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Colombia vs Japan Preview and Predictions World Cup Russia 2018

Colombia vs Japan
FIFA World Cup Group H
Date: Tuesday, 19 June 2018
Kick-Off at 13:00 UK / 14:00 CET
Venue: Mordovia Arena, Saransk.

Colombia vs Japan Match Preview 

Colombia rise as the most grounded of four outfits in the main gathering without a genuine top choice. They will open the undertakings against ostensibly the weakest restriction in the gathering on Tuesday and anything other than a triumph would kill the force in front of what ought to be harder checks against any semblance of Poland and Senegal later on. 

Los Cafeteros will confront harsh circumstances coordinating their authentic quarter-last movement once again from Brazil 2014 when they were flown up as a real refreshment with the wonderful develop play and innovativeness everywhere. James Rodriguez was the man who totally stole the show in those days as he wound up to be the opposition's best scorer. 

Stellar showings in Brazil anchored James the move of his life as he joined European mammoths Real Madrid soon after the World Cup. In any case, he never got the genuine opportunity to uncover his maximum capacity there which is the reason Madrid sent him on credit to Bayern Munich where the Colombian star had a nice crusade this season netting seven goals and giving 11 aids 23 appearances for the Bavarians in Bundesliga. 

James will have the opportunity to appreciate the organization with Radamel Falcao who avoided the competition in Brazil because of damage. The Colombian charm discovered his resurgence at Monaco where he scored a noteworthy 18-goal count in 26 Ligue 1 undertakings. 

Japan touched base to Russia after a somewhat turbulent period which saw them roll out the administrative improvement only two months previously the World Cup. Despite the fact that they bested their separate qualifying bunch in front of Saudi Arabia and Australia, Japan chose to go separate ways with the Bosnian administrator Vahid Halilhodzic after a progression of thrashings in friendlies despite the fact that the resistance included Brazil, Belgium and Ukraine. 

Colombia Predicted Starting Eleven (4-2-3-1)

Ospina – Davinson Sanchez, Mina, Arias, Fabra – Carlos Sanchez, Aguilar – Cuadrado, Rodriguez, Cardona – Falcao.

Japan Predicted Starting Eleven (4-2-3-1)

Kawashima – Yoshida, Makino, Sakai, Nagatomo – Hasebe, Oshima – Okazaki, Kagawa, Inui – Honda.

Colombia vs Japan Head-to-head 

Colombia were significantly more effective in the short history of no holds barred challenges with Japan. 

Los Cafeteros won two and drew one of three gatherings with samurai Blue. 

The primary match was played back in the mid year of 2003 at the Confederations Cup when the South Americans secured a tight 0-1 triumph. 

Group drew 0-0 four years after the fact at Kirin Cup (an opposition of a cordial character). 

At long last, these two sides bolted horns at the greatest stage four years back in Brazil when Colombia took a pulverizing 4-1 triumph in the gathering stage. 

Juan Cuadrado, James Rodriguez and Jackson Martinez scored goals for Los Cafeteros in those days. 

Colombia vs Japan Predictions 

It's extremely difficult to judge the Japanese outfit knowing this might be their third match under Akira Nishino. What we are on the whole mindful of is that the group unmistakably needs solidness at the back after the specified administrative change as Samurai Blue yielded two goals in every one of three friendlies under Nishino. It's a poor record given the resistance incorporated any semblance of Ghana, Switzerland and Paraguay, none of which are known to be productive in the last third. 

This absence of fastidiousness in the Japanese back line ought to be the music to the ears of Jose Pekerman who has a solid capability in plain view in his positions. Any semblance of James Rodriguez, Juan Cuadrado and Radamel Falcao are well equipped for misusing the said openings with all due respect, which means we'll go for the Colombians to net at least two goals on the day as the fundamental wagering choice, set at 1.90 chances. 

The conflict with Japan is an ideal open door for Pekerman's outfit to raise the spirits in front of matches against Poland and Senegal, especially after consecutive goalless attracts to Australia and Egypt in late friendlies. Try not to be deceived by such outcomes as Los Cafeteros uncovered their full assaulting potential when they sacked three goals past France in March this year. 

Anticipated Full-Time Result is a sure triumph for Colombia who are relied upon to overwhelm the pitch from the simple first shriek at Mordovia Arena.