Thursday starting at 13:30 in Tokyo Japan Toyota Stadium representative will meet the Bulgarian in a match verification. Obviously Japan will leave the first chance to win this fight especially as they evolve in front of their fans and have the advantage of time zone. The two teams have met in 2006 in two matches and both were won by Bulgaria 2-1. Now the Japanese will certainly seek revenge.
Japan is first in Group B qualifying for the World Championships in Brazil in 2014 and had a lead of six points ahead of second place Jordan. The Japanese lost the last game 1-2 in this group even Jordan as the only defeat of the season. Japan in Group B scored 14 goals and received as many. Earlier this year Japan has played two friendlies at home to Latvia and Canada matches that we won 2-1 and 3-0. In the last nine matches played at home in all competitions only Japan was defeated by Brazil 4-0 in a friendly. Now the Japanese will certainly test more players considering that the selection area was increased lately pleacariile once with massive players in Europe.
Bulgaria, our neighbor started very good qualifying for the World Championship in Brazil after six games ranks second with ten points and two points ahead of the Czech Republic. The first place in this group is Italy which has a avasns three points from our neighbors and a game less played. In March last match played Bulgaria drew 1-1 in Denmark, ranked fourth in Group B. Besides this match with the Danes Bulgarian played just one match in 2013 won 6-0 at home to Malta score. Now try to leave Japan with a very good result although it is only a friendly match points standings matter for FIFA.