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| On Jan 27, 2022 11:15 AM IST

JPN vs CHN Dream11 Prediction for Japan vs China World Cup Qualifiers Live Score Fantasy Football Tips & Dream11 Team


JPN vs CHN Dream11: Japan will be taking on China in the upcoming Group B World Cup Qualifying fixture. Japan finds itself in the second spot with 12 points having won four and lost two games in their pool. Their last three games were wins over Australia, Vietnam and Oman. Meanwhile, China is in at fifth with five points to their names courtesy of a win, two draws and three defeats. The last time the two teams faced off was in September 2021, when it was Yuya Osako’s goal in the first half that settled the points for the Japanese unit. We can expect another closely caught contest and here is the JPN vs CHN Dream11 Prediction for the game ahead.

Match Details

Date: January 27, Thursday
Kick-Off: 2:00 PM (IST)
Venue: Saitama Stadium

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Japan: WWWLW

China: DDLWL

Head to Head

From the 39 previous meetings, both Japan and China have managed to secure 15 wins apiece, whereas, eight games have ended on level terms as well.

JPN vs CHN Dream11 Prediction Details

Japan News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Takehiro Tomiyasu is ruled out due to an injury.

Expected Changes and Strategy;

  • Eiji Kawashima should be starting in at goal.
  • Y Nagatomo, Y Nakayama, N Ueda and H Sakai can line up in defence.
  • G Haraguchi, G Shibasaki, T Minamino and J Ito are likely to feature in midfield.
  • Y Osako and T Asano are in contention to lead the line of attack.

Japan Starting XI (Likely)

Eiji Kawashima (GK); Yuto Nagatomo, Yuta Nakayama, Naomichi Ueda, Hiroki Sakai; Genki Haraguchi, Gaku Shibasaki, Takumi Minamino, Junya Ito; Yuya Osako, Takuma Asano

China News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

No injury concerns

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Y Junling should be starting in between the sticks.
  • Z Linpeng, Y Dabao, Zheng Zheng and W Shenchao can line up in defense.
  • H Junmin, Wu Xi and Z Xizhe can occupy the midfield region.
  • W Lei, Z Yuning and W Shihao are anticipated to lead the attack.

China Starting XI (Likely)

Yan Junling (GK); Zhang Linpeng, Yu Dabao, Zheng Zheng, Wang Shenchao; Hao Junmin, Wu Xi, Zhang Xizhe; Wu Lei, Zhang Yuning, Wei Shihao

Japan vs China Fantasy Football Team & Tips

Captain Options

Takumi Minamino can prove to be the danger man for Japan. Minamino has bagged nine goals from the 11 in the World Cup Qualifiers so far. Other than that, he also has six goals and two assists for Liverpool this season.

Total Goals 93
Total Assists 56
Goals in the WCQ 9


Yuya Osako can play a pivotal role in the advanced region for Japan. Osako has nine goals from the nine appearances in the World Cup Qualifiers. Other than that he has also registered four goals and four assists in the J League this season.

Total Goals 93
Total Assists 56
Goals in the WCQ 9

Differential Pick

Wei Shihao has scored six goals and also has an assist from the 16 appearances in the CSL. He is expected to lead the attack for China.

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Who will win today football match?

  • Japan is second in Group B with four wins and two defeats.
  • China is in at fifth with five points having won one, drawn two and lost three games so far.
  • Japan secured a win against China the last time around and will have home advantage here.

Odds to win:

The odds are in favor of Japan to get the win by 2.12 as per bet365.

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