Japan U23 vs South Africa U23 Prediction – Olympic 2020 – 07/22

Japan U23 vs South Africa U23 prediction on July 22, 2021. Japan U23 will face South Africa U23 in the opening match of Group A of the 2020 Olympic group stage in men’s football, the goal of the host country must be to win, while South Africa U23 will also aim for the possibility to win points.

Japan U23 Overview

Japan U23 vs South Africa U23 Prediction

Japan U23 is still an extremely familiar face at the Olympics because with so much strength in Asia, it is very normal for them to represent this continent to compete in the Olympics. However, in the 2020 Olympics, there will be a little difference, because Japan U23 will still participate but will be the host country team. Therefore, the pressure for a good result will obviously be greater than in previous years.

South Africa U23 Overview

South Africa U23 has only had 2 appearances in 1 Summer Olympics in men’s football content. That was in 2000 and 2016, but after 2 appearances, South Africa U23 could not pass the group stage to win the right to go on. In addition to the fact that African football is lagging behind the world, South Africa U23 is not overrated when it comes to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. With a relaxed attitude and no pressure, South Africa U23 is also expected to compete in this tournament.

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Japan U23 vs South Africa U23 Prediction

Asian Bet – Japan U23 vs South Africa U23 prediction

According to experts, Japan at the beginning of the game will be the time when they learn the opponent, so the first half is highly likely to end with a goalless draw. And in the second half, Japan U23 will have changes in tactics and get a lead. 

When having the advantage of taking the lead, Japan will actively reduce the tempo of the match and preserve its victory. Thus, in today’s Asian handicap match, South Africa U23 will be a very optimal choice for fans in both the first and second half. Because the house is currently listing South Africa U23 extremely favorably.

Japan U23 vs South Africa U23 Prediction

  • Choose South Africa U23 +1/2 (HT)
  • Choose South Africa U23 +1 1/4 (FT)

European Bet

Japan U23 vs South Africa U23 Prediction

The European odds offered by the house are *1.28-7.80-4.80* corresponding to the home team’s win-lose and draw ratio. Based on the advantage of the home field and the quality of the squad is much better, experts predict that today’s match will have Japan U23 as the most optimal investment point for fans in bet 1×2.

Choose Japan U23 (FT)

Over/Under Bet – Japan U23 vs South Africa U23 prediction

Experts believe that the Asian representative will be determined to play safely and wait for the opponent to make a mistake. Thus, this match will not be able to have more than 2 goals scored. And need to know, the safe play of the Japanese team has become their trademark when the play of the sunrise team always has physical features.

Japan U23 vs South Africa U23 Prediction:

  • Choose Under 1 (HT)
  • Choose Under 2.5 (FT)


Japan U23: Tani, Tanaka, Doan, Endo, Hayashi, Kubo, Miyoshi, Nakayama, Sakai, Tomiyasu, Yoshida.

South Africa U23: Vyger; Maart, Phohlongo, Magqwaka, Mphahlele, De Reuck, Ngcobo, Sibanyoni, Letsoalo, Malinga, Ngobeni.