Colombia vs. Japan Preview: Schedule, Fixtures, Start Time, Score Updates, Team News, Lineup

Here's all you need to know about Colombia vs. Japan game including schedule, fixtures, start time, possible lineups and more.1 min

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Colombia, one of the top favorites in the 2018 World Cup, gets to play on Tuesday in a clash against Japan. Both national football clubs have the talented footballers and the ability to make some uproar, but Colombia’s skillful talents on statistics makes the Los Cafeteros the favorite to win in this game.

Both organizations are equitably healthy coming into this match, though the Colombian national football team did have to make some final alterations to its line-up. Colombia has lost left back Frank Fabra to a tournament-ending ACL injury, but it should be okay form the team. The technical Johan Mojica will likely stepping in to fill Fabra shoes. James Rodriguez , the charismatic superstar that catches the heart of the spectators from 2014 World Cup, returned to training a couple of days ago after suffering from a muscle fatigue. Led by star James Rodriguez, Colombia produced a string of remarkable performances to move on to the quarter-finals for the first time, ultimately going down 2-1 to Brazil in a tight matchup.

As for Japan, this is a club that is heavily depending on some veterans like Keisuka Honda and Makoto Hasebe.

Here’s how you can watch the Group H match between Colombia and Japan live stream on your television and online. And be sure to return a half an hour prior the kick off schedule for our real-time blog:

Where You Can Watch Colombia vs. Japan Live World Cup 2018

Date Schedule: Sunday, June 17

Time: 11 a.m. ET

Venue: Mordovia Arena

Location: Saransk, Russia

TV Channel: Fox Sports 1 (English), Telemundo (Spanish), ITV (UK)

Live Stream Online: fuboTV (Try for FREE)

Follow: Visit our 2018 World Cup Hub

Possible Lineups

COLOMBIA: David Ospina; Santiago Arias, Yerry Mina, Davinson Sanchez, Johan Mojica; Abel Aguilar, Carlos Sanchez, Juan Cuadrado, James Rodriguez; Luis Muriel, Radamel Falcao.
JAPAN: Eiji Kawashima; Hiroki Sakai, Maya Yoshida, Tomoaki Makino, Yuto Nagatomo; Makoto Hasebe, Gaku Shibasaki, Genki Haraguchi, Keisuke Honda, Takashi Inui; Yuya Osako.

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Ronald Delos Santos
Ronald has been a technology journalist since 2012 and was previously reporting for The Centrio Times. He also covered tech industry news in his first job as a reporter with a local magazine, based in Makati.
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