On Friday, the teams from Japan and Serbia will meet for a friendly game. Japan will look for their first goal against Serbia as the Europeans have not conceded in the previous two games and emerged victorious.
Japan vs. Serbia Head to Head
|head to head||Last game||Last games||Last home / away games|
|Japan||loss||0 W / 0 T / 2 L||0 W / 0 T / 1 L|
|Serbia||victory||2 W / 0 T / 0 L||1 W / 0 D / 0 L|
Last game between the teams: 11.10.2013 International friendly: Serbia 2-0 Japan; Dusan Tadic 58 ‘, Milos Jijic 90’
Last game on Japanese soil: 07.04.2010 International friendly match: Japan 0-3 Serbia
Worth mentioning: Serbia and Japan have met twice in history so far. Both games were friendly without competitive character, the first took place in 2010 and ended with a 3-0 win in favor of Serbia. The two nations met again three years later, but this time the European team won 2-0. Over 2.5 goals were scored in either of the two games, while neither side scored as Japan has yet to score against the Serbs.
Japan vs. Serbia Statistics
|As of June 8th||Last game||Last 10 games||The last 5 home / away games|
|Japan||victory||7 W / 1 T / 2 L||4 W / 0 T / 1 L|
|Serbia||To draw||3 W / 7 T / 0 L||1 W / 4 D / 0 L|
Last game Japan: 07.06.2021 World Cup qualification: Japan – Tajikistan 4: 1; Kyogo Furushashi 6 ‘, Takumi Minamino 40’, Kento Hashimoto 51 ‘, Hayao Kawebe 71’; Ehsoni Panshanbe 9 ‘
Top performer Japan: Takumi Minamino 9 goals, Yuya Osako 8 goals, Kyogo Furuhashi 3 goals.
Next game Japan: 15.06.2021 World Cup qualification: Japan – Kyrgyzstan
Last game Serbia: 07.06.2021 International friendly: Serbia 1-1 Jamaica; Strahinja Pavlovic 61 ‘; André Gray 29 ‘
Top performer Serbia: Aleksandar Mitrovic 5 goals, Filip Kostic 1 goal, Dusan Vlahovic 1 goal.
Next game Serbia: 01.09.2021 International friendly: Qatar – Serbia
|Last 10 games||GF: GA||Over 2.5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Japan defeated Tajikistan 4-1 at home in a qualifier for the 2022 World Cup on Monday. You have played four games so far in 2021 and won all of them with an overall result of 31: 1. In stark contrast, Japan played four games in 2020, but couldn’t score more than one goal in any of these games. Japan’s last game against a European team took place in 2018 when they lost 3-2 to Belgium in the round of 16 of the World Cup. Four of the nation’s last five games have scored more than 2.5 goals, while one of the two teams involved has scored a goal.
Serbia ended in a friendly game on Monday in a 1-1 draw against Jamaica. The team are unbeaten in ten consecutive matches during the regular 90 minutes, losing to Scotland only on penalties. The majority of Serbia’s most recent encounters have ended in a draw, as has been the case in nine of the last thirteen. Three of the last five games resulted in more than 2.5 goals, while four goals were scored by both sides.
Japan vs. Serbia News
Missing players Japan: No reports of injuries or bans.
Missing players Serbia: No reports of injuries or bans.
Forecasts between Japan and Serbia
Both nations meet