Colombia vs Japan: 5 things to look forward to from Group H’s opening game
Confident Colombia will look for repeat of 2014 thrashing when they meet unsettled Japan in Saransk.
Japan’s heads may have dropped a little when they were drawn against Colombia in Group H of this summer’s World Cup.
The two sides met at the same stage four years ago, Los Cafeteros cruising to a 4-1 victory.
Japan left Brazil with just one point to their name while Colombia went all the way the quarter-finals, eventually finishing fifth.
As the teams square up again, what can we look forward to from Tuesday’s clash?