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Japan vs Brazil, international friendly: times, TV, how to watch online

Japan host Brazil in a friendly in Tokyo on Monday, as the two nations continue their preparations for the 2022 World Cup.

Game between Japan and Brazil for preparation to the Qatar World Cup.
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Japan vs Brazil: preview

Fresh from thrashing South Korea in Seoul, Brazil now face another international friendly in Asia as they go to Tokyo to take on Japan.

On Thursday, two penalties from Neymar, together with goals by Richarlison, Philippe Coutinho and Gabriel Jesus, earned a 5-1 win for Tite’s men, who are undefeated since losing the Copa América final to Argentina last July.

Japan also head into Monday’s clash on an unbeaten run, having won seven and drawn one since going down to Saudi Arabia in World Cup qualifying in October.

Hajime Moriyasu’s side, who like Brazil will be at the World Cup later this year, continued their preparations for Qatar 2022 with a 4-1 friendly thumping of Paraguay three days ago, courtesy of strikes by Takuma Asano, Daichi Kamada, Kaoru Mitoma and Ao Tanaka.

Japan have never beaten Japan; indeed, they have lost their past six meetings with the Seleção, going back to 2005. When the sides last faced off, in a 2017 friendly in Lille, the Brazilians saw off the Samurai Blue 3-1.

Neymar scored the opener from the spot as Brazil beat Japan 3-1 in the teams' most recent meeting, in 2017.
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Neymar scored the opener from the spot as Brazil beat Japan 3-1 in the teams' most recent meeting, in 2017.YVES HERMANREUTERS

What time does Japan vs Brazil kick off?

The international friendly between Japan and Brazil will kick off at the Japan National Stadium, Tokyo, on Monday 6 June 2022 at 7:20pm local time (JST). In the United States, that’s 6:20am ET and 3:20am PT.

Check out what time Japan vs Brazil starts wherever you are on the planet.

Where can I watch Japan vs Brazil in the US?

TV viewers in the United States will be able to tune in to the match on the channel beIN SPORTS XTRA.

If you’re looking to watch the game online in the US, you’ll be able to do so on beIN CONNECT. The streaming service fuboTV is also an option.

Find out which channel or online platform is showing Japan vs Brazil where you are.

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