Japan vs. Senegal live stream: Watch World Cup online

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Japan and Senegal play their second World Cup Group H match against one another in Yekaterinburg on June 24. Here’s all the info you need to watch.

Two surprise leaders in Group H meet up in the “window to Asia” when Japan and Senegal square off in their second 2018 World Cup match in Yekaterinburg on Sunday. Japan earned three points against Colombia, taking advantage of a third-minute red card to the South American side to prevail 2-1.

A handball in the box sent off Carlos Sanchez, and Shinji Kagawa converted the ensuing penalty for Japan. Juan Fernando Quintero leveled the score before the half, but the Colombians eventually cracked. Three minutes after substituting into the match, Keisuke Honda whipped in a cross that Yuya Osako met for the winning header.

Japan are unlikely to have a man advantage for a second straight match. Senegal, their second opponent, are tied atop Group H with Japan. The Senegalese squad took down Poland 2-1 to sit alongside Japan in the group table. The first goal came on a Thiago Cionek own goal inside the final 10 minutes before halftime.

M’Baye Niang got Senegal’s second goal on a massive blunder by the Polish goalkeeper.

Poland’s lackadaisical passing proved fatal, as Niang pounced on the ball. Wojciech Szczesny, out of his goal tracking the high ball back to him, got caught in no-man’s land. Niang got to the pass first, chipped it past Szczesny, and then ran the ball into the net. Poland wrecked the clean sheet, meaning Senegal and Japan are level on both goal differential and total goals.

This match thus serves as a Group H tiebreaker. If they draw, both teams will remain atop the group table with four points. If one team manages to win, though, it will be ensured of passage into the second round. This is a spectacular chance to see both Senegal and Japan battling hard for three points.

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The World Cup match between Japan and Senegal will be broadcast live on FOX. Live streaming is available on FOX Sports, which you can access with your cable or satellite subscriptions, either online or through the FOX Sports app.

Date: Sunday, June 24
Start time: 11 a.m. ET
Location: Yekaterinburg, Russia
Stadium: Central Stadium
TV Info: FOX
Live Stream: FOX Sports, Fubo.TV

Japan’s stats from the opening match must be assessed with an asterisk, as they played effectively an entire match against a 10-man Colombia side. They controlled the ball for 62 percent of the possession. Senegal are built around swift counterattacking, as seen in Niang’s goal from the opener versus Poland

Japan need to take advantage of their set pieces. Senegal conceded a goal when Poland connected with a header off a free-kick. Japan’s two goals against Colombia came on a penalty and a corner kick. They will need to work in position to generate good free kick and corner kick chances.

Japan are a hard team to assess since they were playing an undermanned Colombia side. But they are playing well together and will give Senegal fits. The African side, on the other hand, could turn out the Japanese defense with their speed. If Senegal can get behind Japan’s back line, it could be a long day. This will likely end in a draw, but if anybody gets the late winner it will more likely be Senegal rather than Japan.