Belgium’s show to run.

Eden Hazard, Romelu Lukaku and Kevin De Bruyne will all start. They also have the added boost of Vincent Kompany and Thomas Vermaelan available.

Belgium eventually eased their way past Panama then made light work against Tunisia in their opening group games. They qualified as Group G winners after beating England 1-0 in a game they made wholesale changes for.

Japan qualified through fair play due to picking up less yellow cards than Senegal. It’s a huge achievement in itself for the Asian side to make it through to the next round.In a group full of big players, the side were able to navigate through the supposed group of death.

The sides met in a friendly match in November 2017 where Romelu Lukaku scored the only goal of the game.

Belgium will need to keep an eye on discipline, with Jan Vertonghen, Kevin De Bruyne, Thomas Meunier, Youri Tielemans and Leander Dendoncker all one booking away from suspension.

For Japan, Inui, Hasebe, Eiji Kawashima and Tomoaki Makino  will have to tread carefully.

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