Kagawa went close in the 16th minute but his shot rolled past the post and Osako fired against the face of goal from a unsafe position in the box.
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It was the first time since 1982 Germany failed to win their opening game at a World Cup . Hirving Lozano (covered) of Mexico celebrates his 0-1 goal with team mates.
At 35-years-old, the Metz shot-stopper had little to do in the match as Colombia only threatened his goal on three occasions, though it could be argued that Quintero's free-kick should have been kept out. Falcao captain's Colombia in his first World Cup appearance.
Four-times Asian champions Japan lost 4-1 to Colombia in the 2014 World Cup in their last meeting.
However, do not expect that stat to last too long as James Rodriguez picked up the Golden Boot four years ago, as well as clinching the goal of the tournament, and he even scored in every match Colombia played.
Sanchez's sending off is also the second-fastest in World Cup history, after Uruguay's Jose Batista, who was sent off within a minute of his side's clash with Scotland in 1986.
For Colombia, a team who reached the quarter-finals in 2014, this was a miserable defeat that leaves them with two very important games against Poland and Senegal to come. The worst outcome ensued: a handball, a red card and a penalty-kick goal.
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The former Ajax youngster is one of the best young centre-backs in Europe, but his mistake led to Japan's opening goal.
Japan beat 10-man Colombia 2-1 in Group H on Tuesday to become the first Asian side to beat a South American one at the World Cup.
It's impossible to forget Colombia forward James Rodriguez's awesome run in the 2014 World Cup.
After having a man sent off and falling behind from the spot early on, Colombia regained their balance thanks to some midfield switches, probing down the flanks and ultimately pulling level.
Despite playing with a man down, Colombia did not let their heads drop as they strived to get back into the game after the setback.
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Before the votes, Israel's United Nations ambassador, Danny Danon, issued a statement welcoming the USA amendment. The resolution was adopted by a vote of 120 in favour, eight against, with 45 abstentions.