Rostov-On-Don, Russia: An overwhelming performer, Belgium will face the lone Asian side Japan in the FIFA World Cup 2018 Round of 16 match here on Monday. Belgium are the Group G topper with 9 points after they beat Panama, Tunisia and England 3-0, 5-2 and 1-0 respectively.
Japan, on the other hand, were in the second spot in Group H. Japan have impressed so far in Russia with a 2-1 win over Colombia and a 2-2 draw in an entertaining match against Senegal before a 0-1 defeat to Poland.
Belgium and Japan will be against each other for the FIFA World Cup 2018 Round of 16 match at Rostov-On-Don Arena, Rostov, Russia at 11.30pm.
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The Belgians boast a number of stars in their line-up including the likes of Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku (four goals in two matches), Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard and Manchester City attacking midfielder Kevin De Bruyne.
While Japan's attacking midfielders Genki Haraguchi, Shinji Kagawa and Takashi Inui will have important roles to play just behind striker Yuya Osako. The Japanese will look to attack down the flanks and their chances of success will hinge on how well they can supply midfielder Gaku Shibasaki.
(With Agency inputs)