Japan v Colombia Odds : Live Stream plus free bets from Group C

The latest Japan v Colombia odds, plus live streaming and free bets from the World Cup clash at Arena Pantanal, Cuiabá.

Japan need to beat Colombia on Tuesday evening and hope other results go their way to join the South American’s in the last 16.

Japan will be kicking themselves for failing to overcome the 10 men of Greece in their last Group C encounter.

Against 10 men for over half the match, the Asian’s struggled to create a glorious chance and will see the match as two points dropped.

Colombia edged past Ivory Coast to book their place in the last 16, with James Rodriguez once again shinning for Jose Pekerman’s side.

Rodriguez opened the scoring with a header, before Juan Quintero doubled their lead shortly after.

Gervinho pulled one back for Ivory Coast, although they held on to make it two wins from two and guarantee qualification.

A point for Colombia would be enough for them to secure top spot, meaning they would almost certainly face one of Italy or Uruguay in the second round.

The pair have met twice before, with Colombia winning one and draw the other, without conceding a goal.

World Cup best: Japan twice second round (Most recent 2010); Colombia last 16 (1990)

2010 World Cup: Japan last 16; Colombia DNQ

Team news

Manchester United midfielder Shinji Kagawa was a surprise exclusion from the goalless draw with Greece.

Kagawa could return, with Japan needing a win against Colombia, with Yuya Osako expected to make way.

Yasuhito Endo was introduced at half-time and the experienced midfielder may well start on Tuesday.

Colombia could opt to rotate players, with a point good enough to secure top spot.

Inter midfielder Fredy Guarin may well be given his first start, with Jackson Martinez hopeful of edging out Teofilo Gutierrez for the centre forward role.

Carlos Sanchez is the only Colombian a yellow card away from a ban and he may well start on the bench.

Japan (4-2-3-1): Kawashima; Uchida, Yoshida, Hasebe, Nagatomo; Konno, Yamaguchi; Okubo, Honda, Kagawa; Okazaki

Colombia (4-2-3-1): Ospina; Zuniga, Zapata, Yepes, Armero; Aguilar, Guarin; Cuadrado, Ibarbo, Rodriguez; Martinez



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