World Cup Football 2018 - Russia

Japan

Squad

No.PlayerPositionClubAgeCapsGoals
1 Eiji KawashimaKeeperMetz 35840
2 Naomichi UedaDefenderKashima Antlers 2340
3 Gen ShojiDefenderKashima Antlers 25111
4 Keisuke HondaMidfielderPachuca 329536
5 Yuto NagatomoDefenderGalatasaray 311053
6 Wataru EndoDefenderUrawa Red Diamonds 25120
7 Gaku ShibasakiMidfielderGetafe 26183
8 Genki HaraguchiMidfielderFortuna Düsseldorf 27336
9 Shinji OkazakiForwardLeicester City 3211350
10 Shinji KagawaMidfielderBorussia Dortmund 299230
11 Takashi UsamiMidfielderFortuna Düsseldorf 26243
12 Masaaki HigashiguchiKeeperGamba Osaka 3250
13 Yoshinori MutoForwardMainz 05 25242
14 Takashi InuiMidfielderEibar 30274
15 Yuya OsakoForward1. FC Köln 28297
16 Hotaru YamaguchiMidfielderCerezo Osaka 27422
17 Makoto Hasebe (captain)MidfielderEintracht Frankfurt 341102
18 Ryota OshimaMidfielderKawasaki Frontale 2550
19 Hiroki SakaiDefenderMarseille 28430
20 Tomoaki MakinoDefenderUrawa Red Diamonds 31324
21 Gōtoku SakaiDefenderHamburger SV 27410
22 Maya YoshidaDefenderSouthampton 298210
23 Kosuke NakamuraKeeperKashiwa Reysol 2340

These details apply prior to the start of the tournament.

Matches

  1. 16. Tuesday 19th June, Saransk 13:00 BST
    Group H Match
    Colombia 1 - 2 Japan
    Scorers for Colombia: Quintero (39)
    Scorers for Japan: Kagawa (6, p), Osako (73)
    Coverage: BBC
  2. 31. Sunday 24th June, Ekaterinburg 16:00 BST
    Group H Match
    Japan 2 - 2 Senegal
    Scorers for Japan: Inui (34), Honda (78)
    Scorers for Senegal: Mané (11), Wagué (71)
    Coverage: BBC1
  3. 47. Thursday 28th June, Volgograd 15:00 BST
    Group H Match
    Japan 0 - 1 Poland
    Scorers for Poland: Bednarek (59)
    Coverage: BBC
  4. 54. Monday 2nd July, Rostov-on-Don 19:00 BST
    Round of 16
    Belgium 3 - 2 Japan
    Scorers for Belgium: Vertonghen (69), Fellaini (74), Chadli (90 + 4)
    Scorers for Japan: Haraguchi (48), Inui (52)
    Coverage: BBC1

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