Maya Yoshida News and Features
Roberto Martinez The challenge posed by Japan will be a familiar one to Belgium boss Roberto Martinez, despite Akira Nishino's arrival as head coach.
Makoto Hasebe A point against Poland will send Japan into the World Cup knockouts but Makoto Hasebe does not plan on settling for a draw.
Shinji Okazaki Southampton were handed a painful home loss by former boss Claude Puel, who watched his rampant Leicester City win comfortably on Wednesday.
Premier League From titanic defenders to free-scoring strikers, Alex Hess assesses the players who've started this Premier League season like a train
Maya Yoshida Japan international Maya Yoshida celebrated his 29th birthday by agreeing a new three-year contract at Southampton.
Premier League Sharpen up your fantasy team with these Premier League point-grabbers, courtesy of Fantasy Football Scout's Paul McKinnon
Maya Yoshida Japan's final two World Cup qualifying games against Australia and Saudi Arabia will be crucial after they let slip a 1-0 lead away to Iraq.
Shinji Okazaki Shinji Kagawa, Shinji Okazaki, Yuya Kubo and Maya Yoshida were all on target as Japan routed Thailand 4-0 in the AFC World Cup qualifiers.
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