Japan vs Colombia Live Stream FIFA World Cup 2026

As per the schedule of FIFA 2026 three group stage matches are going to be played on 19th June 2026 and among the other two matches, the most crucial match is fixed between Japan vs Colombia whereas Mordovia Arena, Saransk will host this big match. Both teams are going to make their opening appearance in FIFA World Cup 2026 through this match so big pressure on both sides and fighting competition is expected between these teams.

Well Japan vs Colombia match holds much worth as this is tournament opener for both sides and their intentions are to grab their 1st victory of this mega event of football in order to display their strong preparations for FIFA 2026 and no doubt this victory will uplift the morals of winning side which will be helpful for them in their upcoming matches against many other hardcore football nations.

Colombia Vs Japan Match Details

  • Event: FIFA World Cup 2026
  • Teams: Japan vs Colombia
  • Venue: Mordovia Arena, Saransk
  • Date: 19th June 2026
  • Time: 15:00 Local Time

Colombia Vs Japan Live Stream

Japan vs Colombia  Match Preview

Japan football team remained underdogs due to their poor performance in previous season of FIFA World Cup but somehow this team succeed to confirm their place in the main rounds of FIFA 2026 but the reality is that the Asian team is still struggle with their poor performance and lack of experience in team put them on back foot in this tournament.

In recent few matches Japan performed really badly and their back to back defeats raise many crucial questions on the preparations of this team for FIFA 2026 as well as their selection of team looks completely out of order. In last six matches Japan displayed poor game and lost 5 matches against different international football teams whereas this team is still looking for their opening victory in current season.

Colombia on the other hand answered all the critics raised on their poor performance as this team performed really outstandingly in FIFA Qualification Rounds and managed to book their seat in the main rounds of this glamorous event. Colombia football team still needs more perfections and practice in order to cover up long journey of FIFA 2026.

In last six international matches the performance of Colombia remained average as this team managed to won 2 matches against France by 3-2 and against China by 4-0 whereas this team lost their match against Korea by 2-1 and 3 matches of Colombia ended up as draw. This performance scenario reflects the preparations of Colombia for FIFA 2026.

Japan vs Colombia H2H

In head to head competitions Colombia football team remained dominant on Japan and the Asian team is still seeking their 1st ever victory over Colombia. In last FIFA World Cup Colombia just outclassed Japan by 4-0 and that performance just shows that Colombia is more strong and tough competitor as compare to Japan.

Japan vs Colombia Predictions

As far as the prediction is concerned many football analyst are prediction Colombia football team as hot favorite in the upcoming match as the previous performance of Colombia is more impressive than Japan and secondly Japan never won any match against Colombia in recent years so Colombia have already dominating over Japan on the behalf of their previous track record.

Japan Team Squad/Lineups (From)

GOALKEEPERS: Eiji Kawashima (Metz), Masaaki Higashiguchi (Gamba Osaka), Kosuke Nakamura (Kashiwa Reysol).

DEFENDERS: Yuto Nagatomo (Galatasaray), Tomoaki Makino, Wataru Endo (Urawa Reds), Maya Yoshida (Southampton), Hiroki Sakai (Marseille), Gotoku Sakai (Hamburg); Gen Shoji, Naomichi Ueda (Kashima Antlers).

MIDFIELDERS: Makoto Hasebe (Eintracht Frankfurt); Keisuke Honda (Pachuca), Takashi Inui (Eibar), Shinji Kagawa (Dortmund), Hotaru Yamaguchi (Cerezo Osaka), Genki Haraguchi, Takashi Usami (Fortuna Dusseldorf), Gaku Shibasaki (Getafe), Ryota Oshima (Kawasaki Frontale).

FORWARDS: Shinji Okazaki (Leicester), Yuya Osako (Werder Bremen), Yoshinori Muto (Mainz).

Colombia Team Squad/Lineups (From)

GOALKEEPERS: David Ospina (Arsenal), Camilo Vargas (Deportivo Cali), Jose Fernando Cuadrado (Once Caldas).

DEFENDERS: Cristian Zapata (Milan), Davinson Sanchez (Tottenham), Santiago Arias (PSV Eindhoven), Oscar Murillo (Pachuca), Frank Fabra (Boca Juniors), Johan Mojica (Girona), Yerry Mina(Barcelona).

MIDFIELDERS: Wílmar Barrios (Boca Juniors), Carlos Sanchez (Espanyol), Jefferson Lerma (Levante), Jose Izquierdo (Brighton), James Rodriguez (Bayern Munich), Abel Aguilar (Deportivo Cali), Mateus Uribe (America), Juan Fernando Quintero (River Plate), Juan Cuadrado (Juventus).

FORWARDS: Radamel Falcao (Monaco), Miguel Borja (Palmeiras), Carlos Bacca (Villarreal), Luis Fernando Muriel (Sevilla).


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