Colombia v Japan: Group H - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

The Best Photos From Japan vs. Colombia

Colombia's World Cup dreams got off to a nightmarish start when Carlos Sanchez was called for a handball and sent off just three minutes after the opening whistle. Japan would capitalize against their undermanned foes, edging the Group H favorites 2-1 in front of a packed house at Mordovia Arena. Here, the best photos from the Samurai Blue's huge opening victory.

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