JPN vs SAU: In knock out stage of AFC Asian Cup 2019, the football teams Japan and Saudi Arabia face off each other today in the field. The game will kick start at 4:30 PM IST on 21st January 2019. The venue of the match is at Al-Sharjah Stadium, in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
With three wins from the three games, Japan topped their group. In the last five games, Japan has four games and drawn one game whereas Saudi Arabia has won two games, lost one game and drawn two games. Hence in today’s game JPN vs SAU, it is predicted that Japan will win against Saudi Arabia.
JPN vs SAU Team News
For Japan, Shoya Nakajima and Hidemasa Morita both pulled out of the squad with leg injuries and were replaced by Tsukasa Shiotani and Takashi Inui. The key players of the team are Haraguchi, Takumi. The key players of the team Saudi Arabia to be watched are F. Al-Muwallad, S. Al-Dawsari.
JPN vs SAU Playing XI
Japan Playing XI: S. Gonda (GK), H. Sakai, T. Tomiyasu, M. Yoshida, Y. Nagatomo, W. Endo, G. Shibasaki, G. Heraguchi, M. Takumi, R. Doan, K. Kitagawa
Saudi Arabia Playing XI: M. Al Owais (GK), H. Al Shamrani, M. Al-Fatil, A. Al Bulaihi, M. Al-Berik, A. Otayf, Y. Al-Shehri, H. Al-Mogahwi, S. Al-Dawsari, H. Bahbri, F. Al-Muwallad