In a match that meant everything to Japan and very little to Colombia, Japan could not stop the Colombian attack as they bow out of the competition in a 1-4 final.
Japan Starting XI: Kawashima, Uchida, Honda, Nagatomo, Okazaki, Kagawa, Okubo, Aoyama, Konno, Hasebe (C), Yoshida.
Japan XI: Kawashima, Uchida, Honda, Nagatomo, Okazaki, Okubo, Konno, Yamaguchi, Hasebe (c), Osako, Yoshida
Japan XI: Kawashima, Uchida, Honda, Nagatomo, Morishige, Okazaki, Kagawa, Yamaguchi, Hasebe, Osako, Yoshida
Ryan Giggs surprised everyone, especially fantasy managers, with a young lineup against Hull City today.
Shinji Kagawa produced a few promising moments late against Real Sociedad on Wednesday after he moved into a central role but he was marginalized starting in a wide position.
Shinji Kagawa has struggled to secure a place in the starting eleven at Manchester United and his frustration likely grew as he was pulled off at halftime.
Shinji Kagawa had been a non-factor in United's season until Tuesday's match when he made his first start of the season.