Gaku was a starter in Japan’s win over Paraguay

05/09/2019 21:00

Gaku Shibasaki has been called up for Japan's two international fixtures.

The Japanese team won (2-0) in a friendly match against Paraguay on Thursday 5 September, for the Kirin Challenge Cup. The clash was played at the Kashima Soccer Stadium.

Dépor's midfielder started and was substituted in the 76th minute by Ko Itakura.

On Tuesday 10, Japan will visit Myanmar [Burma] (6:50pm local time, 2:20pm in Spain), at the Thuwunna Stadium in Rangoon, to take part in the second qualifying round for the 2022 Qatar World Cup and the 2023 AFC Asian Cup hosted by China.

Therefore, Gaku will miss the league fixture against Albacete, this Saturday 7 September at ABANCA-RIAZOR (4pm).