Japan get this Friday Venezuela in Oita, in a friendly game that faces the Asians after a glamorous series of three consecutive wins in so many games, all played at home and against Latin American rivals (they beat Costa Rica, Panama and Uruguay).
The blue samurai do not know the defeat by the technician Chatzami Moriyasou He took over as a coach at the end of July, shortly after Japan's bid for a good World Cup match in Russia, and he made a pass in the 16th round.
The technician has formed a block in which besides its usual features regular and speed the talent and the courage of a new generation of promising footballers, including the assailant Minamino, with four goals in the last three games and the middle Nakajima and Doan.
Nipos, who will not be able to count on side veteran Nagatomo due to injury, are playing against Venezuela their penultimate friendly internationalization before counting against Kyrgyzstan, an opponent with whom they will close the preparatory round for the Asian Cup to begin in early January.
Possible alignment of Japan: Higashiguchi? Sasaki, Makino, Yoshida, Sakai. Endo, Shibasaki, Nakajima, Doan. Minamino and Osako.