Japan vs Paraguay Today’s Soccer Prediction
The Japanese team suffered four defeats and drawn once in their last five matches. The two most recent were already under new command. On May 30, in the farewell of their fans, Japan took 2 to 0 of Ghana’s team, which as well as the Paraguayans failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup Russia. Then, in Europe, faced Switzerland, in his dominions, and picked up again by 2 to 0.
Japan’s squad for the World Cup:
Goalkeepers: Eiji Kawashima (Metz-FRA), Masaaki Higashiguchi (Gamba Osaka-JAP) and Kosuke Nakamura (Kashiwa Reysol-JAP);
Defenders: Yuto Nagatomo (Galatasaray-TUR), Tomoaki Makino (Urawa Red Diamonds-JAP), Maya Yoshida (Southampton-ING), Hiroki Sakai (Olympique Marseille- FRA), Gotoku Sakai Antlers-JAP), Wataru Endo (Urawa Reds-JAP) and Naomichi Ueda (Kashima Antlers-JAP);
Socks: Makoto Hasebe (Eintracht Frankfurt-ALE), Keisuke Honda (Pachuca-MEX), Takashi Inui (Eibar-ESP), Hotaru Yamaguchi (Cerezo Osaka-JAP), Shinji Kagawa Borussia Dortmund ALE, Genki Haraguchi ALE), Takashi Usami (Dusseldorf-ALE), Gaku Shibasaki (Getafe-ESP) and Ryota Ohshima (Kawasaki Frontale-JAP);Attackers: Shinji Okazaki (Leicester City-ING), Yuya Osako (Colony-ALE) and Yoshinori Muto (Mainz-ALE).
Paraguay’s national team also changed their ranks after failing in the South American qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. With 24 points (seven wins, three draws and eight losses), which earned only seventh place Francisco Arce was dismissed.
Gustavo Eliseo Morínigo assumed the post by starting the cycle for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The beginning was not one of the most promising. It was three defeats and two wins in five friendlies after the qualifiers. To face Japan, the following players were called:
Goalkeepers: Alfredo Aguilar (Olimpia), Gerardo Amílcar Ortiz (Sol de América) and Justo Wilmar Villar (National);
Defender: Junior Osmar Alonso (Lille, France), Fabián Cornelio Balbuena (Corinthians), Alan Max Benítez (Libertad), Juan Marcelo Escobar (Cerro Porteño), Gustavo Gómez (Milan, Italy) and Bruno Amílcar Valdez (América, Mexico);
Antonio Bareiro (Libertad), Richard Ortiz (Olimpia), Juan Rodrigo Rojas (Cerro Porteño), Robert Ayrton Piris Da Motta (San Lorenzo de Almagro, Argentina), Richard Rafael Sánchez (Olimpia), Alejandro Romero Gamarra Bull, United States) and Oscar Romero (Shenghua Shenua, China);
Attackers: Derlis González (Dinamo Kiev, Ukraine), Ángel Romero (Corinthians), Arnaldo Antonio Sanabria (Real Betis, Spain) and Federico Javier Santander (Copenhagen, Denmark).
Even in an early stage of the new team, Paraguay, the owner of more talented players, should be indicated as the best guess for the friendly this Tuesday.
Prediction Today: Paraguay wins