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Japan also make wholesale changes to return to a more familiar side, making six in total. Kagawa, Inui, Haraguchi, Osako, Hasebe and Shoji return, with Makino, Gotoku Sakai, Yamaguchi, Usami, Muto, Okazaki dropping to the bench.
After selecting a weakened side in the victory over England, Martinez returns to a more familiar side by making 10 changes. Courtois is the only man to keep his spot with the likes of Eden Hazard, Lukaku and returning. Kompany also makes his first start of the competition after returning to fitness.
Japan subs: Masaaki Higashiguchi, Kosuke Nakamura, Ryota Oshima, Takashi Usami, Gotoku Sakai, Keisuke Honda, Wataru Endo, Naomichi Ueda, Yoshinori Muto, Tomoaki Makino, Hotaru Yamaguchi, Shinji Okazaki.
Belgium subs: Koen Casteels, Simon Mignolet, Mousa Dembele, Youri Tielemans, Thomas Vermaelen, Adnan Januzaj, Nacer Chadli, Dedryck Borata, Maroaune Fellaini, Michy Batshuayi, Leander Dendoncker, Thorgan Hazard.
Japan XI: Eiji Kawashima; Hiroki Sakai, Maya Yoshida, Gen Shoji, Yuto Nagatomo; Makoto Hasebe, Gaku Shibasaki; Genki Haraguchi, Shinji Kagawa, Takashi Unui; Yuyu Osako.
Belgium XI: Thibaut Courtois; Thomas Meunier, Toby Alderweireld, Vincent Kompany, Jan Vertonghen, Yannick Carrasco; Kevin De Bruyne, Alex Witsel; Dries Mertens, Romelu Lukaku, Eden Hazard.
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