Colombia – Japan World Cup Prediction
Colombia has experience in strong duels, and has managed to finish in fourth place in South America after an intense campaign to the end and has come with the sixth World Championship qualifying. With 27 points accumulated in the preliminaries, he started confident in the training matches, trying to find the best formula to keep his favorite status in Group H. He did well in friendly matches, where he ending twice with draws to Australia and Egypt, 0-0, managed to leave a very good impression in France, where he scored 3-2.
South America’s national experience in the World Championship is an important one, including a 4-1 victory against Japan in the 2014 World Cup. The score against the Asian national teams is a positive one, with Colombia managing to gain the last 18 years six wins, two straight draws, and a failure.
The probable team: Ospina – Arias; Sanchez; Mine; Mojica – Barrios; Sanchez – Uribe; Rodriguez; Cuadrado – Falcao
Japan needs a big game to overcome the calculations of the betting houses and certainly has a lot to pull, considering that it has not changed much the game it had in the Brazilian World, when it lost to the score in front opponent of this match. Qualifying for this tournament came naturally and the Japanese managed to finish first with 20 points, one more than Australia and Saudi Arabia, but allowed her to give up her last qualifying match. He is for the sixth time when playing at the highest level, his first being in 1998. Not all the time, the World Championship balance including nine defeats, four draws and four wins.
The Nippon had problems in the debut matches, managed to win one against Cameroon in 2010, the rest, three times lost to a goal difference and once they drew with Belgium, 2-2. Still negative is the balance and against the South American nation, Japan over the last eight years of such national disputes, has won four wins, five draws and suffered eight defeats.
The probable team: Kawashima – Sakai; Yoshida; Majino; Nagatomo – Hasebe; Yamaguchi – Inui; Kagawa; Honda
Prediction Colombia – Japan
Colombia is the better team, it has decisive people in all the compartments and that could put its mark seriously. Let’s not forget that the experience of direct duels began in 2003, South Americans succeeding to win twice, and twice more to tie 0-0. Japan played openly in training parties, scored at least two goals in all five such matches, matches where opponents always had a say.
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