Japan are set to name an unchanged line up for this knockout match against Paraguay.
Having suffered no injuries or suspensions thus far, Japan manager Takeshi Okada is set to name an unchanged side with Keisuke Honda once again playing as a lone striker.
Centre back Tulio Tanaka has overcome the back problem that meant he couldn’t train with the rest of the players and is also set to start.
Out for Paraguay is the suspended Victor Ceceres. His place is likely to be taken by Carlos Bonet.
Gerardo Martino may choose to freshen up his frontline after a 0-0 draw with New Zealand saw many chances squandered.
Roque Santa Cruz, Nelson Valdez and Oscar Cardozo formed a three man attack in that match, but one could be dropped in favour of Lucas Barrios.
Defender Antolin Alcaraz, who has just completed a move to Wigan Athletic, returns from injury and is set to start against Japan.
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