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Did you stay up all night watching that awful Japan v Greece match?

Nobody outside of Colombia enjoyed that game. The stalemate assures them of a place in the last 16.

COLOMBIA QUALIFIED FOR the last 16 of the World Cup for the first time in 24 years after Japan and 10-man Greece played out a dire 0-0 draw in Natal.

Brazil Soccer WCup Japan Greece Yoshito Okubo knows how you feel after watching that. Source: Ricardo Mazalan

Japan failed to take advantage of the Greeks being reduced to 10 men from the 38th minute when captain Konstantinos Katsouranis was sent off for a second bookable offence – which was probably the most exciting moment of the game.
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Both sides picked up their first point and can still qualify from Group C, although they must win their final matches to do so.

Soccer - FIFA World Cup 2014 - Group C - Japan v Greece - Estadio das Dunas Source: EMPICS Sport

Greece play Ivory Coast, who are on three points, in their final match while Japan tackle Colombia, who have a perfect six points.

- © AFP, 2014

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