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Coverage of the International Friendlies clash between Japan and Venezuela.
Next Game: Japan vs. Kyrgyzstan - Tuesday, November 20 at 10.20am in International Friendlies
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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger watches on during a Premier League clash with Huddersfield Town on May 13, 2018
Arsene Wenger 'top target for Japan'
The Japanese football association reportedly make former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger their top target for the vacant managerial position with the national team.
Jul 20, 10:44
Japan's players and staff celebrate qualifying for the 2018 World Cup
Japan veterans Keisuke Honda, Makoto Hasebe announce international retirement
Japan veterans Keisuke Honda and Makoto Hasebe announce their international retirement following their World Cup round-of-16 exit.
Jul 3, 20:21
Eden Hazard in action for Belgium on June 2, 2018
Eden Hazard relishing "magnificent" Brazil contest
Belgium star Eden Hazard says that facing Brazil in the quarter-finals of the World Cup is "magnificent" for his team.
Jul 2, 22:47
Belgium manager Roberto Martinez on October 10, 2017
Belgium boss Roberto Martinez: 'Japan comeback an incredible achievement'
Belgium boss Roberto Martinez hails his side's comeback against Japan as an "incredible achievement".
Jul 2, 22:26
Japan manager Akira Nishino on May 30, 2018
Japan boss Akira Nishino "devastated" by Belgium defeat
Japan boss Akira Nishino says that he was left "devastated" by his side's defeat to Belgium at the World Cup finals.
Jul 2, 21:52
Belgium's players celebrate beating USA in the last 16 of the 2014 World Cup
Result: Belgium beat Japan through last-gasp Nacer Chadli winner
Nacer Chadli scores with the final kick of the game to complete a remarkable Belgium comeback in their 3-2 win over Japan in the last 16 of the World Cup.
Jul 2, 21:00
Eden Hazard in action during the international friendly between Belgium and Portugal on June 2, 2018
Live Commentary: Belgium 3-2 Japan - as it happened
Relive Belgium's 3-2 comeback win over Japan in a thrilling World Cup last-16 clash, with Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates from the Rostov Arena.
Jul 2, 18:00
Eden Hazard in action for Belgium on June 2, 2018
Team News: Romelu Lukaku, Eden Hazard return for Belgium
Belgium recall key players Romelu Lukaku, Eden Hazard and Vincent Kompany for their last-16 meeting with Japan.
Jul 2, 17:47
Japan manager Akira Nishino on May 30, 2018
Akira Nishino: "Japan have a new opportunity"
Japan coach Akira Nishino hails his side's last-16 tie with Belgium on Monday as a "new opportunity".
Jul 2, 12:46
Belgium's Romelu Lukaku scores their second goal in the match against Panama on June 18, 2018
Maya Yoshida: 'Stopping Romelu Lukaku will be tough'
Japan defender Maya Yoshida concedes that he will not be able to stop Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku from scoring on his own in Monday's last-16 tie.
Jun 30, 21:39
Japan's players celebrate after reaching the knockout stages of the 2014 World Cup
Roberto Martinez expects "really competitive" game against Japan
Belgium's Roberto Martinez does not anticipate "any big surprises" against last-16 opponents Japan, having faced the Asian side in a Brussels friendly seven months ago.
Jun 30, 21:27
Belgium's Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring their second goal in the friendly against Costa Rica on June 11, 2018
Romelu Lukaku, Vincent Kompany fit to face Japan
Belgium manager Roberto Martinez confirms that Romelu Lukaku, Vincent Kompany and Thomas Vermaelen will be fit to face Japan.
Jun 29, 21:36
Japan manager Akira Nishino on May 30, 2018
Result: Japan reach last 16 of World Cup despite Poland defeat
Japan progress through to the last 16 of the World Cup despite suffering a 1-0 defeat to Poland in Thursday's clash in Volgograd.
Jun 28, 16:55
The Japan team line up before their friendly game with Switzerland on June 8, 2018
Team News: Shinji Okazaki named in Japan XI
Leicester City forward Shinji Okazaki returns to the Japan XI for Thursday's 2018 World Cup clash Group H clash with Poland.
Jun 28, 14:09
Japan manager Akira Nishino on May 30, 2018
Live Commentary: Japan 0-1 Poland - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Japan qualify for the last 16 of the World Cup, despite losing to Poland in Thursday's Group H clash in Volgograd.
Jun 28, 14:00
Japan manager Akira Nishino on May 30, 2018
Akira Nishino: 'Senegal game was always going to be tough'
Japan boss Akira Nishino admits the strength of the Senegal team in their 2-2 draw in Yekaterinburg on Sunday evening.
Jun 24, 19:12
Sadio Mane in action for Senegal on June 9, 2018
Senegal forward Sadio Mane "disappointed" with Japan draw
Senegal forward Sadio Mane admits that his side's meeting with Colombia is shaping up to be "decisive" after failing to hold on in their 2-2 draw with Japan.
Jun 24, 18:55
Senegal manager Aliou Cisse on May 31, 2018
Result: Japan, Senegal play out entertaining draw at World Cup
Japan and Senegal both boost their chances of progression from Group H with a 2-2 draw from Sunday's World Cup clash in Yekaterinburg.
Jun 24, 17:53
Japan manager Akira Nishino on May 30, 2018
Team News: Japan unchanged as Senegal bring in Badou Ndiaye
Japan name an unchanged starting XI for their World Cup Group H encounter with Senegal - who have made one change - in Yekaterinburg.
Jun 24, 15:06
Senegal manager Aliou Cisse on May 31, 2018
Live Commentary: Japan 2-2 Senegal - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Japan and Senegal boost their hopes of qualification for the World Cup last 16 with a 2-2 draw in Yekaterinburg.
Jun 24, 15:00

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City1210203653132
2Liverpool129302351830
3Chelsea128402781928
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs1290320101027
5Arsenal1273226151124
6Bournemouth126242116520
7Watford126241714320
8Manchester UnitedMan Utd126242021-120
9Everton125431915419
10Leicester CityLeicester125251716117
11Wolverhampton WanderersWolves124441213-116
12Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton124261318-514
13West Ham UnitedWest Ham123361418-412
14Newcastle UnitedNewcastle12237915-69
15Burnley122371225-139
16Crystal Palace12228817-98
17Southampton12156821-138
18Cardiff CityCardiff122281125-148
19Huddersfield TownHuddersfield12147622-167
20Fulham121291131-205

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