)
  11. Carlos Bacca (FW)

Colombia Player Formation

Formation 4 – 4 – 2

Colombia Last 5 Matches 

Recent Statistics D – W – W – L – D

Japan Football Team Squad

Eiji Kawashima (GK), Masaaki Higashiguchi (GK), Kosuke Nakamura (GK), Tomoya Ugajin (DF), Gen Shoji (DF), Yuto Nagatomo (DF), Masato Morishige (DF), Shintaro Kurumaya (DF), Tomoaki Makino (DF), Gotoku Sakai (DF), Naomichi Ueda (DF), Wataru Endo (DF), Gaku Shibasaki (MF), Ryota Morioka (MF), Hotaru Yamaguchi (MF), Makoto Hasebe (Captain & MF), Ryota Oshima (MF), Kento Misao (MF), Keisuke Honda (FW), Genki Haraguchi (FW), Kenyu Sugimoto (FW), Takashi Usami (FW), Yu Kobayashi (FW), Yuya Kubo (FW), Yuya Osako (FW), Shoya Nakajima (FW).

Japan Coach

Japan National Football Team Support 

  • Head Coach – Akira Nishino
  • Assistant Coach – Jacky Bonnevay, Makoto Teguramori
  • Physical Coach – Cyril Moine
  • Goalkeeping Coach – Yukiya Hamano, Enver Lugusic

Japan FIFA World Cup 2018

Possible Best 11 of Japan for FIFA World Cup 2018

  1. Eiji Kawashima (GK)
  2. Yuto Nagatomo (DF)
  3. Tomoaki Makino (DF)
  4. Gotoku Sakai (DF)
  5. Naomichi Ueda (DF)
  6. Makoto Hasebe (Captain & MF)
  7. Hotaru Yamaguchi (MF)
  8. Gaku Shibasaki (MF)
  9. Keisuke Honda (FW)
  10. Genki Haraguchi (FW)
  11. Kenyu Sugimoto (FW)

Japan Football Formation

4 – 2 – 3 – 1

Japan Last 5 Games

Recent Statistics L – D – L – W – W

Colombia vs Japan

Colombia vs Japan World Cup 2018 Match Prediction

Here comes the prediction of the upcoming match between Colombia and Japan. Both teams have qualified for the FIFA World Cup 2018 and so, both of them are worthy.

But considering their head to head battle and recent statistics, Colombia would win the match with the good difference. So, the prediction is Colombia 2 – 0 Japan.

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