Japan faced Canada in a warm-up match at home, and both sides announced their starting lineup before the game.
Japan’s starting lineup: 12-Osakaki Keisuke, 16-Tomayasu Kenyo, 19-Machida Hiroki, 22-Nakayama Yuta, 26-Aikuma Masashi, 6-Endo Hang, 8-Minamino Takumi, 14-Ito Junya , 17-Tanaka Aoi, 13-Nakamura Keito, 18-Asano Takuma
Japanese substitutes: 1-Kōjima Kojima, 23-Aya Suzuki, 3-Akigo Taniguchi, 4-Itakura Hōki, 21-Hiroyuki Ito, 27-Daiki Hashioka, 2-Yuse Sugawara, 7-Kawabe Shun, 5-Hidemasa Morita, 24-Reio the flag bearer, 15-Atsuki Ito, 20-Takehide Kubo, 11-Tōgo Furuhashi, 9-Kisei Ueda
Canadian starting lineup: 18-Borjan, 2-Johnson, 4-Miller, 15-Cornelius, 19-Davis, 22-Laria, 6-Piette, 8-Cone, 21- Osorio, 17-Larin, 20-David
Canadian substitutes: 1-St. Clair, 16-Crepo, 3-Adekugbi, 5-Victoria, 13-Defo Rollers, 14-Bobito, 10-Hoilett, 11-Joni AE, 12-Patton, 9-Miral, 23-Brem
Japan’s FIFA ranking is 19th, and Canada’s FIFA ranking is 44th. The last time the two sides met, Canada defeated Japan 2-1.