JP-U23 vs SP-U23 Olympics men match prediction

Japan U23 vs Spain U23 men betting tips, H2H & match prediction

Before we get our gold medalists in soccer, four teams will fight each other in the semifinals to reach that medal. And our second semifinal that will happen on 3rd August at 4:30 PM IST will decide one of the finalists. In this match, Japan and Spain will face each other at Saitama Stadium.

JP-U23 vs SP-U23 Olympics men

Japan U23 vs Spain U23 men head-to-head

In the 2012 Olympics, Japan won against Spain and proved to be a trustworthy team. This year they lagged in performance. On the other hand, Spain has been a phenomenal team and has more probability of entering the finals. 

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Japan U23 men News

Unfortunately, Tomiyasu is suspended and will be sitting out this match. However, Sakai completed his halt due to the card clash and will be making a return.

Expected Japan U23 men XI

Formation of Japan U23 men: 4-2-3-1

GK: Tani, DEF: Sakai, Itakura, Yoshida Hatate, MID: Endu, Tanaka, ATT: Doan, Kubo, Mitoma, Ueda.

Spain U23 men News

Spain too has some injured players to heal. Ceballos and Mingueza would be absent from the field. Gil finished his suspension period and will join the team for this match, increasing the spirits and power of the team.

Expected Spain U23 men XI

Formation of Spain U23 men: 4-3-3

GK: Simon, DEF: Gil, Garcia, Tores, Cucurella, MID: Zubimendi, Merino, Pedri, ATT: Oyarzabal, Mir, Olmo.

Japan U23 vs Spain U23 men betting tips and match prediction

The Japanese have the favor of being in their land. This gives them a chance for victory. But Spain looks more powerful and rehearsed. They are a team created to bring the medal home. Therefore, Spain can be marked as the safety team for this semifinal match.