As part of the match of the third round of the group stage of the World Cup, the players of the national teams of Japan and Spain will come face to face. Which of the rivals will get the victory in this meeting? Our sports portal evaluates the forecast for this meeting.Japan
In Group E, any of the teams still have a chance of reaching the World Cup playoffs.
The Japanese national team started the tournament with a victory in the match against Germany (2:1), which was a complete surprise for everyone. In the second round, the Asians had every chance to actually secure a place in the playoffs, but unexpectedly lost to Costa Rica with a score of 0:1. As a result, the Japanese national team may not reach the decisive stage, and the fault for this may be precisely a blunder in the game with the North American team.Spain
The Spanish national team is close to reaching the playoffs of the tournament.
After winning the opening match over Costa Rica with a crushing score of 7-0, many assumed that the "red fury" would be able to confidently deal with Germany. Moreover, La Roja took the lead in the duel with the Bundestim, but failed the end of the meeting, allowing the opponent to even the score in the duel and score a point to the opponent – 1:1. In the match with Japan, Spain will play to win, because it wants to ensure its entry into the playoffs of the tournament.Statistics and figures:
- Spain is the favorite of the meeting;
- Japan won twice in 5 matches;
- Spain has a 4-match unbeaten streak in all tournaments;
- The last and only face -to-face meeting of the rivals took place in 2001;
- It was a friendly match in which Spain won 1-0.
Forecast In this match, I will bet on the confident play of the Spaniards.
The team of nominal guests will be able to win Victoria, but it will be with a modest score of 2:1. The fight in this meeting will be until the last minute of the duel.