JPN vs POL: Japan is targetting to be top on the Group H. So they face against an already eliminated team of World Cup Poland today. The game will kick start at 3 pm BST on June 28, Thursday. The venue of the match is at the Volgograd Arena. Poland has nothing to play for except pride as they are bottom of the group after defeats to Senegal and Colombia.
Japan is at the top with four points in Group H. Japan is currently on four points and will advance to the round of 16 with a win or a draw. In today’s match, there may be some changes expected in Poland’s side as the defender was injured. Hence Japan has more chance to win this game and lead the Group.
Japan vs Poland Playing XI
Japan Playing XI: Kawashima, Hiroki Sakai, Yoshida, Makino, Nagatomo, Yamaguchi, Shibasaki, Gotoku Sakai, Okazaki, Usami, Muto.
Subs: Higashiguchi, Ueda, Shoji, Honda, Endo, Haraguchi, Kagawa, Inui, Osako, Hasebe, Oshima, Nakamura.
Poland Playing XI: Fabianski, Bereszynski, Glik, Bednarek, Kurzawa, Krychowiak, Goralski, Jedrzejczyk, Zielinski, Lewandowski, Grosicki.
Subs: Szczesny, Pazdan, Cionek, Milik, Linetty, Rybus, Teodorczyk, Blaszczykowski, Peszko, Piszczek, Kownacki, Bialkowski.
Referee: Janny Sikazwe (Zambia)