The in-form Colombia takes on Japan in the Kirin Cup in which Japan is the most successful team. The match will take place at Yodoko Sakura S tadium in Osaka, Japan at 3:50 PM IST. They won it 11 times in the past and will be looking to extend it after a 1-1 draw against Uruguay last week. They are coming off a heartbreaking but valiant exit from the World C up and will be looking to improve from here on.
The Colombians are also in good form as they have not lost a game since their defeat to Argentina last year. Their new coach Nestor Lorenzo has worked wonders as he has brought new life to this team. No South American team has won the Kirin Cup since 2011. Columbia would want to change that and begin their new era on a high note. They drew 2-2 against South Korea last week. James Rodriguez will be the key player for Colombia as always.
Japan and Colombia have clashed five times in the past. Japan has won only once while Colombia has won thrice. Colombia won the last meeting between the two sides in 2019.
When and where will Japan vs Colombia international friendly take place?
Japan vs Colombia international friendly will take place at Yodoko Sakura Stadium in Osaka, Japan at 3:50 pm (IST) on 28 March.
Where to watch the live telecast of Japan vs Colombia in India?
The live telecast of the international friendly match between Japan and Colombia will not be available in India.
Where to watch the live stream of Japan vs Colombia, international friendly in India?
There is no live stream of Japan vs Colombia in India.
Predicted Line ups:
Schmidt; Sugawara, Itakura, Machida, H. Ito; J. Ito, Endo, Morita, Kamada; Asano, Nishimura
Vasquez; Palacios, Cuesta, Lucumi, Mojica; Uribe, Velasquez; Arias, Rodriguez, Carrascal; Falcao