There is a continuation of unexpected results in the ongoing World Cup football in Russia.
The Group H match has given Japan a new history by defeating the Columbia team, which is much stronger than them, 2-1.
This is the first time when any Asian team has been able to defeat a South American team in World Cup football.
Colombia had to play with 10 players for more than 86 minutes in this match.
In the third minute of the match Carlos Sanchange of Colombia was shown a red card, this is the first red card of the current World Cup.
After this, Shinji Kagawa gave Japan the lead by scoring the first goal from Japan. In the first half, Colombia, Juan Quintro scored a fine kick on the free kick and brought the team to the ranks.
In the second half of the match, Columbia muster its star player Hamish Rodriguez but they did not appear in their full rhythm.
In the 73rd minute of the match, Japan’s Osaka scored the crucial goal of the match.
With this victory, Japan took revenge for the loss of 1-4 on Colombia’s 2014 World Cup.
On the other hand, it is a very bad start for Colombia, who reached the quarter-finals of the 2014 World Cup, because the team has yet to compete against the better team Poland and Senegal in the next group stage.
History made by Japan’s victory: –
Japan became the first Asian team to beat the South American team in the World Cup.
This is the first World Cup since 1974 when the four South American teams could not win in their opening match
In the World Cup, Columbia has played 19 matches so far, there is no match in which there is no goal