JPN vs COL: Japan will be aiming to bury the ghost of the Asian Cup final when they host South American giant Columbia in an International Football friendly match at International Stadium Yokohama (Nissan Stadium), in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, on Friday evening (IST).
The Blue Samurai are not short of footballing action like most of the teams who are playing for the first time since November. They were involved in a high profile tournament in February as they played in the AFC Asian Cup as the favourites.
Japan vs Columbia Team News:
Injured – Japan have a healthy squad, and there are no injury concerns for the hosts.
Key Players – Shinji Kagawa, Minamino
Injured – As many as four players have been ruled out or haven’t been selected due to their injury concerns. David Ospina, Juan Fernando Quintero, Santiago Arias and Juan Cuadrado all are out.
Key Players – Radamel Falcao, James Rodriguez
Japan vs Columbia Dream11 Playing 11
Japan– Nakamura (GK), Sasaki, Shoji, Miura, Anzai, Yamaguchi, Shibasaki, Kagawa, Doan, Usami; Minamino
Columbia – Vargas (GK), Palacios, Yarry Mina, Davinson Sanchez, Borja, Barrios, Uribe, Villa, James Rodriguez, Diaz, Falcao