Team Japan beat Colombia in the World Cup 2018 - MOSCOW, June 19Team Japan beat the Colombian team in the World Cup match - 2018.
The game of group H, held in Saransk, ended with a score of 2: 1 in favor of the Japanese. The score in the match on the sixth minute was opened by Shinji Kagawa from the penalty spot. At the 39th minute, Colombian Juan Quintero with a free kick restored his balance, and in the 73rd minute, Yuya Osako after the corner won the fight in the air and scored the decisive goal.
From the third minute, the Colombian national team played in the minority - the first card in the tournament was the midfielder Carlos Sanchez.
Thus, the team of Japan was the first Asian team to beat Latin Americans at the World Cup. The best player of the match recognized the Japanese striker Yuyu Osako.
In the next round on June 24, the Japanese will meet the team of Senegal, the match will be held in Yekaterinburg. Team Colombia on the same day will play with Poland in Kazan.