Uruguay and Japan will meet for their second Copa America 2019 matches on Thursday, June 20. The game will take place at Fonte Nova Arena, Salvador, Brazil. Japan lost its opener against Chile as they were drubbed 4 to not. On the other hand, Uruguay are coming in the game after thumping victory against Ecuador.
Nicolas Lodeiro, Edinson Cavani, Luis Suarez and Arturo Mina were among the scorers.
Venue: Gremio Arena
Date & Time: 21st June 2019, 4:30 AM
Team news of JPN vs URU:
- Mauricio Lemos, Luis Suarez and Jonathan Urreta will miss the match for Uruguay.
- Maya Yoshida will not player the Gremio Arena game, while Takashi Inui’s selection is under suspense.
Match Preview of JPN vs URU:
Japan is one of the most successful teams in Asia, having qualified for the last six consecutive FIFA World Cups with second-round advancements in 2002, 2010, and 2018, and having won the AFC Asian Cup a record four times, in 1992, 2000, 2004 and 2011. The team has also finished second in the 2001 FIFA Confederations Cup and the 2019 AFC Asian Cup. Their principal continental rivals are South Korea and most recently, Australia.
The Uruguayan team is commonly referred to as La Celeste. They have won the Copa América 15 times, the most successful national team in the tournament, the most recent title being the 2011 edition. The team has won the FIFA World Cup twice, including the first World Cup in 1930 as hosts, defeating Argentina 4–2 in the final. They won their second title in 1950, upsetting host Brazil 2–1 in the final match, which received an attendance higher than any football match ever.
Head to Head Record between Japan and Uruguay in previous clashes
Japan 4-3 Uruguay
Japan 0-2 Uruguay
Japan 2-4 Uruguay
Japan 1-3 Uruguay
Japan 2-2 Uruguay
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Playing 11 of JPN:
Osako/Kawahima, Hara, Tomiyasu, Ueda, Sugioka, Abe, Shibasaki, Nakayama, Nakajima, Kubo, Okazaki
Playing 11 of URU:
Muslera (GK), Caceres, Godin, Gimenez, Laxalt, Nandez, Bentancur, Torreira, Lodeiro, Cavani, Suarez