Japan Take this Friday Venezuela in Oita, in a friendly encounter with which the Asians faced a brilliant series of three consecutive victories in a number of matches, everyone played at home and against the Latin American rivals (beat Costa Rica, Panama and Uruguay).
Blue samurai do not know the defeat of technicians Hajime Moriiasu He assumed the post of trainer in late July, immediately after the Japanese offered a good image at the World Cup in Russia and strove to move to the 16th round.
The technician formed a block in which besides his usual characteristics tactical order and speed Talent appearances and the new generation of promising footballers, including the attackers, will dazzle Minamino, with four goals in the last three games, and in the middle of the field Nakajima and Doana.
Nipponese, who will not be able to count on the side veteran Nagatomo for the injury, play against Venezuela their pretentious international friendly before being measured against Kyrgyzstan, the opponent with whom he will close the Asia Cup final round that will start in early January.
Probable settlement of Japan: Higashiguchi; Sasaki, Makino, Ioshida, Sakai; Endo, Shibasaki, Nakajima, Doan; Minamino and Osaka.