KAZAN, Russia (AP) Changes are coming to Colombias team at the World Cup after a disappointing 2-1 loss to Japan.
The South Americans thrashed the same opponent 4-1 in the group stage in the 2014 edition in Brazil, so Tuesdays defeat was even more upsetting for Colombia.
Coach Jose Pekerman now is working on rearranging his team for Sundays clash against Poland, which also suffered a setback by losing to Senegal in its first match. Pekerman is being forced to shuffle his defensive mid-fielders, since Carlos Sanchez picked up an early red card and is banned for the second match. The Argentine has a natural replacement in Wilmar Barrios, who plays for Boca Juniors.
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