Japan take on Colombia for the last game of Group C at the Arena Pantanal in Cuiaba. Colombia have already qualified for the last 16 with six points after stringing together two wins but if Japan wish to qualify for the next round, they will have to beat Colombia and also hope Greece beat Ivory Coast.

You can watch the live streaming of the Japan vs Colombia match in India at livsports.in and for the viewers in USA, you can watch the match on Espn.go.com.  Football lovers can watch the live telecast of this match at Sony Six TV Channel.


Japan and Colombia have met twice before. Their most recent encounter came at the 2007 Kirin Cup (0-0). Yasuhito Endo and Yasuyuki Konno played for Japan, Mario Yepes for Colombia.

Colombia beat Japan 1-0 at the 2003 Confederations Cup though a Giovanni Hernández (COL) goal. Mario Yepes played for Colombia, Yasuhito Endo and Yoshito Okubo for Japan.

Colombia have played only once against a team representing AFC at a World Cup. In 1990 they beat United Arab Emirates 2-0, with Carlos Valderama and Bernardo Redin scoring the goals.

Japan are winless in three World Cup matches vs CONMEBOL sides. In 2010, they drew with Paraguay (0-0), in 2006 they lost to Brazil (4-1) and in 1998 they were defeated by Argentina (1-0).

Yuto Nagatomo (JPN) meets Internazionale teammate Fredy Guarín (COL); Keisuke Honda (JPN) meets AC Milan teammate Cristian Zapata.

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