Uruguay vs Japan, Copa America 2019 – Preview, Prediction, Match Details and Live Streaming
In the 2019 Copa America, Uruguay will play their second game against Japan at the Arena do Grêmio in Porto Alegre. Uruguay can book its ticket to the 2019 Copa America quarterfinals on Thursday with a triumph of Japan as the two meet in their second group stage match.
Uruguay vs Japan Team News
Uruguay began the competition in astounding style in Belo Horizonte on Sunday, dismissing 10-man Ecuador 4-0 in their Group C experience as they played with an additional man from the 24th minute after Ecuador’s Jose Quintero was red-carded for elbowing Nicolas Lodeiro.
Lodeiro gave them an early lead before Jose Quinteros was sent off for Ecuador, while Edinson Cavani and Luis Suarez scored before half-time as Uruguay exploited the numerical disparity and Arturo Mina’s second-half own goal wrapped sealed the overwhelming triumph.
A negative from the success was the news that midfielder Matias Vecino will miss the remainder of the Copa America with thigh damage grabbed in the game against Ecuador so Arsenal’s Lucas Torreira is his most likely replacement.
Japan were vanquished 4-0 by Chile in their opening match of the competition as the youthful and experimental Japanese side were competitive however inefficient with their odds having missed five incredible opportunities during the game.
A large portion of Japan’s perilous moments of play against Chile included Kubo, the talented rising star who marked an arrangement with Real Madrid this mid year and he will get an opportunity to exhibit his capacity indeed in this match.
Youthful centre-forward Ayase Ueda battled before goal against Chile while Leicester City’s Shinji Okazaki looked all the more a danger when he went ahead from the bench and he may begin this occasion.
Uruguay vs Japan Match Odds
Uruguay – 2 (+105)
Japan +2 (- 125)
Uruguay vs Japan Match Prediction
Uruguay were agreeable victors against Ecuador in their first game and despite the fact that they were helped by a red card, it is likely they would have been unreasonably solid for their rivals regardless. The 4-0 win will positively have supported certainty and they are certain to be eager for more goals against a Japan side that surrendered four goals in their opening group fixture. The experience and ability in the Uruguay squad will guarantee they don’t mistake against Japan and a routine triumph for Uruguay is expected.
Here’s how individuals can watch the Uruguay vs Japan match and what to know:
When is Uruguay vs Japan match happening?
The Uruguay vs Japan match will happen on Friday 21st June, 2019 – 00:00 (UK).
Where is Uruguay vs Japan happening?
The Uruguay vs Japan match will be played at Arena do Grêmio, Porto Alegre.
What TV channel is Uruguay vs Japan on?
Where can people stream Uruguay vs Japan?
Premier Sport subscribers can stream the match via Premier Player in UK.
For watchers in the United States, the game will be appeared and people can watch it by subscribing to ESPN+ here!
Where can people get tickets for Uruguay vs Japan?
Uruguay vs Japan Squads
Copa America 2019 squad | Uruguay
Goalkeepers: Fernando Muslera, Martin Silva, Martin Campana
Defenders: Diego Godin, Jose Maria Gimenez, Sebastian Coates, Martin Caceres, Marcelo Sarrachi
Midfielders: Giovanni Gonzalez, Diego Laxalt, Lucas Torreira, Matias Vecino, Rodrigo Bentancur, Nahitan Nandez, Federico Valverde, Nicolas Lodeiro, Giorgian De Arrascaeta, Gaston Pereiro
Forward: Edinson Cavani, Cristhian Stuani, Maximiliano Gomez, Jonathan Rodriguez, Luis Suarez
Copa America 2019 squad | Japan
Goalkeepers: Eiji Kawashima, Ryosuke Kojima, Keisuke Osako
Defenders: Naomichi Ueda, Takehiro Tomiyasu, Tomoki Iwata, Ko Itakura, Daiki Sugioka, Teruki Hara, Daiki Suga, Yugo Tatsuta
Midfielders: Yuta Nakayama, Gaku Shibasaki, Shoya Nakajima, Takefusa Kubo, Tatsuya Ito, Koji Miyoshi, Kota Watanabe, Hiroki Abe, Taishi Matsumoto
Forwards: Shinji Okazaki, Daizen Maeda, Ayase Ueda