Colombia won 2-1 come-from-behind victory over Japan thanks to Rafael Bore’s fantastic overhead kick.
Japan lost 1-2 in the March A match evaluation match against Colombia held at Yodoko Sakura Stadium in Osaka, Japan on the 28th at 7:20 pm (Korean time).
Japan used a 4-4-2 formation. Nishimura, Macino, Mitoma, Morita, Kamada, Ito, I went out, Ito, Itakura, Sugawara, and Schmidt came out.
Colombia faced off with a 4-1-4-1 formation. Carrascal, Bore, Arias, Uribe, Duran, Castaño Gil, Machado, Lucumi, Sanchez, Muñoz, and Vargas sortied.
Japan scored the first goal early in the first half. In the 3rd minute of the first half, Morita’s early cross from the right was hit by Mitoma’s header.
Soon after, Colombia balanced the game. In the 33rd minute of the first half, after Machado quickly broke through the left side, Duran finished the cutback with his left foot.
Japan missed an unfortunate chance. In the 40th minute of the first half, the right side quickly developed an attack, and Nishimura, who received a grounder pass to the inside, attempted a left-footed shot in the open space, but it slightly missed the goal.
Colombia’s last free kick chance in the first half was blocked by the defense, and the referee blew the whistle to end the first half.
Japan used a replacement card. At the start of the second half, Endo and Ueda replaced Daichi and Macino, and in the 9th minute, Doan, Seko, and Kubo replaced Mitoma, Bangnaden, and Nishimura.
Colombia’s come-from-behind goal. In the 16th minute of the second half, the ball rose high in the confusion inside the Japanese box, and Bore, who was in midfield, tried a fantastic bicycle kick and broke the net.
Japan almost scored an equalizer. In the 20th minute of the second half, Morita’s cross was headed by Ueda, but goalkeeper Vargas made a save just before the goal line crossed.
Colombia replaced the player and locked the goal. In the 28th minute of the second half, Balois and Falcao were put in instead of Arias and Bore, and in the 33rd minute of the second half, Questa was put in instead of Duran.
Colombia continued to press Japan.스포츠토토 In the 45th minute of the second half, Falcao, who came as a substitute, connected a cross from the left with a header, but it headed straight to the goalkeeper.
As such, the match between the two teams ended in a 2-1 victory for Colombia.