Japan vs Poland 28/06/18

28 June 2018

At the Volgograd Arena, Poland will have a chance to provide some satisfaction to their fans after a disastrous World Cup journey, as they are set to face off against Japan in the final round of the group stage. Although they have been the top favorites to qualify for the knockout stage from Group H, Poland had a nightmarish two matches against Senegal and Colombia, which is why they already lost all chances to go past the group phase. The White and Reds have lost both matches they have featured in so far, with Colombia demolishing them by three goals to nil, while Senegal defeated them,2-1. On the other hand, after two impressive displays against Los Cafeteros and Les Lions de la Téranga, the Samurai Blue are presented with an astonishing opportunity of advancing to the round of 16 for the third time in their respective history. With Colombia and Senegal expecting a head-to-head encounter, a draw against Poland would see Akira Nishino’s team progressing to the knockout stage.

Keisuke Honda who scored the 78th-minute equalizer against Senegal after coming on off the bench might start the match from the first minute replacing Genki Haraguchi who is yet to impress. As for Adam Nawałka’s team, Arkadiusz Milik and Jakub Blaszczykowski could return to the starting line-up after skipping the game against Colombia.

Latest News
See all
LA Galaxy vs New York City FC
Blog
June 19, 2024

Dignity Health Sports Park is the venue as LA Galaxy and New York City FC go head-to-head in a Major…

Sporting Kansas City vs Real Salt Lake
Blog
June 19, 2024

Children's Mercy Park forms the backdrop for a lopsided Major League Soccer encounter between beleaguered Sporting Kansas City and high-flying…

Inter Miami vs Columbus Crew
Blog
June 19, 2024

Chase Stadium sets the stage for a mouth-watering Major League Soccer showdown between Inter Miami and Columbus Crew. Inter Miami…