France vs Japan Preview, Live Streaming & Probable Lineup | International Friendly

France vs Japan Preview, Live Streaming & Probable Lineup | International Friendly
Date: 12 Oct 12
Venue: Stade de France, Saint-Denis, Paris
Kick Off: 20.00

Match Preview

Didier Deschamp’s France will go in to this friendly against Japan with one eye on their 2014 World Cup qualifier match with Spain on Tuesday. Whereas Alberto Zaccheroni will try to hamper to their preparation as Japan has a full strength squad with Manchester United midfielder Shinji Kagawa all set to start. In team news, Koscienly has been declared fit after a collision with Franck Ribery in training made his participation look doubtful. Cabaye & Sissoko will miss out due to injury. Up front should be the very dangerous pairing of Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema and Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud.

Live Streaming

Live Telecast Schedule for TV

US – Watch ESPN, Univision Deportes, ESPN3
France – TF1
Free live streaming of this friendly can be seen on bet365.com. You would need to signup to watch the match online.

Probable Starting Lineups

France – Lloris, Debuchy, Koscielny, Sakho, Clichy, Ribery, Capoue, Matuidi, Menez, Giroud, Benzema
Japan – Kawashima, Komano, Inoha, Yoshida, Nagatomo, Hasebe, Endo, Inui, Honda, Kagawa, Havenaar

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