Welcome to our Mexico vs Japan betting tips, prediction and odds analysis ahead of their Olympic Games bronze medal match on Friday.
Head To Head
The teams last met in July and Japan U23 beat Mexico U23 2-1.
The teams have met five times before with Mexico U23 winning three of the games.
Japan U23 have won one of their games against Mexico U23 while the other ended in a draw.
Latest Mexico results
Mexico head into the game on the back of a 4-1 semi-final penalty shootout defeat against Brazil.
Mexico have won three out of their five games in the Olympics to date losing against Japan and Brazil.
Mexico U23 have scored 14 goals in the Olympics so far, conceding nine.
Latest Japan U23 results
Japan enter the game on the back of their 1-0 semi-final defeat to Spain.
Japan have won four out of their five Olympic Games matches to date.
Japan have scored seven goals in the Olympics so far, conceding twice.
Japan will be fired up to do their nation proud and claim bronze while Mexico may be a bit demotivated after narrowly going down in their semi-final clash against Brazil.
I expect Japan to prevail 3-2.
Anytime Goal Scorers
Mexico-Henry Martin- Martin has been prolific in this tournament for Mexico so far and Japan will need to contain him.
Japan-Takefusa Kubo-There is no doubt that Kubo will be the poacher for Japan in this game. Good form from him in front of goal could help the host nation claim the bronze medal.
Our Odds And Tips In Detail
Best Bet- Bet on Japan to win-Sunbet-odd-2.65
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